INSPIRE (http://inspirehep.net/) is a trusted community hub that helps researchers to share and find accurate scholarly information in high energy physics. It serves as a one-stop information platform for HEP community, comprising 8 interlinked databases on literature, conferences, institutions, journals, researchers, experiments, jobs and data. Run in collaboration by CERN, […]


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Content Policy

INSPIRE is maintained for the benefit of High Energy Physics professionals engaged in research. To maintain high quality and a strong focus on high-energy physics, the HEP literature research collection is actively curated as to the types of content selected as well as its focus. These guidelines also apply to […]

Privacy Policy

The INSPIRE collaboration does not track, collect or retain personal information from users of INSPIRE, except as otherwise provided herein.  In order to enhance INSPIRE and monitor traffic, non-personal information such as IP addresses and cookies may be tracked and retained, as well as log files shared in aggregation with […]

Terms of Use

Use of the INSPIRE service (hereafter “INSPIRE”) denotes agreement with the following terms: 1.     INSPIRE is provided free of charge for educational and informational use. 2.     The contents of INSPIRE will be updated or otherwise modified on a regular basis.  INSPIRE reserves the right to alter or delete information without […]