CSA OnDemand is a searchable library of standards from the Canadian Standards Association. It provides continually updated standards for online viewing and downloadable PDFs. Standards available through NSCC's subscription cover the following Subject Areas:
Your can get to CSA OnDemand from the NSCC Libraries' website > Library Resources > Databases. Or use the following link:
You can keyword search in the "Search Products" search field or select My Library on the right for a full list of all Standards available.
Once in the My Library section, you’ll see a list of available standards (“parents”). Click on one of the Standards from the list to see the current and previous editions of that Standard (“children” of that Standard)
Example: List ("children") of the current and previous editions of the CSA B355 Standard.
You can also search the standards by:
Select a Standard. On the right-hand side, you will see two options: View Online and Download PDF.
The standard will now open in the Online Web Viewer (can be used with any mobile device). Here you can use the zoom function to increase font size, go to a specific page, and search within the document.
Save a standard to your browser's memory (enabling offline access):
Click on Download PDF and do one of the following:
You can link to specific Standards using the Share button located above the View Online and Download PDF options. Links can be pasted into an email or added to a Brightspace course.
When you select Share, a window will appear on your screen with the permalink to that Standard. Select Copy Link.
An example message might be:
To link to Standard Z317.5-17 Illumination Design in Health Care Facilities
Please note: Sharing downloaded PDFs through Brightspace would require special copyright permission. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.