Category Archives: Cataloguing service

Libraries Australia Cataloguing service news including announcements about the Cataloguing Client, RIS, RES and Products.

Limited Internet Service

Dear Colleagues, The National Library of Australia is currently experiencing a serious outage with its internet provider and is running through a secondary link. As a consequence, web pages will take longer to display and you may not be able more...

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Update on CBS configuration release - following planned outage of 6 November

As you will be aware, Libraries Australia implemented a new system configuration last weekend to resolve several issues identified on the Australian National Bibliographic Database (ANBD) Register of Known Issues The outage affected all Libraries Australia services. Please be advised more...

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Libraries Australia planned outage - 6 November 6pm (AEDST)

This Friday 6 November at 6pm (AEDST) there will be a short outage of all Libraries Australia services.  The outage is scheduled for 2 hours. This outage is required to implement improvements to Libraries Australia systems and will resolve several more...

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Libraries Australia unavailable this weekend

Dear Colleagues, The Library will be conducting routine maintenance which means that all IT systems will be unavailable from Saturday, 18 July from 5.30 pm until 1.30 pm on Sunday, 19 July AEST. All Library systems including Libraries Australia, Trove, more...

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Register of known issues (ANBD)

Dear Colleagues, Following some probing questions and excellent feedback from the South Australian User group last year, the Libraries Australia team have collated a Register of Known Issues relating to CBS – the database that underpins many Libraries Australia services more...

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Updated cataloguing guidelines for bibliographic and authority records

We are pleased to advise updated Cataloguing Guidelines information <http://www.nla.gov.au/librariesaustralia/training-support/manuals-guides/> is now available from the Libraries Australia website. The following documents contain sample records which includes both RDA and AACR2 examples: Guidelines for Cataloguing: Bibliographic Records • Enhancing and maintaining more...

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Are you frustrated by eBook records replacing your hard copy records in Libraries Australia?

Are you frustrated by eBook records replacing your hard copy records in Libraries Australia? Want to know how this happens and how we can prevent it? Please read on … Recently we became aware that e-book records are sometimes replacing more...

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A short survey and opportunity to win a prize!

Libraries Australia is reviewing the use and opportunities enabled by the Products Service with the aim of delivering a service that better meets the needs of our members. We are seeking your feedback to answer 12 questions about your use 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 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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