Acknowledging the ARDC

Where relevant, we welcome your acknowledgement of the ARDC and 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.

For specific acknowledgement around the use of the ARDC co-invested platforms and virtual laboratories, please refer to our attribution and acknowledgement guidelines. This outlines how ARDC partners should attribute ARDC project investment and acknowledge use of ARDC services and co-invested projects.

Download the ARDC’s guidelines: How to attribute an ARDC project investment and acknowledge use of ARDC services and co-invested projects

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
  • 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.

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 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).

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  • How to attribute an ARDC project investment and acknowledge use of ARDC services and co-invested projects

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