ANSTO Library is Australia's most comprehensive scientific centre for nuclear information.


It is a much-valued national resource that supports the scientific, research, commercial and educational activities of ANSTO. The library collection contains 50,000 monograph titles, over 6,500 electronic journals, more than 1,700 print journal titles and over 200 databases.

It encompasses an extensive classic collection of technical reports dating from the 1950s, as well as a vast range of patents, standards, theses and nuclear literature, available in electronic, hard copy or microfiche formats.


Library Access

Physical access to the library is restricted to site staff only, however material located on our Library Catalogue is available for Inter Library Loan through Libraries Australia only. Contact your local library to request an Inter Library Loan.


ANSTO Publications Online

ANSTO Publications Online (APO) is ANSTO's Institutional Repository that showcases ANSTO research.


ANSTO's library catalogue contains a list of books, journals (both hard copy and electronic), standards, and technical reports that are housed within the library collection. Subject areas covered by the collection include: environmental sciences, radiopharmacology, materials science, management, minerals, nuclear medicine, food sciences and safeguards.


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International Nuclear Information System (INIS)

ANSTO Library also hosts the Australian International Nuclear Information System (INIS) Centre where Australian nuclear science and technology literature is indexed, scanned and recorded into the global INIS Database. INIS is the world's leading information system on the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.

It is produced and maintained by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). ANSTO's submissions to the INIS database are also available as the Australian Science and Technology Information (ANSTI) database available from INFORMIT.


Contact ANSTO Library

Library Information Desk
Ph: + 61 2 9717 7755