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1990s An Era of Profound and Rapid Change

 

1990s An Era of Profound and Rapid Change

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1991
Energy Science and Technology Software Center established at OSTI
1992
OSTI created system to manage Cooperative Research and Development Agreements, a new technology transfer mechanism
1994
OSTI created and unveiled the first Department of Energy Home Page
1995
In response to Secretarial initiative, OSTI hosted OpenNet database to provide references to all documents declassified and made publicly available after 10/1/94
1995
Reports Bibliographic Database developed in partnership with Government Printing Office
1996
OSTI continued to provide the U.S. Liason Officer and the U.S. Nuclear STI input to the International Atomic Energy’s International Nuclear Information System, the world’s leading information system on the peaceful uses of nuclear energy
1997
EnergyFiles unveiled at Inforum ‘97, providing a virtual library of energy science and technology
1997
R&D Project Summaries posted online, providing an important management resource for DOE R&D activities
1997
Microfiche production and operation of on-site printing plant ends
1997
Scientific and Technical Information Program Strategic Plan issued, promoting increase in mutually beneficial collaboration with STIP partners at laboratories and Operations Offices
1997
DOE Information Bridge made available to DOE and DOE contractors, providing electronic full-text access to technical reports
1998
Online report submission capability initiated via E-Link
1998
Information Bridge made available to public, launching a new day in public access to Scientific and Technical Information
1998
OSTI implemented routine author notification process, announcing availability of full-text via Information Bridge
1999
Launch of ETDEWeb provided information from member countries and world-wide information in nuclear, coal, and global climate change areas
1999
R&D Accomplishments launched to provide central forum for information about the outcomes of past R&D and to highlight remarkable advances in science
1999
EnergyFiles EnergyPortal Search available, breaking new ground in distributed deep-web searching
1999
PubSCIENCE launched with assistance of Secretary Richardson, representing a collaborative effort between OSTI and the scientific publishing community

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