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Australian National Data Service

Our Vision: More valuable data for Australian research

ANDS is enabling the transformation of:

Data that are: to Structured Collections
that are:
Unmanaged Managed
Disconnected Connected
Invisible Findable
Single-use Reusable


Australian Research Data Commons
ANDS is building the Australian Research Data Commons: a cohesive collection of research resources from all research institutions, to make better use of Australia's research data outputs.

Research Data Australia
Research Data Australia, ANDS’ flagship service, provides a comprehensive window into the Australian Research Data Commons. It is an Internet-based discovery service designed to provide rich connections between data, projects, researchers and institutions, and promote visibility of Australian research data collections in search engines.

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ANDS is supported by the Australian Government through the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy Program.

The ANDS Members are:

Research Data Switchboard Webinar

Discover how the RD-Switchboard addresses the problem of cross platform discovery by operating online services that connect datasets across multiple registries.Wed, August 5, 12:30pm - 1:30pm AEDT Register

Webinar: Research Data Aust Grants and Projects Portal

Explore the new Research Data Australia Grants and Projects portal Wed Aug 12,12:30 - 1:30 PM AEST  Register

Open Data Collections

Institutions from around Australia have showcased their open research data collections

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