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Optometry: Standards

Understanding references for standards

The reference for a standard looks like this:

Standard reference number: year (republished year, if applicable). Title of standard. Place of publication: publisher.

For example:
BS 5605:1990 (1999). Citing and referencing published material. London: British Standard Institution.

Finding standards

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Aston University Library & Information Services do not have a subscription to access British Standards Online.  There are a small number of British Standards available in the Library.

If you have a member login for the College of Optometrists website, you can access British Standards Online via the Members Area of that website.