Innovation begins with Dialog®

Dialog® presents the authoritative sources you expect, in an interface that adapts to the needs of any user. From the novice searcher to the skilled information professional and everyone in between, Dialog points you to the critical information you need to make informed decisions and fuel new discoveries.

Complete, Reliable Sources You Expect

Dialog pioneered the online information industry in the early 1970s, delivering content from the world’s most authoritative sources. Today, Dialog continues to be a market-leading provider of premium content — now in a user-friendly, flexible interface

Precision Search For:

  • Information Professionals
  • Scientists
  • Engineers
  • Patent searchers
  • Healthcare professionals
  • Food technologists
  • Analysts
  • Telecommunications and computer designers

Industry Expertise In:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Diagnostics and medical devices
  • Energy and environment
  • Engineering and technology
  • Food and agriculture
  • Healthcare
  • News and trade
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Patents
  • Telecommunications and computing

Intuitive Access to Information for Everyone

An effective search is only possible with the right tools. That’s why Dialog offers search functions for every skill level — Basic, Advanced, and Command-Line searchers.

  • Basic Search works much like an open web search, with precision built in behind the scenes for end users.
  • Advanced Search is a guided template-based search based on fields and limiters.
  • Command Line Search allows information professionals to compose extremely precise searches to pinpoint the most relevant results.

Users can easily collaborate with each other on searches despite differences in skill levels and search types.

Sophisticated Workflow Tools You Need

Dialog allows searchers of all skill levels to quickly find, organise, and share the right information through one-click options on the same interface. Download results, save searches, create custom reports, and more, with easy-to-use tools that facilitate collaboration and customisation.

Ongoing Training and Support You Deserve

Keep all your Dialog users working efficiently with help from our world-class Global Customer Support team. From live web-based training to pre-recorded webinars, self-guided training modules to downloadable reference guides, Dialog gives you limitless training resources to help you get the most from your search experience.

Need more hands-on help? Our trusted Search Specialists provide expert assistance to support your research needs at every step, including search consultation, technical support, and specialised training.

And getting started is simple. The Dialog team has experience with implementations and transitions of all types. We’ll help you build and refine your search strategy — and we have extensive experience transitioning alerts and saved searches.

Flexible Pricing to Fit Any Budget

No two organizations are alike. So Dialog offers content bundles and flexible pricing plans to meet your needs and your budget. The plans include:

Standard Transactional Plan that works on a pay-as-you-go basis.
Commitment Plan that offers discounts when you commit to a minimum annual contract value.
Choice and Site License Plans, which offer flat rate subscriptions for specific databases or groups of databases.

These plans can be combined to provide a customised package to best suit the needs of your organisation