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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:

Joint Statement of Principle: ORCID - Connecting Researchers and Research

ANDS, CAUL, UA & ARMS jointly propose that Australia's research sector broadly embrace the use of ORCID as a common researcher identifier.

Open Research Data report

New report "Open Research Data" shows potential value of open research data to the Australian economy is in the billions

Research Data Australia Release 15.1

Release 15.1 of the Research Data Australia software is scheduled for May 6th. See Online Services News for changes.

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