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NTIS SRS (Selected Research Service)

NTIS-SRS is a tailored information service that delivers complete electronic copies of government publications based on your needs, automatically, within a few weeks of announcement by NTIS. NTIS-SRS includes the full bibliographic information in xml format. By receiving the full text of these reports, you will know that you can provide your clients with immediate access to important government publications.

378 Prechosen Subject Topics Allow You to Pinpoint Just the Publications You Need
You can develop your own subscription parameters by choosing from more than 378 subject topics. These subject areas are detailed in our free Automatic Delivery Products Catalog that you can download now. [To download these files directly to your computer, press the link above while holding the SHIFT key for PC's, the Option key for Macs.]

You can also develop a selection criteria based upon subject keywords using our Custom NTIS-SRS Service.

The Value of NTIS-SRS
NTIS-SRS is particularly valuable for corporate and special libraries -- especially those that need new information immediately on a particular topic. You receive the full-text of publications when others are only receiving summary abstracts.

Features of NTIS-SRS

  • full text reports in your choice of 378 subject categories
  • bibliographic record for each report
  • Metadata available in xml and html format
  • includes color documents which are not available on microfiche
  • documents are accessible on an FTP secure site in your pre-chosen profile
  • notification by email of the availability of the next issue of NTIS-SRS
  • each issue is available for access on the FTP site for 30 days
  • single zip file
  • each report is $3.00/per title
  • download to your server and provide access on your intranet

ORDERING

First, download our Automatic Document Delivery Service Catalog [To download these files directly to your computer, press either of the links above while holding the SHIFT key for PC's, the Option key for Macs.] and review the prechosen subject topics from which to develop your NTIS-SRS selection criteria. If these are not selective enough, you may wish to develop a selection strategy based upon subject keywords using our Custom NTIS-SRS Service.

Standard NTIS-SRS (Uses preset subject topics you choose from our Automatic Delivery Products catalog)
Call our Subscriptions Department at 1-800-363-2068 (703 605-6060)
Price: $3.00 per publication.

NTIS-SRS requires an NTIS Deposit Account. Please fill out the application and send it with your payment.

Custom NTIS-SRS (Uses a keyword strategy you develop with an NTIS analyst.)
This service is available for an additional fee. It allows your SRIM selection to be based upon specific subject keywords, not just broad subject topics.

Call an NTIS subject specialist at (703) 605-6213 who will help you create a profile that will retrieve only those technical reports of interest.

Custom NTIS-SRS has an additional one-time $200 fee plus the unit price given below for each publication sent. Outside U.S., Canada, and Mexico, this one time fee is $300. This fee may be waived if the order is over $3,000 per year. Price: $3.00 per publication

Custom NTIS-SRS requires an NTIS Deposit Account. Please fill out the application and send it with your payment.