Engineering Village – new numeric search feature for Compendex and Inspec


Now you can refine your searches using numeric data – e.g., rate of a data transfer, thermal properties of a material, size of microchip components —across both Compendex and Inspec on the Engineering Village platform. Speed up your searches and open up new lines of investigation quickly and easily.

New to Engineering Village or want a quick refresher? Once logged into Engineering Village access the Getting Started learning module via the Getting Started tab on the right side of the screen. It includes instructional video tutorials that highlight the most important Engineering Village features and functionalities. Getting Started covers training topics, such as:  ‘How to run a Quick Search’, ‘Working with the Results’, ‘Setting up and using Alerts’, and more. The module can be started in any order and can be completed in just a few minutes.

Compendex is a comprehensive bibliographic database of engineering research in the broad subject areas of engineering and applied science including: nuclear technology; bioengineering; transportation; chemical and process engineering; light and optical technology; agricultural engineering and food technology; computers and data processing; applied physics; electronics and communications control; civil, mechanical, materials, petroleum, aerospace, and automotive engineering. Compendex combined with the Ei Engineering Index Backfile provides coverage from 1884 to the present day. The database is updated weekly. Access Compendex here.

Inspec is a leading bibliographic database providing access to the world’s scientific literature in: electrical engineering; electronics; physics; control engineering; information technology; communications; computers; computing; manufacturing and production engineering. Inspec combined with the Inspec Archive provides coverage from 1898 to the present day. The database is updated weekly. Access Inspect here.

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