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Getting Started with NCI Community Hub

NCI Community Hub is a "Collaboratory" for scientific research powered by…You!


What is a Collaboratory?

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A "Collaboratory" is a space without walls or borders. People from all over the world can come together to share big ideas and accomplish them. NCI Community Hub is a such a space. Scientists from different parts of the world work, share and create here every day! Take a look at how Collaboratories work:

Collaboratory: Building Scientific Communities Online A white paper on how one can build online communities using the HUBzero platform.


Create Your Unique NCI Community Hub Account

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Just follow the few simple steps to create an account - click on the picture.

  1. Go to and click on the "Register Now" button!
  2. Fill in the required login, contact and personal information.
  3. Complete the human check.
  4. Read and agree to the terms and conditions, then click "Create Account."
  5. Confirm your registration by clicking on the link sent to your email account.

See this Account Creation Guide for more information.


Learn How to Use NCI  Community Hub

Access a variety of resources shared by other scientists on the NCI Community Hub. You can publish on NCI Community Hub by uploading your own content, such as seminar presentations, training material, data, and tools. You will also be able to leverage community expertise by helping build a community of members to support open innovation and promote mechanisms to democratize access to data, tools, and standards across the cancer research community through your own contributions.

Once you have established your account, personalize your dashboard and join the NCIP Hub User Group. Discover the many features of the NCI Community Hub. Here are some ways to get started on the NCI Community Hub: