The Australian Research Data Commons Party Infrastructure Project (ARDCPIP) was successfully completed in July 2011. This wiki and the documents it provides remain available for reference purposes but users are advised that is is no longer actively maintained.
Current documentation relating to the Trove People Zone is available in Trove Help. Contributors are advised to review this documentation and contact the Trove Support Team with any queries.
Additionally the Australian National Data Service (ANDS) makes available ARDC Party Infrastructure documentation specifically tailored for the research sector at: http://ands.org.au/guides/ardc-party-infrastructure-awareness.html
About the survey
The Australian Research Data Commons Party Infrastructure Project team designed and conducted an online survey to gather information about party data from managers of this data in the Australian research sector. The survey was conducted over the internet, contained 14 questions and was open from Wednesday May 19 to Friday June 11, 2010. Emails inviting people to participate were sent to the Australian National Data Service (ANDS) and Institutional Repository (IR) communities. There were 43 responses. 24 completed the survey. Some of the questions were quite complex and respondents were asked to answer to the best of their knowledge. Responses to the survey will be used to better inform the project team about the current state of party data in the research sector and to identify potential contributor sources.
Brief summary of main conclusions
Full summary and survey questions are available below: