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CHEM6611: Scientific Communication in Chemistry

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Additional Physical Sciences Databases

Database Attributes

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  Compendex Inspec
Quick guide

Engineering Village Quick Reference Guide (PDF)

IET Inspec Engineering Village quick reference guide (PDF). Also see the Engineering Village Quick Reference Guide.

Years

1884–

1898–

Literature Types

Journal articles, books (and some book chapters), dissertations, preprints, conference papers, standards, patents, trade journals; 35+ languages

Journal articles, books (and some book chapters), dissertations, preprints, conference papers, standards, patents, videos; 35+ languages
Purpose(s) Comprehensively indexing worldwide engineering and applied physical sciences literature Comprehensively indexing worldwide physics and electronics literature; selectively indexing computer science and information technology literature
Properties Can search and/or filter results by reported values for > 60 properties and/or experimental conditions Can search and/or filter results by reported values for 25 properties and/or experimental conditions
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