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INSPEC is produced by the Institution of Electrical Engineers and is regarded as the premier database for access to the world's leading scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computers and computing and information technology. (INSPEC was developed from Science Abstracts, first published in 1898.)

Key Features

Material covered includes journal articles, conference proceedings, reports, dissertations, patents and books, published in English and many other languages.

Type and Number of Publications

INSPEC has been in production since 1969, and contains over 7 million records, each one referring to a published journal article, conference paper or other document. Approximately a further 300,000 records are added per year in weekly updates. INSPEC records cover the period from 1969 to the present date.

Subject Coverage

Covering physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computers & computing and information technology.



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