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Updated cataloguing guidelines for bibliographic and authority records May 27, 2015

We are pleased to advise updated Cataloguing Guidelines information <http://www.nla.gov.au/librariesaustralia/training-support/manuals-guides/> is now available from the Libraries Australia website. The following documents contain sample records which includes both RDA and AACR2 examples: Guidelines for Cataloguing: Bibliographic Records • Enhancing and maintaining more...

Cataloguing of comics and graphic novels May 14, 2015

Recently, the ANBD team have noticed a recurring issue with the bibliographic records for comics and graphic novels. Records for these items are appearing in the ANBD using a Literary form 008/33 code of ‘c’. Please note that this is more...

Serials Solutions records - holdings refresh on the ANBD May 13, 2015

With the continued increase in bibliographic records for digitised and electronic resources, there has been a growing issue with bibliographic records for electronic versions of an item matching and merging with the bibliographic records for a print or physical version more...

RDA records on the Australian National Bibliographic Database April 17, 2015

Dear Colleagues I am delighted to report on the most recent milestone reached in the Australian National Bibliographic Database (ANBD). As of end of March 2015, there are 26,559,471 bibliographic records in the ANBD. 1,033,000 of these records are RDA more...