Monthly Archives: January 2013

Weekend suspension of RIS and RES services

We wish to advise that the Libraries Australia Record Import Service will be suspended between Friday 1 February 2013 and Monday 4 February. Records will be loaded as soon as possible next week. We would also like to advise that more...

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Update on RDA implementation in Libraries Australia

As the Australian implementation of Resource Description and Access (RDA) approaches, Libraries Australia will be implementing a number of changes. System changes We will be implementing a number of changes in the Cataloguing service including: Support for new MARC field more...

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Fine-tuning the advanced search

When you use the advanced search form to do a title/author search, or when looking for an ISBN, Libraries Australia only looks for your search terms within certain MARC tags. Libraries Australia includes more than a hundred different search indexes more...

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Site visits and surveys

Site visits Back in the middle of 2012, Kenji and I got out from behind our desks and went to visit some Libraries Australia users at theirs. This was an opportunity for us to see people using Libraries Australia Search more...

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December 2012 RAP and GovRAP files now available

December 2012 Recent Australian Publications (RAP) and Recent Australian Government Publications (GovRAP) are now available. Records from both services are a subset of the ANBD and are created by Australian libraries. There are Alphabetic and Dewey files available, in both more...

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