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 repository of non-conventional literature. INIS is operated by the IAEA in collaboration with over 150 members.

In focus


  • 28 January 2016 – The INIS bibliographic data harvesting program continues to build on its initial success and now includes the SCOAP3 open access database as a source of information, ingesting thousands of records from major scientific journals which participate in SCOAP3.    Read more →

  • 18 December 2015 – INIS Achievements 2015. 2015, marking the 45th anniversary of INIS, was a year of notable achievements.    Read more →

  • 17 December 2015 – Highest Annual INIS Input. 136 221 metadata records were added to the INIS Repository during 2015, making it the highest annual input in the history of INIS.    Read more →

  • 16 December 2015 – Unique INIS documents. Around 1.3 million documents in INIS are not found elsewhere, which means they are unique to the INIS Repository.    Read more →

  • 8 December 2015 – INIS Repository. To properly reflect the status of INIS as a multi-subject bibliographic database, the INIS Collection will now be referred to as the INIS Repository.    Read more →

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Latest INIS Newsletter

45th INIS Anniversary Newsletter

2015 marks the 45th anniversary since the creation of INIS. INIS has come a long way since the IAEA Board of Governors approved the International Nuclear Information System in 1969. Officially, INIS started operations in January 1970, but it wasn't until May 1970 that its first product, the INIS Atomindex, was issued. This date is considered the 'birth' of INIS. This special issue of the Nuclear Information Newsletter is devoted to the first forty-five years of INIS.    Read more →

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