Dialog

Dialog allows researchers to access and search peer-reviewed content databases from the world’s most reliable sources. 

Get in touch to learn how Dialog can improve your research process. 

Access and Search Authoritative Research

Through Dialog, researchers can access and search peer-reviewed content in over 140 literature databases, which offers:

  • 1.3 billion authoritative records
  • 20 million pages of newspapers
  • 33 full-text patent authorities
  • 69 bibliographic patent authorities
  • Dissertations and theses

Advanced Search Syntax

Dialog offers an advanced search syntax, allowing the use of the following search functions:

  • Boolean operators: AND, OR, NOT
  • Proximity operators: PRE/# (or p/#), NEAR/# (or n/#)
  • Truncation: left, right and internal (* or ?)

In addition, Dialog provides users with three levels of search functionality, from basic search to a command line interface. This gives users extreme precision in search results and allows researchers of any skill level to unlock the insights found in the literature databases available through Dialog.

Flexible Pricing For Peer-Reviewed Content

We offer flexible pricing models for content access through Dialog. 

From subscription models to a range of transaction-based pricing options, Dialog customers can access the world’s best research databases at a price and commitment level that suits them:

  • Standard Transactional Plan: Pay as you go access
  • Commitment Plan: Discounts when you commit to a minimum annual contract value
  • Choice and Site License Plans: Flat rate subscriptions for specific databases or groups of databases

Research Tools

Dialog allows researchers to quickly find, organise, and share the right information through one-click options, all in the same interface. 

This lets users perform cross-database searches, download results, save searches and create custom reports, improving collaboration and enabling organisations to create custom search workflows that meet their specific requirements. 

In addition, search results are provided in a native qualitative XML format that integrates seamlessly into downstream workflows.

Dialog also includes the Dialog Alerts Manager, which lets users easily manage multiple searches and set up alerts. This allows researchers to save time and ensures they don’t miss out on vital information. 

Ongoing Dialog Training

All Dialog customers are fully supported with a number of resources to help them get the most out of the platform. This includes:

Our Content Collections

The peer-reviewed databases available through Dialog cover a huge range of industries, from aerospace and automotive to patents and telecoms. Take a look below at the our key databases, or browse the entire list here.

Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology Abstracts

The database covers all aspects chemical engineering, biological engineering, and related fields. Sources are international scientific and user-related journals, conference proceedings, doctoral ... read more

PaperChem

PaperChem covers virtually every topic related to the chemistry, engineering, and production technology used by the pulp and paper industry. Included are abstracts of journal articles, books, ... read more

ProQuest Technology Research Professional

This database is the most comprehensive engineering and technology research offering from ProQuest, with coverage of the world literature on technology and applied science, including materials ... read more

AdisInsight: Drugs

AdisInsight: Drugs (formerly Adis R&D Insight) provides leading, evidence-based scientific and market information on drugs in commercial development worldwide. Drug and cell-based products ... read more

Biosis Previews

BIOSIS Previews® provides comprehensive worldwide coverage of life sciences and biomedical research from journals, meetings, books and some patents. BIOSIS Previews® takes an interdisciplinary ... read more

Health Research Full Text Professional

In the medical field, access to the latest healthcare information is always essential, whether it’s for students, researchers, medical professionals, hospital administrators, or even for patients read more

Embase

Embase provides comprehensive bibliographic coverage of the literature on drugs and pharmacology and of all other aspects of human medicine and related disciplines. Embase is a key resource for ... read more

MEDLINE

MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) premier bibliographic database. It contains references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine and health. ... read more

ProQuest Newsstand Professional

ProQuest Newsstand Professional is a collection of leading newspapers and wire services with geographic reach throughout the United States and around the world. Many titles are in full text, with read more

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global

U.S. academic institutions perform 53% of the nation’s total basic research, per the National Science Board’s Science and Engineering Indicators 2012. Similar trends exist worldwide. This crucial read more

TULSA (Petroleum Abstracts)

TULSA™ (Petroleum Abstracts) provides bibliographic citations to scientific articles, patents, meeting papers, and government reports of interest to geologists, geophysicists, petroleum ... read more

INPADOC/Family and Legal Status

The INPADOC/Family and Legal Status database is produced by the European Patent Office (EPO) and describes patents issued by 101 countries and patenting organisations. The International Patent ... read more

Investext

Investext (Thomson Reuters Embargoed Research Collection) offers premium research reports on companies, industries and topics written by analysts at leading investment banks, brokers and ... read more

Derwent Chemistry Resource

Derwent Chemistry Resource (DCR) offers structure searching and various other substance identification and indexing data of the chemical structures indexed from update 199916 forward within ... read more

Derwent Patents Citation Index

Derwent Patents Citation Index (DPCI), produced by Clarivate Analytics, provides access to more than 98 million patent and 11 million literature citations found in more than 11 million patent ... read more

Derwent World Patents Index

Celebrating its 55th anniversary in 2018, Derwent World Patents Index (DWPISM), produced by Clarivate Analytics, provides access to information for over 37.4 million inventions covering more than read more

LexisNexis Univentio Global Patents

Lexis-Nexis Univentio (LNU) provides access to the complete text of patents issued by 33 countries and patenting authorities around the world, and the bibliographic data of 72 additional ... read more

IFI Claims / US Patents and Legal Status

The CLAIMS /U.S. PATENTS and Legal Status database is produced by IFI CLAIMS® Patent Services. The database provides access to more than 6 million granted United States patents issued by the U.S. read more

Inspec

Inspec®, a bibliographic database, comprises abstracts and specialized indexing of the world's quality research literature in the fields of physics and engineering from journals and serials, ... read more

Ei Compendex

Ei Compendex® is the most comprehensive bibliographic engineering database, covering 190 disciplines from the world's significant engineering and technology literature. Subjects include: civil, ... read more

SciSearch

SciSearch®: a Cited Reference Science Database is not only a large, multi-disciplinary, international bibliographic database covering 150 disciplines in science, technology and biomedicine, but ... read more

Geobase

GEOBASE provides bibliographic information and abstracts for physical and human geography, the Earth sciences, ecology, geomechanics, and oceanography. Included are abstracts of journal articles ... read more

GeoRef

Established by the American geosciences Institute (AGI) in 1966, GeoRef is AGI’s most comprehensive geosciences database with worldwide coverage growing by more than 100,000 references a year. ... read more

ABI/INFORM Professional

ABI/INFORM Professional is the world renowned multidisciplinary business research database from ProQuest. All content is indexed and maintained by a team of editorial business classification ... read more

Gale Group Trade & Industry Database

Gale Group Trade & Industry Database™ is a multiindustry database covering international company, industry, product, and market information, with strong coverage of areas such as management ... read more

International Pharmaceutical Abstracts

International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (IPA) provides comprehensive coverage of worldwide pharmacy literature. Such literature refers to articles on drugs and their properties, pharmacokinetics, ... read more

Allied & Complementary Medicine

Allied & Complementary Medicine™ covers the fields of complementary or alternative medicine and allied health. Information is geared toward medical professionals, health practitioners and ... read more

Pharmaprojects

Pharmaprojects is the complete drug intelligence service covering global drug research and development across all disease areas since 1980. It sets the standard for comprehensive intelligence ... read more

Derwent Drug File

The Derwent Drug File selectively covers the worldwide pharmaceutical literature. Papers chosen may cover the chemistry, analysis, pharmaceutics, pharmacology, metabolism, biochemistry, ... read more

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Drop us a line to find out how Dialog can help you and your team improve how they access and search through the world’s best academic and peer reviewed literature.

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