Data Discovery Engine

Project Description

This project, previously funded under the Informatics Maturity & Best Practices Core, continues now under the Resource Discovery Core with a new platform to build reusable metadata scheme and disseminate discoverable metadata. (See New enhancements include:

  1. Enhanced “Schema Playground” to extend metadata schemas from
  2. A metadata widget to build metadata form from the predefined schemas
  3. Integrated with NCATS Unified NCATS Authentication (UNA) single sign-on system

This platform currently serves as the infrastructure backend for the COVID-19 tracking site and the N3C external dataset requests.


Resource Discovery Core Community Meetings occur the last Thursday of the month at 10 am PT/1 pm ET. Contact for meeting invitation.

Project Leadership

Project Cores

Resource Discovery

Enabling discovery of expertise and resources within the CTSA hubs and beyond