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Announcement: The operation of NSDL has been transferred to ISKME's OER Commons (effective December, 2014) - Read the news release.

This documentation describes the policies, procedures, and services that existed while NSDL was operated by UCAR.

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The Strand Map Service (SMS) APIs provide the ability to embed interactive strand map interfaces into Web sites and other applications. The Javascript API lets developers insert interactive Strand Maps into Web pages , display NSDL resources aligned to the learning goals, and place custom content into the mapsand customize the maps in a number of ways, and the CSIP REST API lets developers search and navigate the Strand Map information space and access objects object's metadata and visualizations in number of formats including XML, JSON, OWLLite, SVG, PDF, PNG, TIFF, and JPEG.