The International Nuclear Information System (INIS)
hosts one of the world's largest collections of published information on the peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology. It offers online access to a unique collection of non-conventional literature. INIS is operated by the IAEA in collaboration with over 150 members.
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- 9 December 2013 – Atoms for Peace, energy, climate change, safety, sustainability.
At a recent American Nuclear Society meeting, IAEA Deputy Director General Alexander Bychkov focussed on US President Eisenhower's historical "Atoms for Peace" speech. "Peace, health, prosperity are key words in everything about us," Mr Bychkov said. He went on to ask: "But how do you reach prosperity? Really, how do you prosper without energy?" Read more →
- 9 December 2013 – INIS representatives attended the Fifteenth International Conference on Grey Literature in Bratislava, Slovakia. The conference theme was "The Grey Audit: A field Assessment in Grey Literature". The event attracted over 80 participants from some 30 countries around the world. Read more →
- 13 November 2013 – Cooperation among INIS Members.
In the spirit of cooperation among INIS Members and the INIS Secretariat, the National INIS Centre of France hosted a training session for a staff member from the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. Read more →
- 6 November 2013 – New Article on Democratization of Nuclear Information. Online Searcher, a leading journal on information discovery, information technology and strategy, published an article on Nuclear Information Democratization, prepared by Dobrica Savic, Head of the Nuclear Information Section (NIS), in its November/December 2013 issue. Read more →
Since its creation in 1970, the International Nuclear Information System (INIS) collects and disseminates non-conventional literature (NCL) received from Member States and international organizations. Initially, INIS received paper based NCL documents which were microfilmed in-house and stored in the INIS archives. In 1997, the INIS Secretariat replaced the microfiche-based production system with an imaging system to process, preserve and disseminate all NCL documents in electronic format. This marked the beginning of digital preservation efforts that continue today. Read more →