For more information on standards:

World Standards Services Network
This will provide general information about standards such as a definition, the role, and life cycle of a standard.

NSSN: A National Resource for Global Standards
This site will give you a list of standard developers and is also a good resource to find a standard by topic.

Global Engineering Documents
Use this site if you need to determine if a standard exists on a topic. This is also useful resource for non-NCSU affiliates to use to order standards.