INLN

The International Nuclear Library Network (INLN) is a global nuclear knowledge management initiative aiming to strengthen international cooperation. Research institutes and libraries in the nuclear field are invited to join the INLN and enjoy premium services. Contact: A.Giannakopoulos@IAEA.org

Participating Libraries

Participating Libraries

The INLN has grown from five members in 2005, when it was founded as a joint initiative by the IAEA Library and the Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd (AECL), to fifty members coming from thirty two countries.
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Catalogues Online

OPACs

On the route to integration of research and retrieval techniques across nuclear information repositories and collections, the INLN offers a one access landing page to ten online library catalogues catering for nuclear and scientific literature, international standards and patents, best practice guidelines and all other forms of “grey” literature.
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Membership

Membership

Nuclear libraries are invited to participate in the INLN and enjoy premium nuclear information services. The IAEA Library, acting as the Coordinating Library of the network, hosts the INLN website, further supported by nuclear libraries worldwide. As the Network evolves and matures, its strategic goals are negotiated and set by its Members, a manifestation of the Network’s solid democratic base.
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Services

Services

Research support and document delivery are by far the most popular services shared among INLN members. In 2012, 74% of all requests for information related to scientific research or delivery of scientific content, in both electronic and print form. Requests for Guidance on Nuclear Information Management, a service introduced in 2011, represented in 2012 more than 22% of queries submitted.
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Activities

Activities

The INLN reached 50! Poland, the fiftieth member of the INLN, decided to join the Network as a result of the outreach activities of the IAEA Library. At the same time, the newly established INLN Web Coordintation Group ensures core Network information services of reference/research, interlibrary loan (ILL), document delivery, guidance on information management, and access to electronic library services are available at all Network libraries – in compliance with the terms and conditions of licence agreements. 
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