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


  • 3 November 2016 – INIS as Part of a Knowledge Organization Course. INIS will be taught as part of the first student course in Knowledge Organization: Information Seeking and Retrieval in Sweden.   Read more →

  • 21 October 2016 – INIS supports the International Open Access Week. This year’s Open Access Week, taking place from 24–30 October, has a theme of ‘Open in Action’.   Read more →

  • 12 October 2016 – The 38th Consultative Meeting of INIS Liaison Officers took place from 4 to 5 October 2016 in Vienna, Austria and was attended by 69 representatives from 60 Member States and 5 international organizations.    Read more →

  • 10 October 2016 – IAEA IT Expo. INIS takes part in the IT Expo.    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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