Author Archives: Mel Hunt

Cataloguing of comics and graphic novels

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...

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Serials Solutions records - holdings refresh on the ANBD

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...

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Libraries Australia Help Desk Opening Hours - Easter and ANZAC Day

The Libraries Australia Help Desk will be closed for Easter from Friday 3rd April and will reopen on Tuesday 7th April. We wish everyone a safe and happy Easter break. The Help Desk will be open from 9am - 5pm more...

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Problem with Libraries Australia Search functions now Resolved

The problem we experienced earlier with Libraries Australia search and editing functions have now been fixed. We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused and if you experience any further problems please contact the Libraries Australia Helpdesk on 1800 more...

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Libraries Australia Search - some functions currently unavailable

We are currently experiencing some unexpected system issues affecting the following functions in Libraries Australia Search: Add record Edit holdings Import record We are investigating the cause and will let you know as soon as possible when these functions resume. more...

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Libraries Australia outage on 18 October from 5.30pm-8.30pm

The Library will be conducting routine maintenance on IT systems on Saturday, 18 October from 5:30pm-8:30pm. All Library systems including Libraries Australia, Trove, the catalogue and the Library’s main website will not be available. A special note for Record Import more...

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Libraries Australia Administration unavailable from 8-8.30AM, Wednesday 20 August 2014

We wish to advise that the Libraries Australia Administration service will be unavailable Wednesday 20th August from 8AM - 8.30AM. This outage is required for system maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Kind regards Mel Hunt Mel more...

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New Libraries Australia Search - implemented changes update

There was a release this morning to the new Libraries Australia Search which included: A fix to correct the deselecting of a record when records have been selected from Saved Records, and then Compare Records has been launched. Please also more...

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New Libraries Australia Search - implemented changes update

The following changes to the new Libraries Australia Search were released on Thursday morning: • Adding the sort order for saved records by date saved (i.e. latest saved first) to the new sort options available for Saved Records • Correctly more...

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Are you frustrated by eBook records replacing your hard copy records in Libraries Australia?

Are you frustrated by eBook records replacing your hard copy records in Libraries Australia? Want to know how this happens and how we can prevent it? Please read on … Recently we became aware that e-book records are sometimes replacing more...

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