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The SGCI serves the science gateway community.

We provide NSF-funded, online and in-person resources and services. Our goal is to facilitate—at little or no cost—the sharing of experiences, technologies, and practices of those working with science gateways. Read success stories about how we've supported gateway development and our community of gateway creators, users, and students.
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What is a Gateway? What is a Gateway?

Science gateways allow science & engineering communities to access shared data, software, computing services, instruments, educational materials, and other resources specific to their disciplines. Read more on Wikipedia.



Upcoming: May 12, 2021

SGCI Webinar Series

SGCI hosts a free webinar series on the second Wednesday of each month at 1 pm Eastern/10 am Pacific time. 

CloudBank and Cloud Implications for Science Gateways

CloudBank supports learning about and using the cloud stack from proposal writing through to post-grant data provisioning. In this webinar, we present the thesis of cloud viability in relation to the science gateway paradigm.  This naturally touches on reproducibility and data sharing with extension to technical challenges of building and using science gateways. We will describe the cloud development environment in terms of services: Tools and technologies developed on top of the basics of compute, storage, and networking that serve to simplify and accelerate infrastructure building.

Video and slides from previous webinars are available in our webinar archive.



Virtual Gateway Focus Week:
June 14-24, 2021

Gateway Focus Week is an intensive workshop designed for innovative research teams to work together on producing a strong sustainability plan. The full Focus Week curriculum is now offered in a new format: online, over the course of two weeks. Apply by June 9! 


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SGCI Tech Blogs

Tech Blogs are written by SGCI experts and offer a variety of resources for gateway builders and developers. It's likely that, from reading the posts, you'll have what you need to incorporate the technologies discussed on your own, but we're here to help if you ever need it.

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Guest Blog: The Distant Reader—A Jetstream-Powered Assist for an Age-Old Process

The Distant Reader gateway (an SGCI client) supplements the traditional reading process by allowing the user to make sense of a large body of text when there's just too much to process in one mind. This is useful to researchers and students in various scholarly roles, from scientists doing a literature review to undergraduates who want a "big picture" understanding of an entire semester's readings. The gateway uses a dynamic virtual cluster deployed on the Jetstream cloud. Jetstream is an SGCI Partner.