Once it is determined that your resource is not in NeuroLex, enter the name of the
resource to the right of the “Create a New Resource” button, and then click on it.
Search for your resource
Mouse, Rat, Human
When naming a new entry avoid using:
“The” to begin the name
Apostrophes / quotes / & / @,
e.g., “Alzheimer’s Databank” Name
“Alzheimers Databank” instead
Commas in the name
Visit the NIF Wiki – ‘Resources and Curation’ for additional details
This DISCO capability keeps your NIF Registry description up-to-date
and informs search engines about your resource.
Find your resource, go to its full description page, login, ‘Click here to
If you wish to maintain your own content, you will need to download the
XML files, Resource Description file and Main file. Download as is, or if
you would to include your technical contact info, you may do so.
Copy the 2 files to your root directory so that the DISCO crawler can
find your resource.
Contact the NIF Interoperability team.
Update your description at any time simply replace the XML files with
the new ones.
• How to Register your Resource
• How to Generate a Sitemap
• Resource Documentation