Monthly Archives: August 2012

50 millionth holding added to the NBD

Monday 30 July was just a ‘normal’ day for the National Bibliographic Database.  160 libraries from across the country – big, small, public, government, national, state, special – contributed holdings to Libraries Australia that day, either online or via RIS.  more…

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Searching for 13 digit ISBNs in 10 digit form

In Libraries Australia Search 10-digit ISBNs are automatically indexed, and are searchable, as the corresponding  13-digit number. However 13 digit ISBNs are not indexed as 10 digit numbers unless both numbers appear in the bibliographic record. If you have a more…

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Record syntaxes supported via Z39.50 in Libraries Australia Search

The Libraries Australia Z39.50 Gateway supports access to ANBD bibliographic and authority files as well as many other databases, enabling you to download and save records then directly import them into your system. The Libraries Australia Search team is assessing more…

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Relate linking software

Libraries Australia staff and staff at OCLC Leiden have been working for many months to configure and test the Libraries Australia Cataloguing (CBS) Relate software. The software matches headings in bibliographic records with the corresponding authority record. When a matching authority more…

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