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ME 490 - Engineering Design

Search for Standards in Engineering Village

  • You can search for standards alongside other engineering literature that provide background for and context on how to achieve the standard.
  • Or you can search specifically for standards by using the “document type” refinement to filter for results that include standards.

Example Citation

The basics of a reference list entry for a standard retrieved online:

  • Author.
  • Year (in round brackets).
  • Standard title (in italics).
  • Standard number (in round brackets).
  • Retrieved from the homepage URL of the publisher.
  • The first line of each citation is left adjusted. Every subsequent line is indented 5-7 spaces.


Standards Australia, & Standards New Zealand. (2018). Interior and workspace lighting part 2.5: Hospital and medical tasks (AS/NZS 1680.2.5-2018). Retrieved from

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