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


  • 31 October 2017 – Elasticsearch implemented as the new search engine for INIS. INIS Secretariat has successfully employed Elasticsearch as the new search engine for INIS. Catering for the users’ needs, new and improved search functions will be made available in the near future.    Read more →

  • 17 October 2017 – IAEA Helps Strengthen Member States' Capacity to Manage Nuclear Information. Information specialists from 22 Member States gathered last week in Vienna to refresh and improve their skills in the operation and use of INIS.    Read more →

  • 17 July 2017 – Expanded partnership to Promote Open Access to Particle Physics Journals. Free access to three additional major journal publications in particle physics will soon be available to researchers around the world, thanks to the Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing Physics (SCOAP3 ), of which the IAEA is a partner.    Read more →

  • 23 May 2017 – The IAEA Library adopts MARC code. As part of its commitment to creating quality bibliographic records, the IAEA Library began using MARC organization code.    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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