Searching the Inspec Thesaurus
This search aid allows you to select one or more terms to add to your search
query. Each Inspec record is indexed in the product using controlled terms
selected from the Inspec Thesaurus to help you find the records you need in your
search. The thesaurus shows:
- The relationships between terms,
- The dates on which the terms were added to the thesarus and the terms in use
before these given dates, and
- A listing of controlled terms and cross reference terms.
See Inspec Thesaurus Details
for more detailed information about the Inspec Thesaurus.
Enter a word or phrase in the text box. Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT) and
wildcards (* ? $) are permitted.
Click the Find button to go to a list of terms that contain
the characters that you entered.
Click the Add button to select an item from the list. The
selected item is added to the text box at the bottom of the page.
Click OK to transfer the selected item(s) to the Search
Browse Inspec Thesaurus Hierarchy Option
Click the View in Hierarchy
icon to view the term in the context of the thesaurus hierarchy.
Click the View Thesaurus Details
icon to view details about the thesaurus term. These details include references
to broader terms, narrower terms, and related terms.
Click the Expand Term
icon to display narrower thesaurus terms.
- superlattice* OR quantum well*
- computer* AND imag*