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Release 22.1 (9 February 2017)

Posted: 7 February 2017

Service Release 22.1 of ANDS Online Services is scheduled for implementation on Thursday, 9 February 2017 from 8:00am to 12:00pm AEDT.

This service release implements a number of bug fixes to RDA, ANDS Registry and RVA.

Research Data Australia

  • Grants & Projects: Display 'View all <xx> related researchers' for grants with more than 5 related parties
  • RDA Duplicate Identifiers : Re-implement the merging of relationships for records with duplicate identifiers. This feature did not work since R19
  • Theme Page: Enable multiple badges to be displayed on a view page in RDA
  • RDA View Page: Fix bug where itemType was set to 'Dataset' for all class types

Research Vocabularies Australia

  • RVA imported PP projects: Update incorrect language values from 'English' to 'en' for affected PoolParty vocabularies
  • Support multilingual vocabularies: For vocabularies with multiple languages, display 'English' as a preferred language in browse tree

ANDS Registry

  • Harvester error log: Harvester should not throw 'Harvest error' if no record is found in the feed

During implementation, the following services are impacted:

  • Research Data Australia (RDA)
  • ANDS Collections Registry
  • DOI (Cite My Data) service
  • Handle (Identify My Data) service
  • Research Vocabularies Australia (RVA)

Demo soft release is happening 8 February between 9:00am and 5:00pm AEDT.

Please schedule your activities accordingly. For any comments or questions, please email

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 page.

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