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INSPEC and COMPENDEX Guide: Viewing 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.

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Use these links to learn more about what you can do with search results in INSPEC & COMPENDEX.

Viewing Results

Search results are initially presented in the citation format. This provides enough information to identify the source publication. To view a record in its abstract or detailed format click on the Abstract, or Detailed hyperlinks beneath each individual citation.

When records are displayed in the abstract format, INSPEC controlled terms, and author names are hyperlinked. By clicking on a controlled term, the system will retrieve all records within INSPEC indexed with that term from the date range specified in your original search. By clicking on an author name, the system will retrieve all records within INSPEC with that author from the beginning of the database (1969).


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