June 29, 2022


  • On the Find Data page, there is now an option to expand all search facets.
  • A tooltip has been added on the Find Data page explaining filter logic.
  • On the flatmap, users are now able to search for anatomical structures on the map using a search bar.
  • A newsletter archive link has been added to the News and Events page.
  • A tombstone details page has been created for datasets that have been removed from the SPARC Portal.
  • The SPARC Portal Help Center presents two new help articles:


  • Only tooltips with necessary or additional information appear on dataset detail pages.
  • Upon ORCID integration failure, the tooltip above authors on dataset detail pages will continue to display the author's name and ORCID IDs.
  • From a dataset detail page, clicking on a flatmap will take the user to the relevant anatomical structure on said flatmap.
  • The SPARC Portal Help Center presents updates to the following articles: