Acknowledging the ARDC
Where relevant, we welcome your acknowledgement of the ARDC and the use of our logo in your publication or project. We recommend the following acknowledgement:
This research/project is supported by the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC). The ARDC is funded by NCRIS.
Acknowledging ARDC Co-Investment
To acknowledge the use of the ARDC co-invested platforms and national data assets, please download our attribution and acknowledgement guidelines. It outlines how ARDC partners should attribute ARDC project investment and acknowledge the use of ARDC services and co-invested projects.
In summary, in line with NCRIS acknowledgement guidelines, ARDC co-investment recipients are required to attribute the ARDC investment using this standard text:
- The [insert name of] project received investment ([insert project DOI]) from the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC). The ARDC is funded by the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS).
Wherever possible, please use the text together with the ARDC and NCRIS logos in presentations and websites of the funded project. Please refer to the ARDC attribution style guide for examples of how to display this visually on posters, presentations, brochures and websites.
Download the ARDC’s guidelines: How to attribute an ARDC project investment and acknowledge the use of ARDC services and co-invested projects
Acknowledging the ARDC Nectar Research Cloud
When using the ARDC Nectar Research Cloud services listed below, please use the following acknowledgements.
ARDC Nectar Research Cloud general users
This research was supported by the use of the ARDC Nectar Research Cloud, a collaborative Australian research platform supported by the NCRIS-funded Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC).
ARDC Nectar Research Cloud users with arrangement or support from specific cloud Nodes
This research was supported by using the ARDC Nectar Research Cloud and by <Node Operator name here>. The ARDC Nectar Research Cloud is a collaborative Australian research platform supported by the NCRIS-funded Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC).
Using the ARDC logo
You’re welcome to use the primary ARDC logo, service logos and NCRIS logo. They are available in our ARDC acknowledgement kit, along with guidelines for use. Logos include:
- ARDC Nectar Research Cloud
- Research Data Australia
- NCRIS provider
Download the ARDC acknowledgement kit.
Our attribution style guideline provides guidance on how to display ARDC and NCRIS logos on posters, presentations, brochures and websites.
Download the ARDC’s attribution style guideline.
Logo variations including reverse and monochromatic are available on request. Email the ARDC Marketing and Communication team.
Approving ARDC logo use
Please email us a copy or link to your publication or project so we can approve the use of the logo. If appropriate, we’ll also share it with our networks.
Communicating ARDC Co-investment Projects
We created a toolkit to help ARDC co-invesment project teams develop a communication strategy to be applied throughout a project lifecycle – from its establishment to building and launching phases.
Your communication strategy will help keep internal and external stakeholders well informed about the project, its long-term impact, and raise awareness and recognition amongst the wider community.
Download the communication toolkit for ARDC co-investment projects.
Got a logo question? Email our communication team.
Did you find this resource useful?
Receive tailored updates on latest digital research news, events, resources, career opportunities and more.