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Available to academic libraries on the ProQuest platform
Definitive A&I for engineering and physics
Over 16 million records

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Overview

Academic libraries can now offer access to the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) renowned Inspec database on the award-winning ProQuest platform. Containing over 16 million records, Inspec is one of the most definitive abstract and indexing databases for subject specific and interdisciplinary research in the fields of engineering, physics and computer science.

Access through the award-winning ProQuest interface enables Inspec to be cross-searched with hundreds of other databases on the ProQuest platform – including full-text content in ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global, the SciTech Premium Collection, and the Technology Collection.

Inspec continues to be available to corporate researchers through ProQuest Dialog.

  • Content Type: Scholarly journals, Books, Dissertations, Theses, Patents, Standards, Conference Proceedings

Unique Research

Inspec is home to a vast collection of unique research, not available through any other database. This allows institutions to streamline their subscriptions and enables researchers to locate relevant, hard to find materials to support their work.

Constantly Evolving

Additionally, Inspec is constantly evolving with regular, weekly content updates indexed by a team of editorial subject specialists. This ensures that the most pertinent and timely research is available to all Inspec users, essential for time-sensitive research fields such as physics and computing.

Diverse scope and coverage

Extended and comprehensive coverage: over 10 million journal articles, over 4.5 million conference papers, over 14,000 book titles and over 450 open access journals are indexed.

Research experience

Access through the award-winning ProQuest interface enables Inspec to be cross-searched with hundreds of other databases on the ProQuest platform – including full-text content in ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global and the SciTech Premium Collection.

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