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Release 30 (4 December 2018)

26 September  2018

Release 30 of ANDS Online Services is scheduled for implementation on 4 December 2018, between 8am and 12pm AEDT. This release implements a number of enhancements to Research Data Australia (RDA), RDA Registry, and the DOI Service. Below is the list of all the changes planned for this release.

Research Data Australia

  • Ensure version is populated in citation if provided in citation Metadata
  • Hide 'Also known as' label under the record title if an alternative name is empty or not used
  • Fix the issue where nodes in relationship graph are duplicated when double-clicked
  • Optimise relationship graph for better performance and reliability
  • Promote visibility (in Search facet, Explore menu, Contributor page) and enhance display of collection type 'software' in RDA

DOI Service

  • Remove resolvable links on all test DOIs when listed and viewed under My DOIs

RDA Registry

  • Add service discovery workflow into Data Source Dashboard import options
  • Enhance OAI-PMH transaction handling to ensure that the system does not run out of memory when generating large OAI sets

Other Change

  • Broken Link Tool: Update the link extraction process to ensure that the correct URLs are extracted and stored

During the implementation, the following services are impacted:

  • Research Data Australia (RDA)
  • RDA Registry
  • DOI Service
  • Research Vocabularies Australia (RVA) portal
  • Handle Service
  • IGSN Service

The following services are not impacted and will still be available during release implementation:

  • RVA editor (PoolParty)
  • DOI resolution
  • Handle resolution

A soft release on Demo is happening on Monday, 3 December 2018. The following services will be intermittently unavailable during the day:

  • Demo RDA
  • Demo RVA
  • Handle test service

Please schedule your activities accordingly. Feedback or comments should be sent to: Thank you for your support.

Previous updates

Older technical updates are still available on the ANDS documentation pages.

RIF-CS schema updates are available at the RIF-CS schema change news.

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