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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:

Release 18 coming soon

The next set of updates and enhancements to ANDS services is set for Wed 2 Dec. Find out what services are affected on the Online Services News page.

Australian ORCID Consortium formally signed

The Australian ORCID Consortium partnership has taken another step forward with the formal signing of the agreement at eResearch Australasia in Brisbane last week. More

share issue 23 now published

The latest edition of share, ANDS' quarterly newsletter magazine, has now been published. Read share issue 23