Heath O'Connell

Heath O’Connell Heath O’Connell, head of the Information Resources Department, wrote this column. INSPIRE, the key information system for high-energy physics worldwide, provides comprehensive databases and associated services covering research, conferences, jobs, experiments, institutions and people in the HEP community. As reported in a previous column, Fermilab is a strong contributor to INSPIRE. In May, Fermilab hosted the third annual INSPIRE Advisory Board meeting. The board welcomed China’s Institute for High Energy Physics (IHEP), which joined the INSPIRE collaboration of…

Heath O’Connell Heath O’Connell, information resources manager in the Information Resources Department, wrote this column. INSPIRE is the world’s key information system for high-energy physics. A central and crucial resource for the particle, astroparticle, nuclear and accelerator physics community, it provides comprehensive databases and associated services covering research, conferences, jobs, experiments, institutions and people in the community. Among other services, INSPIRE generates publication lists, hosts a directory of scientists in the field and provides a place to post and hunt…