U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Office of Scientific and Technical Information



• The world's largest energy RD&D "knowledge"base (4.4 million records)
• More efficient than a Google search (87 percent unique!)
• Avoids duplication of research efforts
• Accelerates research collection process
• Identifies experts in particular research areas around the world
• "ETDEWEB is clearly the information system of reference; many national websites on energy RTD link to ETDEWEB."
  – Energy RTD Information Systems in the European Research Area, European Commission, 2007