Author Archives: Mel Hunt

Interruption of LADD services to apply software fix – 1.00pm to 1.30pm today (24 March 2014)

Please be advised that LADD will be temporarily unavailable from 1pm AEST today for applying a new patch to fix an issue related to the LADD gateway. It is estimated that the process will take approximately half an hour. You more…

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Problem with upload of RIS files

We have noticed an error is currently occurring when uploading files to the Record Import Service (RIS) from the Libraries Australia Administration web interface. When attempting to do so, this error always occurs: The file you chose was too large more…

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ISO messages and the LADD Gateway

The LADD gateway is experiencing an issue since the upgrade of the LADD system on Monday.  It has become apparent that a small proportion of ISO messages have not been processed by the gateway. This issue is intermittent and currently more…

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Minor CBS configuration changes – all Libraries Australia Services will operate as usual over weekend of 22 and 23 March 2014

This Saturday 22 March, we will be installing a new database maintenance tool called CBS Job Manager (CJM). This tool will enable us to perform many of our regular database maintenance tasks more efficiently. This installation of CJM requires us more…

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ILL Services resumed – LADD system upgrade completed

The upgrade of the Libraries Australia Document Delivery system software has been successfully completed and all ILL activities can now be resumed. Many thanks to our Vendor support staff who have greatly assisted the LADD team in achieving this successful more…

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Interuption of LADD services for software upgrade – 14 to 18 March 2014

Libraries Australia Document Delivery will be upgrading the VDX gateway to version 6.0.1 during the upcoming weekend. Our projected schedule is as follows: LADD system will shut down at about 4pm ADST on Friday 14 March. No ILL activity will more…

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What members said about LASR Alpha V 0.2

From the 23 Oct to 6 Nov 2013 the final alpha version (0.2) of the Libraries Australia search interface was available for review. Feedback was received from: 7 state libraries 3 university libraries 1 provider of library services 2 unidentifiable more…

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Help Desk opening hours over Christmas/New Year

The Libraries Australia Help Desk will operate during the following hours over the Christmas and New Year period: Monday 23rd December 9.00am – 5.00pm (AEST) Tuesday 24th December 9.00am – 12.30pm (AEST) Wednesday 25th December Closed Thursday 26th December Closed Friday 27th December Closed Monday more…

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Feedback on Libraries Australia Search Alpha v0.2 has now closed

Thanks for your Feedback Feedback on the Libraries Australia Search Alpha version 0.2 has now closed. Thanks for your help improving Libraries Australia Search!

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Version 0.2 of the new Libraries Australia Search interface

An alpha version 0.2 of the new Libraries Australia Search (LA Search Alpha) is now available for Libraries Australia users to try out and provide feedback. Alpha version 0.1 was released to members during May and June. The functionality was more…

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