What is the Curator?

The Curator allows for the curation of materials data into a repository using predefined templates. The system also allows for browsing and exploring of the materials data using the predefined templates as well.


How do I get access to the Curator?

An individual may make a request to access Curator using the online request form. Once the Curator administrator accepts the account request, the user is notified that the account is created with the appropriate credentials.


What are some of the activities I can do on the Curator?

A user can enter and curate materials data, search and explore materials data, and perform a federation of queries across several Curator instances.


Can I use Curator using a RESTful API?

Yes, Curator supports RESTful APIs. The Curator REST-based APIs allow the integration with other Web services, data entry, query, and retrieval. The RESTful API documentation can be accessed here.


How do I get help with questions?

A Google Group has been established for discussion/questions about the CDCS systems developed by NIST. A Google account is required for posting.


How do I contact the Curator administrator for questions?

You can contact the Curator administrator using this form.