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Release 29 (3 October 2018)

26 September  2018

Release 29 of ANDS Online Services is scheduled for implementation on Wednesday, 3 October 2018, between 8am and 12pm AEST. This release implements a number of enhancements to Research Data Australia (RDA), DOI Service, IGSN Service, and Research Vocabularies Australia (RVA). Below is the list of all the changes planned for this release.

Research Data Australia

  • Update social login API integrations
  • ARC and NHMRC grants refresh

DOI Service

  • Implement a single client account for both Production and Test minting

Research Vocabularies Australia

  • Public release of Vocabularies Registry API
  • Amendments to RVA Give Feedback page

RDA Registry

  • Replacement of Metadata Quality Report with new Metadata Content Report

IGSN Service

  • Implement fields which make it easier for a user to link to an ORCID ID
  • Implement fields which make it easier for a user to link to a grant/project

Other Change:

  • Upgrade the ORCID widget to use V2.0 of the ORCID API

During the implementation, the following services are impacted:

  • RDA
  • RDA Registry
  • DOI Service
  • 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 Tuesday, 2 October 2018. The following services will be intermittently unavailable during the day:

  • Demo RDA
  • Demo RVA
  • Handle test service

Refer to the list of changes and their impact and requirements on the ANDS latest software release page.

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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