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Powerful functionality

The new Inspec platform incorporates extra functionality that gives the expert researcher the edge to get the results they need. Whether you’re keen to monitor competitor activities or need to check the compatibility of various databases, Inspec provides the added value functions tailored to your specific needs.

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For the professional searcher and data miner

A sophisticated tool to allow analysis of preselected results by

  • Ranked order (e.g., the number or articles written by given authors)
  • Number of hits over time (e.g.the number of articles per year that contain a particular classification code) and to download the results in CSV format for further analysis.

A module for viewing the analysed results as graphs, pie and bar charts showing the most frequent occurrences for content in fields such as thesaurus terms, journals,classification codes and publishers.

For the librarian

Provision of COUNTER usage statistics.

Open URL
Compliancy for linking to full-text and library resources.

MetaSearch compatibility
Allowing Inspec to be searched alongside other databases when searched using systems such as MetaLib or other federated search systems.

Content and coverage

  • Physics
  • Electrical & electronic engineering
  • Communications
  • Computer science
  • Control Engineering
  • Information technology

Features and functionality 

  • Powerful searching
  • Intuitive user interface
  • Browse Inspec taxonomies
  • Advanced results processing
  • Personalisation and more
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