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LibGuides to using Inspec on a vendor platform

LibGuides for the Inspec database (http://iet.libguides.com) are now available on the Springshare platform. The LibGuides provide an overview of Inspec on various platforms in a quick reference manner plus conveniently link to Inspec informational videos. Librarians are encouraged to add the Inspec LibGuide, for their specific data delivery platform, into their existing LibGuide catalog for engineering, physics and computer science. It is also highly recommended that librarians include a link, in their LibGuides, for end-users to easily launch the organizations subscription to Inspec. For general information on LibGuides and the Springshare platform, please visit http://www.springshare.com/libguides/


Free lists of the journals covered by Inspec



Free indexing guides



Quick Reference Guides to using Inspec on a vendor platform

Dialog user guides

Ebsco user guides

Elsevier user guides

Inspec Direct user guides

Minesoft user guide

Ovid user guides

Questel user guides

STN user guides

Thomson Innovation user guide

Web of Science user guides


Industry Guides