ANDS Online Services Release 30 is due for implementation on Tuesday, 4 December 2018.  Please find below the summary of all Release 30 changes with an overview of who, what and how the changes will impact our users.

Research Data Australia (RDA)

Change: Promote visibility and enhance display of collection type 'software' in RDA

Change: Fix bug where citationMetadata version is not included in citation text.

Change: Hide 'Also known as' label under the record title if an alternative name is empty or not used

Change: Optimise relationship graph for better performance and stability.

RDA Registry

Change: Add service discovery workflow into Data Source Dashboard import options

Change: Rewrite of OAI-PMH service to improve performance and fix memory issues.

Research Vocabularies Australia

Change: Ensure a user-friendly message is returned from the Registry API 'Search' endpoint when the 'filtersJson' parameter is not passed in the request body.

IGSN Service

Change: Prevent the IGSN OAI-PMH service from producing a '500 Internal Server Error' when geospatial information is not populated in an IGSN. 

Other Changes

 ChangeBroken Link Tool: Update the link extraction process to ensure that the correct URLs are extracted and eventually checked when the tool runs


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