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ANDS Software  Release 12 implementation has been successfully completed and the following Online Services are now available: 

  • ANDS Production Registry
  • Research Data Australia
  • Identify My Data
  • Cite My Data

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Research Data Australia:

RDA Tagging/Annotation

  • Change: Allow authenticated Research Data Australia users to annotate records with tags
  • Who is affected: Data Source Admins, ANDS Online Services Admins, ANDS Client Liaison Officers, Research Data Australia users
  • Impact: RDA users who have authenticated with a supported authentication provider will have the ability to annotate Research Data Australia records with subject tags. These tags will be public and will be displayed along with a record’s metadata in Research Data Australia. ANDS Online Services Admins will need to be across the tagging functionality to moderate the use of public tags. Data Source Admins should also be comfortable with the tagging functionality if they intendd to moderate public tags attached to their records.
  • Documentation affected/needed: Tagging help/guide on the Support page on the web
  • Requirements: This functionality will be tested in the User Acceptance Testing (UAT). Release 12 walkthrough webinar will be scheduled a week after the release.  Release announcements will be sent to ANDS staff, partners and general users.

Colocation of duplicated party records

  • Change: Colocation of Research Data Australia records describing the same party
  • Who is affected: Data Source Administrators, ANDS Client Liaison Officers, Research Data Australia users
  • Impact: Party records which share the same identifier value will be colocated in a single search result and record view in Research Data Australia. Colocation of duplicated records will provide Research Data Australia users with a more complete view of a researcher’s background, disciplines and connections.
  • Documentation affected/needed: Content Providers Guide
  • Requirements: This functionality will be tested in the User Acceptance Testing (UAT). Release 12 walkthrough webinar will be scheduled a week after the release. Release announcements will be sent to ANDS staff, partners and general users.

Improve RDA search ranking algorithm

  • Change: Enhancements to the Research Data Australia Solr schema and search results weightings
  • Who is affected: Research Data Australia users, Web Services users
  • Impact: Search result accuracy will be improved and results should more predictable.
  • Documentation affected/needed: Understanding RDA Search Result page on the webRDA (Go to RDA > Help button> Search tab > Understanding Your Search Results link)
  • Requirements: Release announcements will be sent to ANDS staff, partners and general users.

CAPTCHA for RDA's 'Contact Us'

  • Change: Addition of a CAPTCHA to the Research Data Australia ‘Contact Us’ form to prevent automated spam emails clogging the ANDS Services Dashboard
  • Who is affected: Research Data Australia users, ANDS Online Services Admins
  • Impact: RDA users will be required to answer a CAPTCHA before being able to contact ANDS. ANDS Services will spend less time filtering phoney Jira tickets.
  • Documentation affected/needed: None
  • Requirements: Release announcements will be sent to ANDS staff, partners and general users.

Theme Badges

  • Change: Addition of a Theme Badge to records in Research Data Australia which have been included in a Theme page
  • Who is affected: Research Data Australia users
  • Impact: Records which have been included in a Theme page will be labelled with a small badge representative of the Theme. The badge will provide a quick link to the Theme page.
  • Documentation affected/needed: None
  • Requirements:  Release 12 walkthrough webinar will be scheduled a week after the release. Release announcements will be sent to ANDS staff, partners and general users.

ANDS Registry

Crosswalk for ARC Grant Activities

  • Change: Implementation of a crosswalk and ingest process for Australian Research Council grant activities
  • Who is affected: Data Source Administrators, Research Data Australia users
  • Impact: With the implementation of the ARC crosswalk, ANDS will be able to update ARC grant information in Research Data Australia regularly. This means that Data Source Administrators can link their records to more recent grant information and RDA users can discover ARC grants and the associated research output.
  • Documentation affected/needed: None
  • Requirements: Release announcements will be sent to ANDS staff, partners and general users.

Cite My Data Broken Link Report

  • Change: Implementation of a broken links report for the Cite My Data service.
  • Who is affected: Cite My Data Users, ANDS Online Services Admins
  • Impact: On a quarterly basis ANDS will run a report across all Cite My Data accounts to identify any broken links associated with DOIs.  Where broken links are discovered within a Cite My Data account, a Jira issue will be raised with the ANDS Services team and the details of the report published to the DOI Query Tool - Activity Log for the Cite My Data account. Upon receipt of the Jira issue the ANDS Services team will contact the Cite My Data account manager to alert them to the broken link issues. Cite My Data users will be expected to amend broken link issues in a timely manner.
  • Documentation affected/needed: Cite My Data Technical Description, How to use the DOI Query Tool page on the web
  • Requirements: Release 12 walkthrough webinar will be scheduled after the release. Release announcements will be sent to ANDS staff, partners, Cite My Data account holders and general users.

Minor changes/bug fixes:

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