Inspec indexing on STN

Guides to using controlled indexing when searching Inspec on the STN platform.

STN quick reference guide

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Chemical indexing on STN

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 terms.

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Numerical indexing on STN

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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