Inspec on Engineering Village

A new Engineering Village user interface was launched in 2012.  Further details can be found here
http://www.ei.org/releases

Guides to using controlled indexing when searching Inspec on Elsevier's Engineering Village platform

 

 

 

Inspec on Engineering Village quick reference guide

 

 

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 Inspec on Engineering Village user notes

Cover of Inspec on Ei user notes

 

 

Chemical indexing on Engineering Village

A controlled indexing system for inorganic substances and material systems designed to overcome a number of problems which arise when searching for chemical substances using uncontrolled index terms.

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Numerical indexing on Engineering Village

Used to solve problems arising from the variety of ways in which an author may express a particular value. Inspec's numerical data indexing standardises the format in which numerical values are shown.

 

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Inspec on Engineering Village user guide in Spanish

Ei Spanish user guide cover

 

Training videos for the Engineering Village platform

The  Inspec Database on the Engineering Village platform:  subject search examples
This is the first of 2 videos showing Inspec search examples on the Engineering Village platform.  This video demonstrates how using Inspec’s subject indexing may be used to refine and retrieve results that closely match the searcher’s requirements.  The different search options are reviewed including how to refine your search and use Inspec keywords, classification codes and IPC (International Patent Classification) codes to produce accurate results.

 

The Inspec Database on the Engineering Village platform:  author, affiliation and other special searches
This is the second of 2 videos showing Inspec search examples on the Engineering Village platform.  This video demonstrates how to carry out effective searches for authors, author affiliations, conference and source information, publication types, language, treatment codes and keywords in publication titles.