Electronic Resources


The Library provides access to more than 50 databases and thousands of electronic journals and other resources. Librarians are available to assist users with their research. The data received from the service is to be used only by IAEA Library users and for official purposes. The user agrees to respect and comply with all copyright notices applicable to the resources; Not to remove or obscure copyright notices on the data or documentation; Not to transfer, by any means whatsoever, any data or documentation received from the service (or copies thereof), to any person, organization or institution outside the IAEA; Not to sell, exchange, barter, transfer, rent, lease, loan, resell for profit, distribute or in any other manner commercially exploit any data received from the service, except for use as part of the ordinary attorney-client or library-patron relationship. 

Electronic Journals and eBooks
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European Patent Office »
Free Patents Online  »
US Patent Full-Text Databases »
Patentscope (WIPO) » 
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Index to other electronic resources (databases, metasearch, content aggregators)


ABI/Inform (only accessible within the IAEA premises) »
Business and economic conditions, management techniques, theory, and practice of business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more.

Academic Search Complete (only accessible within the IAEA premises) »
A comprehensive, scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 9,100 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,900 peer-reviewed journals.

Image and text documents from the NRC (since November 1, 1999); bibliographic records from the NRC (before November 1999).

Agricola »
Access to one of the world's largest and most accessible agricultural information collections from the U.S. National Agricultural Library.  

AIP Conference Proceedings Online (only accessible within the IAEA premises) »
Browse or search the American Institute of Physics complete collection of proceedings published from 1975 onwards and access the full-text of proceedings published from 2000 onwards.

Analytical Abstracts (only accessible within the IAEA premises) » (1980-present)
Chromatography, electrophoresis, spectrometry and radiochemical methods, inorganic, organic and organometallic analysis, clinical and biochemical analysis, pharmaceutical analysis, environmental, agricultural and food analysis.

Open access to 923,610 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.

CERN Document Server »
Bibliographic records (650,000), including fulltext documents (320,000 ) in particle physics and related areas.

Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) PUBDB »
Publication database of all research work carried out at DESY in Germany, which is considered one of the world’s leading particle accelerator centres.

EUR-Lex »
EUR-Lex provides direct free access to European Union law.

European XFEL »
Publication database of the European X-ray Free Electron Laser (XFEL), an X-ray research laser facility in Germany.

EverySpec »
Free access to over 50,000 Military, DoD, Federal, NASA, DOE, and U.S. Government specifications, standards, handbooks, and publications.

Factiva provides current news from more than 9,000 other sources in 22 languages from 152 countries around the world.
[ID and password protected databases. Users within the Library please contact us].

Provides access to over 3 million time-series and cross sectional data relating to food and agriculture; contains data for 200 countries and more than 200 primary products and inputs.

GlobalData Power
GlobalData Power is the interactive research platform designed for executives and analysts active in, or supplying services to, the power and renewable energy industries. The IAEA Library subscribes to the nuclear module.
[ID and password protected database. Users within the Library please contact us].

GreenFILE »
A freely accessible research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with well-researched scholarly and general interest journal articles as well as government documents and reports on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.

HeinOnline (only accessible within the IAEA premises) »
The HeinOnline Law Journal Library provides full-text access to a substantial collection of law reviews and legal journals. Also includes a Federal Register Library, a Treaties and Agreements Library, and the U.S. Supreme Court Library.

High Energy Physics (HEP) Database »
The SPIRES-HEP database has been run by the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) since the late 1960's as a database of particle physics literature.

INSPEC (only accessible within the IAEA premises) »
Produced by the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE), the INSPEC database contains abstracts and index citations for articles from more than 3,400 and 2,000 conference proceedings (includes all fields of physics, electrical engineering and electronics, computing and information technology, materials science, nuclear engineering, geophysics, and biomedical engineering).

