Material Schemas aims to support the implementation of FAIR Data Principles within the materials science and engineering community. Read more about the FAIR Data Principles:
This work is a part of the Materials Genome Initiative.
Schema.org is an industry-lead, voluntary consensus specification enabling the uniform representation of structured data on the internet and beyond.
Websites and data providers have broadly implemented Schema.org markup in their webpages, which enables improved discovery on major search engines and specialized search tools, such as Google Dataset Search.