Author Archives: Mel Hunt

Release of version 3.3.8.8 of the Libraries Australia Cataloguing Client

We are pleased to announce that the release of the Libraries Australia Cataloguing Client, WinIBW version 3.3.8.8 is now available for collection from the Libraries Australia server. Users of the Libraries Australia Cataloguing Client are encouraged to install version 3.3.8.8 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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Farewell to Rob Walls

A quarter century’s dedication to the NBD comes to an end tomorrow, Friday 31 May, with the retirement of Rob Walls, Director Database Services.  Many of you will have met Rob at user group meetings, Forums, ACOC meetings and other more…

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Search your catalogue via Libraries Australia

Did you know that Libraries Australia Search is able to directly search your library OPAC or online bookshop? This function is called “deep linking”. When a user finds an item held in your library on Libraries Australia they can click the more…

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Libraries Australia Help desk opening hours over Easter

Dear Colleagues, The Libraries Australia Help Desk will be closed from Friday 29th March and will reopen on Tuesday 2nd April. We wish everyone a safe and relaxing Easter break. Kind regards Mel Mel Hunt | Manager Libraries Australia Helpdesk more…

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Changes in LADD to incorporate the implementation of RDA

There have been some minor changes in LADD to incorporate the implementation of RDA at the end of March. The issues that LADD wanted to address were: • Will z3950 searching from LADD be affected by RDA? • With the more…

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Disaster recovery operations complete for LADD gateway issue of 27th Feb

Disaster recovery efforts were completed last night for the issue experienced earlier this week which affected new requests and messaging from our VDX and Relais ISO libraries. The initial problem was due to a corrupt request which stopped subsequent requests more…

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Data loss associated with this morning’s LADD gateway problem

Please be aware that not all requests created by ISO libraries from approximately 3pm Monday 25 February through to approximately 11am on Wednesday 27 February have been processed through the LADD gateway.  LADD staff are currently implementing disaster recovery procedures more…

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Requesting from ISO libraries to LADD gateway working again

Requesting from ISO libraries is working normally again. At this stage it doesn’t appear that any messaging has been lost however further investigation to confirm this is ongoing. Please be aware that this problem affected requests from libraries with ISO more…

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Libraries Australia RES status update

We would like to advise that the Record Export Service files supplied as part of the 2pm download yesterday which incorrectly contained records updated since 5th February have been deleted. However if you believe that you have not received some more…

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