International Nuclear Information System (INIS) »
INIS provides an online bibliographic retrieval service to over 3.5 million references to commercial journals, grey/non-conventional literature and Internet web documents relevant to nuclear science and technology. INIS is operated by the IAEA in collaboration with its Member States and co-operating international organizations.

IOP Publishing (only accessible within the IAEA premises) »
Full-text of journals in the field of physics and related subjects published by the Institute of Physics.

Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) »
Open access repository of articles, preprints, and other related materials concerning the research activity in the JINR, an international research centre for nuclear sciences in Russia.

Jülich Shared Electronic Resources (JuSER) »
Scientific publications of one of Europe's largest interdisciplinary research centres, German Forschungszentrum Jülich , with expertise in physics, materials science, nanotechnology, and information technology.

National Technical Reports Library (US) »
Maintained by the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, as a means of disseminating US government-sponsored technical reports.

NEA Nuclear Data Services Databases »
An international centre of reference for with respect to basic nuclear tools, such as computer codes and nuclear data.

Nuclear Science Abstracts »
NSA is a comprehensive collection of international nuclear science and technology literature for the period 1948 through 1976, predating the INIS database.

Full-text access to academic books in areas such as science, law and computing.

ODS » (United Nations Official Documents System)
The United Nations Official Documents System (ODS) covers all types of official United Nations documentation, beginning in 1993. ODS also provides access to the resolutions of the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council and the Trusteeship Council from 1946 onwards.

OECDiLibrary (only accessible within the IAEA premises) »
The OECD's Online Library of books, periodicals and statistical databases provides access to the full-text of publications and reports from the International Energy Agency (IEA), Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published from 1998 onwards.

OpenGrey »
Open access to bibliographical references of grey literature produced in Europe on science, technology, biomedical science, economics, social science and humanities.

Oxford Reference Online Premium (only accessible within the IAEA premises) »
Online reference product covering millions of digitized entries across Oxford University Press’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopaedias, spanning 25 different subject areas.

Physician Data Query (PDQ) 
The National Cancer Institute's comprehensive source of cancer information, including cancer information summaries on a wide range of cancer topics.

Policies and Measures Database (IEA) »
An initiative led by the International Energy Agency, and implemented in collaboration with the European Commission and the Johannesburg Renewable Energy Coalition. The Database features over 100 countries and offers renewable energy market and policy information in one format in one location.

ProQuest Central (only accessible within the IAEA premises) » 
A collection of databases which provides access to more than 8,000 publications, many updated daily and containing full-text articles from 1986.

ProQuest Dissertations (PQDT) Open » 
Provides full text access to selected dissertations from mainly the United States.

PubMed Central » 
A free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).

ScienceDirect Online Service (only accessible within the IAEA premises) »
ScienceDirect offers more than a quarter of the world's scientific, medical and technical information online.

SciTech »
U.S. Department of Energy science, technology and engineering research information.

The Economist Intelligence Unit (only accessible within the IAEA premises) »
Provides access to the EIU database of global intelligence and forecasts on more than 200 countries. Navigate by country or region or among the services which include country profile, country report, country forecast, country monitor, risk briefing, or viewswire. The service also includes access to the Economist.

Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) »
An international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs).

Ulrich's Periodicals Directory (only accessible within the IAEA premises) » is a bibliographic database providing detailed, comprehensive, and authoritative information on over 271,000 periodicals and serials from 80,000 publishers in over 200 countries.

The primary index to United Nations documentation published since 1979. Contains some links to full text.

UNdata »
An internet based data service bringing UN statistical databases within easy reach of users.

UNTS » (United Nations Treaty Collection)
Latest status and a link to the full text of bilateral and multilateral treaties registered with and published by the United Nations Secretariat.

Web of Science (only accessible within the IAEA premises) »
The world’s leading scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. Learn tips to help you search Web of Science effectively.

World Bank E-Library (only accessible within the IAEA premises) »
A fully cross-searchable portal of over 7,000 World Bank documents.

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