The Registry Interchange Format - Collections and Services (RIF-CS) schema was developed as a data interchange format for supporting the electronic exchange of collection and service descriptions.
It organises information about collections and services into the format required by the Research Data Australia (RDA) Registry.
RIF-CS Java API
The RIF-CS Java API provides assistance to Java developers in the assembly of RIF-CS documents by providing classes for most RIF-CS elements, enabling processing of elements as objects, avoiding repetitive XML API calls. Download the latest RIF-CS Java API from developers.ands.
Guidance on providing records to Research Data Australia
- The RDA Content Providers Guide explains how to use RIF-CS to describe collections, parties, activities and services in Research Data Australia.