Author Archives: Scotia Ashley

Who is contributing RDA records to the NBD?

In the first month since configuring the Libraries Australia system to support the creation, import, matching and merging of RDA data there are now approximately 88,000 RDA records in the Australian National Bibliographic Database. There are a number of significant more...

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ILL Etiquette - April 2013

To ensure a smoother requesting process, some simple guidelines to follow are: As a requester If requesting a Rush or Express, a quick phone call to the library on the rota will avoid delays. Before requesting a renewal, check the more...

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Public holidays and requests

When you request an item on LADD, the system automatically takes into accounts any public holidays and will calculate the expiry time of your requests accordingly. There is no need to suspend your library over the Easter period because of more...

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Tasmania User Group meeting tomorrow

The Tasmanian Libraries Australia User Group will be meeting tomorrow from 1.00 to 2.00 pm at LINC Tasmania, 3rd Floor, 91 Murray Street, Hobart. User Group meetings are a great opportunity to network with users of Libraries Australia. You’ll also more...

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LADD Service Levels - a quick reminder

Libraries Australia Document Delivery follows the three service levels set out in the Australian Interlibrary Resource Sharing (ILRS) Code. It is recommended that if you request rush or express, that you contact the responding library to let them know. To more...

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New presentation - Fixed Fields in MARC records

A presentation given to the ACT LA User's Group is now available on our Presentations & Papers page. Fran D'Castro delivered a talk on Fixed fields in MARC bibliographic records and some fixed fields cataloguing tips. We will publish talks more...

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Queensland User Group meets tomorrow

The Queensland User's Group will meet tomorrow, (Tuesday 20th March) at the State Library of Queensland, Level 4, Bank of Qld Learning Room. Please arrive at 9.15 for a 9.30 start. The meeting will be followed by a tour of more...

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Upcoming training for LADD - NSW, SA & VIC

There are currently four courses advertised for LADD training, in New South Wales, South Australia (two courses) and Victoria. Training for LADD is  mandatory before using the system,  it allows the operator more in depth knowledge of using the system more...

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Libraries Australia Newsletter - March

The latest edition of the Libraries Australia Newsletter is now available to read from the website. Topics include the Australia Day Achievement Medallions, a new Libraries Australia Trainer biography, a report from VALA 2012 and what you need to set more...

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De-Duping the ANBD

Presentation given by Carol Hamilton of Libraries Australia Database Services Team to the ACT Libraries Australia Users Group. The presentation (935 KB) gives information on how everyone can help keep the ANBD duplicate free. This presentation is a good working more...

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