What is the mdcs?

The mdcs 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 mdcs?

An individual may make a request to access mdcs using the online request form. Once the mdcs 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 mdcs?

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


Can I use mdcs using a RESTful API?

Yes, mdcs supports RESTful APIs. The mdcs 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 mdcs administrator for questions?

You can contact the mdcs administrator using this form.