ANDS Online Services Release 26 will be implemented on Wednesday 6 December 2017 from 8:00am to 12:00pm ADST. During the implementation the following services are impacted:

Intermittently unavailable

Unaffected services

Please find below the summary of all Release 26 changes with an overview of who, what and how the changes will impact our users.

Research Data Australia (RDA)

Change: Correct the display of Contact Information for records having multiple location addresses

Change: Fix the issue where inaccurate records are returned in RDA Suggested Datasets due to incorrect subjects pool query

Change: Review and update mapping for Collections and Services

Change: Refactor the NLA pullback job to ensure that new NLA identifiers used in RDA records are retrieved from NLA and published in a timely manner

Change: Fix issue where access points for collections are being duplicated under the Go To Data Provider button on the view page

Change: Fix the relationship index so that the dataset's correct author is identified and exported properly using the Export to EndNote functionality in RDA

RDA Registry

Change: Allow data source administrators (DSAs) to customise the default CSW harvest parameters for their data source

DOI Service

Change: Fix bug preventing updates to client accounts where the client id is a single digit.


Change: Addition of IGSN, GRID, ScopusID, ISNI and RAiD as identifier types in RIF-CS

Change: Addition of PONT, SCOT, APT, PSYCHIT and ISO639 subject types in RIF-CS

Change: Simplification of RIF-CS identifier types

Research Vocabularies Australia

RDA-ORCID Integration Service

Change: Retrieve and index ORCID name if ORCID ID is used as relatedInfo identifier

Change: ORCID Works Export: Upgrade the ORCID Works Export service to use ORCID API v2.0

Change: RDA to ORCID Import: Add better error reporting when importing from RDA

Change: ORCID Import wizard: change default type to 'dataset' (currently set to 'other')

To view previous releases' Impact and Requirements, see the ANDS Documentation Page.

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