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Release 23.1 (10 May 2017)

Service Release 23.1 of ANDS Online Services is scheduled for implementation on  10 May 2017 from 8:00am to 12:00pm AEST. During the implementation, the following services will be unavailable:

  • Research Data Australia (RDA)
  • ANDS Collections Registry
  • ANDS DOI Service
  • ANDS Handle Service
  • Research Vocabularies Australia (RVA)
Research Data Australia 
  • Increase the DB character limit for records titles to accommodate records with very long titles 
  • Fix the display of some ANZSRC-FOR codes containing special characters
  • Enhance the RDA algorithm used to identify and suggest similar datasets - this includes:
    • Identification of datasets that have a 'hasAssociationWith' relationship to the dataset being viewed
    • Using record view events to infer relationships between collections.
    • Excluding datasets from Similar datasets if they are already displayed in the record view (ie. Related datasets)
DOI Service
  • Add the distinct text 'TEST_DOI' to test DOI identifiers in order to make them easily recognisable. 
  • Fix an issue with My DOIs admin interface where changes to a clients configuration does not propagate to DataCite.
Others 
  • Enhance RDA link checker to handle URLs that contain UTF-8 encoded characters
  • Implement OAI-PMH export of Scholix metadata records

A reminder email will be sent out on implementation day.

Please schedule your activities accordingly. For any comments or questions, please email services@ands.org.au. Thank you.

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.

Comments and questions about technical updates should be directed to services@ands.org.au.