Introduction (for users)

This section of the CHAIN-REDS website is devoted to users and provides useful information on a variety of services either to access e-Infrastructures or to get iinformation and data out of them.

The various pages and sub-pages are summarized below.

  1. Applications
  2. eduroam: This page contains information about the eduroam project,
     
  3. Identity Federations: This page provides information about Identity Federations available in the world together with an interactive map through which the visitor can reach all of them.
     
  4. Knowledge Base
    • Country view: The CHAIN-REDS Knowledge Base provdes e-Infrastructure related information abour half of the countries in the world. Through this page you can navigate a world map and get information about all the services existing in the various countries.
       
    • Grid site view: This page shows a map that  provides information about Grid sites existing in Europe and in the other regions supported by CHAIN-REDS.
       
    • Data repositories: This page shows a map of Open Access Data Repositories available in the world.
       
    • Document repositories: This page shows a map of Open Access Document Repositories available in the world.
       
  5. Science Gateways: This page provides information about Science Gateways supported by CHAIN-REDS that are available in the world together with instructions about how to access them.
     
  6. Semantic Search
    • Single: This page allow visitors to use the CHAIN-REDS Semantic Search Engine to search resources in the CHAIN-REDS Knowledge Base. Search results are ranked and connected to Google Scholar.
       
    • Parallel: This page allow visitors to perform semantic searches in parallel across the CHAIN-REDS Knowledge Base and the ENGAGE Platform.
       
    • Mobile: Ths page contains the links to app stores from where visitors can download the CHAIN-REDS Semantic Search Engine app for mobile appliances.
       
    • Web: This page contains instructions about how to use the API of the CHAIN-REDS Semantic Search Engine to embed the service in external websites.
       
  7. Training materials: This page contains links to training materials for users and developers of Science Gateways.