What is IET Inspec?
The IET Inspec Database is your premier source of abstracts and indexing to non-patent literature in the fields of physics, electronics, electrical engineering, telecommunications, computing, control, production and manufacturing engineering. Find out more here.
Why search IET Inspec?
The IET Inspec Database is the world’s leading English-language bibliographic database in physics, electronics, computing and engineering containing over 13 million abstracts and indexing to global non-patent literature. Scanning nearly 8000, non-patent literature sources including scientific and technical journals, conference proceedings, in addition to numerous books, reports, dissertations and electrical patents from 1969-1976, it provides a rich source of bibliographic records to non-patent global literature from 1898 to present. It also includes specialised and subject indexing by experts to ensure fast, accurate search results.
IET Inspec provides a comprehensive index of literature in 5 main subjects: physics, electrical engineering and electronics, computers and control, information technology and mechanical and production engineering. It is a multidisciplinary resource database that covers a wide range of topics including operations research, materials science, oceanography, nuclear science, geophysics, nanotechnology and biomedical engineering.