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Inspec Training Videos

Short introductory videos

An introduction to Inspec: the world’s most definitive database in physics and technology
Find out why Inspec should be your main information resource for obtaining quality research information

Inspec: content and coverage
Learn more about the subject coverage and types of content indexed by Inspec

Inspec: subject indexing
Inspec has a wide range of specialised subject indexing which can help you swiftly retrieve your precise information requirements 

The Inspec  bibliographic fields: finding authors, companies and much more
Use Inspec to find potential collaborators, track research from particular organisations, find specific conference information and refine your search by various attributes such as author’s treatment

The Inspec Archive: 1898-1968
Learn more about Inspec’s coverage of early scientific literature

Vendor platform training videos

Ebscohost

The  Inspec Database on the EBSCOhost platform: subject search examples
This is the first of two videos showing Inspec search examples on the EBSCOhost 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 EBSCOhost platform:  author, affiliation and other special searches
This is the second of two videos showing Inspec search examples on the EBSCOhost 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.

Engineering Village

The  Inspec Database on the Engineering Village platform:  subject search examples
This is the first of two 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 two 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.

Ovid SP

The Inspec Database on the OvidSP platform: subject search examples
This is the first of two videos showing Inspec search examples on the OvidSP 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 and classification codes to produce accurate results.

The Inspec Database on the OvidSP platform: author, affiliation and other special searches
This is the second of two videos showing Inspec search examples on the OvidSP 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.

Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge

The Inspec Database on the Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge platform: subject search examples
This is the first of two videos showing Inspec search examples on the Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge 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 and classification codes to produce accurate results 

The Inspec Database on the Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge platform: author, affiliation and other special searches
This is the second of two videos showing Inspec search examples on the Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge 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.