Welcome to BSOL Academic

BSOL Academic is a key resource for all your institution’s departments. It includes over 50 subject modules covering all disciplines from management, law, finance and technology to food, transport, energy, textiles, sciences and healthcare.

BSOL Standards


Developed by BSI, the world’s first and oldest National Standards Body, this unique resource offers a quality of information that is second to none. As well as standards developed by BSI, BSOL Academic includes standards from leading European and international standards development organisations including ISO, ASTM, CEN, CENELEC and IEC. All the most widely adopted standards are included alongside documents specific to individual countries and industries to help students compare and contrast information.

BSOL Academic provides:

  • Complete access to key standards information, applicable for all your library users
  • Full text access to over 90,000 adopted standards and best practice guides
  • High quality, trusted information developed by prestigious and influential organisations including BSI, the first National Standards Body, and leading standards development organisations including ISO, ASTM, IEC, CEN and CENELEC
  • Comprehensive coverage of information spanning all subject areas
  • Daily updates for access to the latest best practice
  • Ability to set up notification alerts to track changes to standards