Materials Resource Registry


What is the Materials Resource Registry (MDF)?

MDF allows for materials resources into various repository registered with our system to be discoverable. The system also allows for browsing and search of the materials resources using advanced search.

How do I get access to the MDF?

Any individual may search for and discover materials resources without registration. If you are a materials resource repository owner and would like to add your repository to our system for search and discovery, then please make a request for an account to access MDF using the online request form. Once the MDF administrator accepts your account request, your will be notified that the account is created with the appropriate credentials.

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

A user can search and discovery materials resources, add a new repository of materials resources for harvesting and discovery, and perform a federation of queries across several MDF instanes.

How do I contact the MDF administrator for questions?

You can contact the MDF administrator using this form.