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IET Innovates
Research & Knowledge Newsletter
April 2014
IET Innovates

Welcome to the latest issue of the IET Innovates newsletter. Please feel free to contact us with feedback and/or topic suggestions for future issues. Enjoy!



Customer Spotlight - CAPES
CAPES, established over 57 years, is a government agency linked to the Brazilian Ministry of Education in charge of promoting high standards for post-graduate courses in Brazil. Over 380 universities in Brazil gain access to higher education technology resources, literature and databases from its affiliation with CAPES. The IET works closely with CAPES in providing the scientific, physics and engineering universities under its umbrella, access to the world renowned Inspec database.
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Inspec database

The world’s brightest minds and innovators rely on the broad scope and significant coverage of scientific data found in the Inspec database to move research forward. Use the information below to stay current on Inspec; you can also follow Inspec on Twitter.

Inspec Customer Research
In 2013, we concluded a worldwide survey in which we received feedback on Inspec from librarians in academic, corporate and government organizations.
See what librarians across the globe are saying about Inpsec

Inspec Hot Topics
Please enjoy our hot topic articles, created by an IET Inspec subject expert, on current topics of general scientific interest.

. Big Bang
March saw some extremely interesting results being announced by the BICEP2 collaboration. BICEP2 is a radio telescope that measures the polarisation of the cosmic microwave background (CMB).
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Inspec LibGuides are now available

LibGuides for the Inspec database  are available on the Springshare platform. The LibGuides provide an overview of Inspec on various platforms in a quick reference manner plus conveniently link to Inspec informational videos.
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Inspec News

IET's Inspec Database Adds 14 Millionth Record
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IET and WTI Announce Electric Mobility Knowledge Sharing Initiative
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IET Digital Library

IDL Platform Upgrade
The IET Digital Library has just undergone a significant platform upgrade to bring new features and better navigation to our users. Learn more

Healthcare Technology Letters - NEW
Receive a free trial of the IET’s new online-only journal Exclusively available on the IET Digital Library for 2014
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IDL News
IHS and IET Announce New Partnership to Provide eBooks in Specialist Subject Areas for Engineering and Technical Professionals
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IET and KISTI announce agreement to disseminate scientific information in Korea
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Open Access at the IET
Authors of accepted papers in any of our journals now have the option to have their paper made open access on publication.

Contact us to submit your paper to The Journal of Engineering.

IET eBooks
Author Interview - Karl F. Warnick
. We asked authors of our esteemed IET eBooks a series of questions; ranging from their career, body of work and challenges – to their ideas on how to get kids interested in math and science. Read what Karl F. Warnick, author of Numerical Methods for Engineering: An Introduction Using MATLAB and Computational Electromagnetics, shared with us to get an exclusive glimpse into his wide ranging thoughts. Warnick's book is published with SciTech Publishing an imprint of the IET. Read interview ►
IET title from Karl F. Warnick

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Articles from latest issue of E&T Magazine



Mars - what would it take to live there?
As global interest in Mars exploration gains momentum, researchers are simulating what life would be like on the Red Planet. One such simulation has just taken place in the USA.

Technology brands top for value in 2014
Apple's success in pioneering new types of product has helped it top a global league table that assesses the value of corporate brands.

What nanomedicines will do for us - eventually
Pharmaceutical giants have promised consumers an army of nanorobots capable of curing'a whole host of diseases. As we await these medical breakthroughs, a different form of nano-sized health aid called nanomedicine is emerging.

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