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Register of known issues (ANBD) June 12, 2015

Dear Colleagues, Following some probing questions and excellent feedback from the South Australian User group last year, the Libraries Australia team have collated a Register of Known Issues relating to CBS – the database that underpins many Libraries Australia services more...

LADD - problems searching bibliographic records June 5, 2015

Dear Colleagues, Since Tuesday, LADD has experienced intermittent slow response times when running a BibSearch to Libraries Australia. We are working to resolve this issue. Please note, this issue is not affecting the ability of member libraries to be able more...

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...