Materials Commons is a site for the materials community to store, share, and publish data. This package, materials_commons.cli, provides a command line program, mc, for use with Materials Commons.

Features of Materials Commons:

  • Store and share materials data in private projects

  • Upload and download files securely via the web or command line

  • Transfer very large files or very many files with the Globus transfer service

  • Add metadata to enable features for browsing, searching, and understanding materials data

  • Publish datasets:

    • Support for large (>1TB) datasets with Globus

    • Datasets may be cited with DOIs

    • Datasets are findable via Google Dataset and search engines

For more details about Materials Commons see:

  • “The Materials Commons: A Collaboration Platform and Information Repository for the Global Materials Community”, B. Puchala, G. Tarcea, E. A. Marquis, M. Hedstrom, H.V. Jagadish, and J. E. Allison, JOM, Vol. 88, No. 8, 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s11837-016-1998-7

  • Materials Commons website online help documentation [link]

  • Materials Commons YouTube introduction [link]

Materials Commons is developed by the PRISMS Center at the University of Michigan. This work is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Division of Materials Sciences and Engineering under Award #DE-SC0008637.