Report:Inspec/Common Ways to Access/Individual System Details/DialogClassic Web
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Dialog Classic Web
|Are all file specific search fields enabled?||Yes, all fields can be searched.|
|Is the Thesaurus for controlled vocabulary accessible?||Yes, full Thesaurus functionality is available and included.|
|Which search operators are available?||Boolean operators; numeric operators*; proximity operators.
Proximity operators include adjacency operators (fixed order or unfixed order), and operators that limit results to the same field. During test searches, proximity operators could be used in combination with truncation operators.
|Is truncation available?||Yes, both unlimited and limited right truncation operators are available; limited internal truncation operators are available. During testing, use of left truncation and SLART** also retrieved search results.|
|Graphical or command line interface?||Command line.|
|What dates are covered?||Inspec is available from 1969-date and Inspec Archive is available from 1898-1968.|
|*The Inspec database contains numeric information. Numeric operators allow this data to be searched as a single value, a range of values, or any value above or below a particular number.
**SLART stands for Simultaneous Left And Right Truncation.
DialogClassic Web provides web-based access to a full featured classical command-mode format of Dialog. This gives advanced users the classical command line input that they may be used to from searching on previous, non graphical systems. Inspec records are available in their complete bibliographic text.