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API Updates and Changes

This page provides information about all versions of the Dataset API. It includes a log of new features, enhancements, and bug fixes that have been made to the API.

1.9.0

Released on 2023-11-28

New Features 🎉

  • Adds @id (i.e. DOI) to search results
  • Enables dataset search by keyword with new keyword parameter
  • Enables search for older versions of dataset metadata by identifier (i.e. ess-dive-9727d2718c0d1d3-20230504T212419449020)
  • Adds the identifier for the next version of metadata (i.e. next) and previous version (i.e. previous) to search results

Enhancements

  • Enhances keyword search to lookup exact matches

1.8.0

Released on 2022-11-28

New Features 🎉

  • Adds file size in KB to distribution items

Enhancements

1.7.0

Released on 2022-08-08

New Features 🎉

  • Enable dataset submissions with project ID in provider field (new syntax example provided below)
"provider": {
"identifier": {
"@type": "PropertyValue",
"propertyID": "ess-dive",
"value": "<PROJECT ID>"
}
}

1.6.0

Released on 2022-02-04

New Features 🎉

  • Enable linking out to datasets stored at external repositories
  • Enable capability for anyone to search for public datasets

New Code Examples ✨

1.5.0

Released on 2021-09-20

New Features 🎉

Enables dataset sharing
  • Enable the ability to share dataset
  • Expanded swagger Docs for dataset sharing

Bug Fix 🛠️

  • Corrected dataset sharing typos and added sharing schema example to technical documentation

1.4.0

Released on July 23rd, 2021

Enhancements

You can now submit longer metadata descriptions
  • Increase measurementTechnique description (i.e. Methods) character limit to <5000 characters
  • Increase description (i.e. Abstract) character limit to <5000 characters
  • Increase spatialCoverage description (i.e. Geographic Description) character limit to <5000 characters
Software Upgrades ⚙️
  • Enable support for Metacat >= 2.13.0 and Solr8

1.3.4

Released on 2021-04-29

Software Upgrades ⚙️

  • Main focus of this release is to support the EML 2.2.0 upgrade.

1.3.3

Released on 2021-04-20

Bug Fix 🛠️

  • Bug fix release for json-ld 500 Errors.

1.3.2

Released on 2021-05-27
This release includes the addition of a Berkeley Source Distribution (BSD) license to the package service.

Bug Fix 🛠️

  • Some bug fixes are included for accessing packages.

1.3.1

Released on 2019-12-17

Enhancements

  • This release enables up to 100GB data uploads. They are minor features and do not affect the API.

1.3.0

Released on 2019-10-21

Enhancements

  • This release enables up to 10GB data uploads.

1.2.0

Released on 2019-06-26

New Features 🎉

  • Ability edit a data package
  • Data files in query results
  • Special characters should be removed from metadata filename
  • JSON-LD returned for single data package requests
This API update is backwards compatible with v1.1.0.