Author Archives: Susan

Brief records from YBP with Table of Contents (TOC) notes

We recently entered into a 3 year agreement with YBP for the supply of table of contents data to enrich Libraries Australia records. This follows the cessation of the former Blackwell service, which was taken over by YBP’s parent company, more…

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Christmas/New Year suspensions in LADD

In order to relieve some of the workload on our ILL colleagues with ISO compliant systems, we are trialling a different method for applying suspensions over this Christmas/New Year period. If your library is closing for just the period beginning more…

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Updating bibliographic records in Libraries Australia & WorldCat

Earlier in the year the NSW Libraries Australia Cataloguing Special Interest Group (NSW CATSIG) asked the following questions: What will LA do to ensure that bibliographic upgrades made on LA are sent to OCLC? When does LA send new records more…

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Libraries Australia Advisory Committee election 2011 – request for nominations

The Libraries Australia Advisory Committee has places for up to three elected members, whose terms each last for three years. The term of elected members Chris Taylor and Noelle Nelson will expire in December. All Libraries Australia member libraries are more…

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Delay with processing records in Libraries Australia Search

We are currently experiencing a delay with the processing of bibliographic and holdings records added or updated in the Libraries Australia Search database. The records are being processed, however it is expected that record additions or record changes are unlikely more…

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Prize for the 100th Forum registration

Congratulations to Janet Wilkinson-Scott from the State Library of South Australia who was the 100th person to register for this year’s Libraries Australia Forum, which will be held in Adelaide on 27 October 2011. As the 100th person to register, more…

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Price changes for our additional services

From 5 October the charges for additional Libraries Australia services will be as follows Authority file charges Authority type File type Charge for Libraries Australia members Charge for consortia or vendors providing services to libraries Australian authorities Base file (e.g. more…

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New look website launched this morning

Libraries Australia’s ‘new look’ website was successfully deployed this morning. Although redirects have been implemented on all the important pages, we ask that you please update any bookmarks you have previously saved. The URL for the home page will remain more…

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