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INSPEC and COMPENDEX Guide: Download Results

INSPEC covers physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computers and computing, robotics, and information technology. COMPENDEX comprehensively covers the broad subject areas of engineering and applied science.

Download Results

You can select particular records from the search results in several ways. You can individually mark the check boxes next to their corresponding records or you can use the Results Manager at the top of the search results page.

Results Manager

From here you can select all records on an individual page of results by checking the box next to Page; or you can individually select a record by checking the box next to its number and then clicking on the View Selections link. You can add up to 400 records to work with in Selected Records.

Click on the Selected Records icon in the top navigation bar to work with your Selected Records.
You can now remove unwanted records by clicking on the Remove button next to the citation and you can select how to download your records by selecting one of the Email, Print, Download, Save to Folder options.

  • Email Selected Records
    By clicking on the e-mail output option, you can e-mail the results to yourself or others. An e-mail form box will appear that allows you to enter the e-mail address of the recipient, as well as any message you wish to add to the e-mail.
  • Print Selected Records
    Selecting the print option will format the Selected Records in a clean format suitable for printing. All links to fulltext and local holdings are removed. The records appear in a new window in a printer friendly format. Click on the Print icon in the new window to start printing.
  • Download Selected Records
    By selecting the download option, you can choose to download the records in RIS, BibTex, RefWorks (direct import), or ASCII format. You will be asked to choose the format you wish. The RIS format is compatible with most bibliographic utilities such as EndNote.
  • Save to Folder
    You need to register with EI Village to use this feature. By clicking on Save to Folder button you will be taking to a screen to either log in or register. This feature allows you to save to an EI server and you can log in at anytime from any computer to access your saved results.

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