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At Inspec, we are constantly trying to do more to meet  our customers' needs. Here are the latest developments in Inspec.  

Latest press releases

The IET announces new developments to Inspec 

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is making exciting new developments to its market leading Inspec database which will increase discoverability of content and provide new functionality to support the research process. New generation Inspec will continue to leverage the expertise of IET subject specialist indexers, but will combine it with the latest in AI and semantic technologies to increase the amount of content that is indexed and made discoverable to its tens of thousands of users.

The renowned Inspec database indexed its trailblazing 15 millionth record this week.

Created by the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET), Inspec is one of the world’s most definitive sources of specialized scientific and technical literature; researchers at nine out of the world’s top 10 universities for engineering and technology use Inspec in their search for answers to global engineering challenges 1.


IET’s Inspec Database Adds 14 Millionth Record

Inspec, the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s database of cutting-edge science and engineering research, has indexed its 14 millionth record, highlighting the IET’s commitment to making essential, high-quality scientific and technological intelligence easily available to an international audience.


IET and WTI Announce Electric Mobility Knowledge Sharing Initiative

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and WTI Frankfurt have announced a new agreement to include 500,000 IET Inspec records on electric vehicles and mobility in the WTI Wissensplattform Elektromobilität (WTI Electric Mobility Knowledge Platform) and TecScan Journals.


The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Enters Landmark Co-branding Publishing Agreement with McGraw-Hill Professional

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Enters Landmark Co-branding Publishing Agreement with McGraw-Hill Professionaly


IET boosts China presence with EEFOCUS partnership

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and Chinese engineering portal EEFOCUS have announced a partnership that will see the IET’s essential engineering intelligence made available to over 1 million researchers and academics throughout China. 


IET and Minesoft Launch Minesoft Inspec Platform

Platform links IET Inspec’s science and engineering research database with Minesoft’s patent information services


IET’s Inspec Database Adds 13 Millionth Record

Leading database for science, engineering and technology research passes 13M milestone with significant healthcare technology paper


The IET addresses the growing field of biometric recognition in its new journal

The Institution of Engineering and Technology, one of the world’s leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community, announces the launch of its latest journal, IET Biometrics.


Revealed: an Engineer’s verdict on the Titanic before its fateful voyage

A 100-year-old abstract detailing an engineer’s verdict on the SS Titanic just a few months before its fateful voyage in April 1912 has been uncovered in the Inspec Archive database


Minesoft and the IET combine forces to launch powerful new Inspec service

IET and Minesoft are pleased to announce the launch of the Inspec Database on the Minesoft platform in 2012.


IET.tv video indexing and links

Over 2000 videos are to be indexed on Inspec.


Winners of the Emerald Licensing Partnership Award for 2011

Inspec proudly announces that it has been awarded the Emerald Licensing Partnership Award for 2011.


Inspec signs agreement to index Japan Science and Technology Agency journals

Inspec is to load the metadata from 185 journals on J-STAGE.


IET Innovates - Research & Knowledge Newsletter

IET Innovates provides information & updates on IET publishing products & scientific/industry news. This electronic newsletter replaces the former print Inspec Matters newsletter.

To subscribe to the IET Innovates newsletter, please go to the Newsletters tab in the Interests section of MyIET (requires site registration), and select the "Research and Knowledge" newsletter.