Author Archives: Mel Hunt

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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2013 Libraries Australia Forum

The 2013 Libraries Australia Forum will be held at the University of Melbourne on Thursday 31 October 2013. The theme of this year’s Forum is ‘What it means to be in the cloud’. The forum program includes the following keynote more…

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A message for our valued LADD Customers

Thank you for continuing to use Libraries Australia Document Delivery (LADD)  -  Australia’s largest interlibrary loan and document delivery service. We hope that your library continues to benefit from this service to search the ANBD, Te Puna and Infotrieve to more…

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