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NoMaD Repository for Materials Science

The NoMaD (Novel Materials Discovery) Repository contains over 1.2 million data entries related to Materials Science. The repository search page utilizes unique criteria for discovering data, including:

The NoMaD is currently developing NoMaD CoE (Center of Excellence), which will offer an expanded suite of tools for data analysis, and will be based on the current NoMaD Repository database. NoMaD is based out of Europe and funded by the Max Planck Society. It is currently registered with re3data, which was covered in the September 2, 2015 Library News.

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Dryad Enhances Discoverability while Streamlining Data Submission

Dryad is a non-profit data repository which aims to simplify the data archiving process while maximizing discoverability. Most data contributions are in the areas of biology, medicine, oceanography, and environmental science. Features include:

Dryad is curated by North Carolina State University.

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Introducing the New Online Catalog for Boulder Labs

On Tuesday, December 15th, the Boulder Labs Library rolled-out its new online catalog, WorldCat Discovery. To preview the system, link to

You will be able to:

The Boulder Labs Library staff will provide training on the new system in January. This LIVE training seminar will be given twice, so those who are not able to attend one may attend the other:

In the meantime, you can access the following links Library banner at upper left of WMS page
to learn about using WorldCat Discovery:

Written Documentation

Maximize Use of the WorldCat Discovery Interface Features
Searching WorldCat: Index Quick Reference


Search in WorldCat Discovery
Search in WorldCat Discovery Using Advanced Search
Filter Search Results in WorldCat Discovery
Interpret the Item Details in WorldCat Discovery
Share Items from Search Results in WorldCat Discovery

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Things to Know About the Library’s New Catalog

The following information will help you navigate the Boulder Labs Library’s new WorldCat Discovery catalog:

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2016 Calendar Features WorldCat Discovery

Ring in the New Year with the library’s 2016 calendar, featuring at-a-glance information on the Library’s new catalog, WorldCat Discovery. The calendar also includes all federal holidays in red and pay days in green. Check your mailbox for the handy 6x9” calendar; they have been distributed to all divisions at The Boulder Labs.  

Left: calendar front. Right: calendar back. Click for PDF.

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