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  • New 'Add Data' button on navigation menu
  • API tokens now have and indicate an expiry date
  • Improved messaging on the login page
  • Internationalization of the Shibboleth login page
  • Accessibility improvements
  • Bug fixes


LogIn text: "

Log in or sign up with your institutional account — more information about account creation. ??? Dataverse Support ???

Your Institution"
Issue above resolved -KN
TaskTested byTester NotesSP Notes
Log into an existing account using ShibbolethKaitlinWorks

Log into an existing account using username/passwordKaitlinWorks

Create a new account via ShibbolethMeghanConverted account to ShibbolethHard to test if we already have account set up -KN

Create a new account using username/passwordKaitlinWorks

Generate an API token for your account


Reset your account passwordKaitlinWorks

Update your account informationKaitlinWorks

Create a new account using 'Other' for AffiliationKaitlinWorks

Email validation working KaitlinWorks

Log out

MeghanGetting an internal server error upon logout
Log in

Exploring & Finding Data

TaskTested byTester NotesSP Notes
Explore a dataset in the Data ExplorerKaitlinWorks

Search for a datasetMeghanOK

Use the "Advanced Search" to find a datasetMeghanOK

Download single file, multiple files, download all filesMeghanOK

Test downloading options for .tab file typeMeghanOK

Creating, Uploading, Publishing & Removing Data

Editable "Host Dataverse" seems new
TaskTested byTester NotesSP Notes
Create a new DataverseMeghan
Noticed an issue where if I use the main nav 'Add Dataset/Dataverse' button, I get an error on my test account (which does not have super admin rights), but it works on my main account -KN

Add data button removed from main menu. Requested removed from "My Data" page


Create a new dataset, including uploading dataMeghanOK

Publish a DataverseMeghanOK

Upload different file sizes (e.g. 1MB, 500MB, 2GB)MeghanOK

Upload .zip, double .zip, .csvMeghanOK

Upload .zip and verify the file hierarchyMeghanOK

Add files and verify version number of datasetMeghanOK

Deaccession a published datasetMeghanOK

Data Curation Tool (DCT)

TaskTested byTester NotesSP Notes
Open the DCT for a tabular file from the dataset pageKaitlinWorks

Open the DCT for a tabular file from the file pageKaitlinWorks

Open the DCT with the language set to FrenchKaitlinWorks

Edit a file in the DCT and save changes to DataverseKaitlinWorks

Create a group in the DCT and add variables to itKaitlinWorks

View the HTML codebook to verify changes made in the DCTKaitlinWorks

I saved changes back to DV but don't see these edits in exported xml file - MG

RE above: was the dataset published? The changes only appear in the codebook on publication - KN

Strangely, the option to publish and the details in the versions tab showed up after a few minutes - MG

Permissions & Access Control

TaskTested ByTester NotesSP Notes
Request access to a fileMeghanOK

Approve a request to access a fileMeghanOK

Give permissions to a group (e.g. an IP group)

IP groups not available
Give permissions to individualsMeghanOK

Create a private URL for your dataset, and access it in a new window (not logged in - e.g. incognito)MeghanOK


TaskTested ByTester NotesSP Notes
Publish a dataset with html tags and special characters (e.g. '&') in the metadataMeghanOK

Edit metadata and verify version numberingMeghanOK

Multilingual Support

TaskTested ByTester NotesSP Notes
Toggle to French interfaceMeghanOK

Verify characters in menusMeghanOK

Scan for inconsistenciesMeghanOK

Login page translationsMeghan

"Universite Concordia - BCI" is coming from their attribute metadata


TaskTested ByTester NotesSP Notes
Submit a question through the support form

Email disabled
Create dataset guestbook, download guestbookMeghanOK

Check Scholars Portal Dataverse Guide ("About") and the User GuideMeghanOK

Share datasets

Cite datasetsMeghanOK

Thumbnails viewable on Dataverse landing pageMeghanOK"My data" pageMeghanRequested "Add Data" button removed


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Tester Notes

SP Notes
Integrate with Open Science Framework (OSF)