INSPEC provides the leading English-language bibliographic access to the world's scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computers, computing, and information technology. In addition, there is significant coverage in materials science, oceanography, nuclear engineering, geophysics, biomedical engineering and biophysics. The database contains over eight million bibliographic records taken from 3,500 scientific and technical journals and 1,500 conference proceedings. Approximately 330,000 new records are added to the database annually.
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1969 - present.
Over 3,500 scientific and technical journals and some 1,500 conference proceedings, as well as numerous books, reports and dissertations.
Type of coverage
The INSPEC database consists of over 3,500 scientific and technical journals and some 1,500 conference proceedings, as well as numerous books, reports and dissertations.
Print counterpart or
- Physics Abstracts
- Electrical & Electronics Abstracts
- Computer & Control Abstracts
Institution of Electrical Engineers
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