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Inspec and Inspec Archive

Number of simultaneous users

Unlimited

Allowable Uses

Access is available on and off campus to Ryerson University students, faculty and staff.
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Description

Available through Engineering Village, Inspec (1969-current) is the leading bibliographic database providing access to the scientific literature in electrical engineering, electronics, physics, control engineering, information technology, communications, computers, computing, and manufacturing and production engineering. Produced by the Institution of Electrical Engineers, the database contains over eight million bibliographic records taken from 3,500 scientific and technical journals and 1,500 conference proceedings.

The Inspec Archive provides access to historical scientific records spanning the years 1898 through 1968. With the digitizing of the entire collection of Science Abstracts Journals, which were the precursors to the Inspec database, users are provided access to over 873,000 abstract records.