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Release 30.1 (5 February 2019)

Hi all,

Release 30.1 of ANDS Online Services is scheduled for implementation on 5 February 2019, between 8am and 12pm AEDT. This release implements a number of enhancements and bug fixes to Research Data Australia (RDA) and Research Vocabularies Australia (RVA). Below is the list of all the changes planned for this release.

Research Data Australia

  • Fix bug where the type icon is not displayed for service records 

  • Ensure collection type is indexed correctly 

  • Optimisation of the Similar Datasets pools and queries 

Research Vocabularies Australia

  • Ensure users can only update the owner of a vocabulary to owners they are authorised to access 

  • Allow the per page 'pp' parameter of the Search API to be specified using a string or integer 

  • Don't escape description values displayed in related internal vocabulary preview popup 

  • Disallow related vocabulary self-references 

  • When deleting a vocabulary, remove references to it from other vocabularies 

  • Fix bug where users cannot add more than one user-specified access point to a version at a time 
  • Implement RVA portal event logging 

Other Change:

  • Update Grant ID Lookup widget to work with new Research Activity API 


During the implementation, the following services are impacted: 

  • Research Data Australia (RDA)
  • RDA Registry
  • Research Vocabularies Australia (RVA) portal

The following services are not impacted and will still be available during release implementation:

  • RVA editor (PoolParty)
  • DOI Service
  • Handle Service
  • IGSN Service

A soft release on Demo is happening on Monday, 4 February  2019. The following services will be intermittently unavailable during the day:

  • Demo RDA
  • Demo RVA
  • Handle test service

Please schedule your activities accordingly. Feedback or comments should be sent to Thank you for your support.

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