Author Archives: Mel Hunt

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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Libraries Australia services now available

We are pleased to advise that all Libraries Australia services are now fully operational after this morning’s scheduled outage (6AM – 9.30AM). Please  contact our Help Desk via the form at or on 1800 026 155 if you have more…

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Libraries Australia services unavailable from 6-9.30am, 7 August 2013

We wish to advise that Libraries Australia services will be unavailable Wednesday 7th August from between 6AM – 9.30AM. This outage includes Libraries Australia Search, the Record Import Service (RIS), Record Export Service (RES), Products and Administration services along with more…

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Libraries Australia Newsletter – July

The latest edition of the Libraries Australia Newsletter is now available to read from the website. Topics include the Libraries Australia Forum 2013, a farewell to Rob Walls and Debbie Campbell, the Alpha Release of Libraries Australia Search, Libraries Australia Product more…

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Update to British Library database Z39.50 connection details – MARC syntax

Following on from our previous advice regarding upcoming changes in record syntaxes supported by the Z-Gateway, we wish to advise that the Z39.50 connection details for accessing the British Library database will be updated on Tuesday 16th  July to MARC more…

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Release of version of the Libraries Australia Cataloguing Client

We are pleased to announce that the release of the Libraries Australia Cataloguing Client, WinIBW version is now available for collection from the Libraries Australia server. Users of the Libraries Australia Cataloguing Client are encouraged to install version to take advantage of more…

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Libraries Australia Products Service

Libraries Australia Products is a fee-based service that provides members with the opportunity to obtain records from the Australian National Bibliographic Database (ANBD). Products are extremely flexible and can assist libraries in their workflows to achieve efficiency gains and improved more…

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