Category Archives: Cataloguing service

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

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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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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The new standard for minimum record on Libraries Australia

As outlined in October last year, the Libraries Australia Minimum Record Standard is being replaced with a new standard. The new standard was presented at the 2012 Libraries Australia Forum and Libraries Australia undertook extensive consultation with the Australian library more…

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Update on RDA implementation in Libraries Australia

As the Australian implementation of Resource Description and Access (RDA) approaches, Libraries Australia will be implementing a number of changes. System changes We will be implementing a number of changes in the Cataloguing service including: Support for new MARC field more…

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Linked Authorities product now available

Libraries Australia is pleased to announce that a new Libraries Australia product, Linked Authorities, is now available. Over the past year Libraries Australia staff have worked closely with OCLC staff to implement the Libraries Australia Cataloguing (CBS) Relate program, which more…

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Enhancing and maintaining the quality of the Australian National Bibliographic Database

A brochure outlining the strategies and programs being implemented by Libraries Australia in a major effort to improve the quality of the ANBD was distributed at the 2012 Libraries Australia Forum. It is now available here. It also details the ways more…

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Libraries Australia maintenance on Saturday, 3 November 2012

Maintenance on the Libraries Australia Cataloguing service will require us to suspend some services on Saturday, 3 November.  This maintenance is required because we are making changes to storage. The disruption will affect cataloguing, RIS, RES and Products. We apologise more…

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New standard for Minimum Record on Libraries Australia

We will be replacing the Libraries Australia Minimum Record Standard with a new standard. The new standard has a new name: Required Data Elements. At the moment it is a provisional standard only. The new standard, Required Data Elements, is more…

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New version of Libraries Australia cataloguing

On Monday 15 October Libraries Australia will be releasing a new version of the Libraries Australia cataloguing system. This upgrade will require downtime of Libraries Australia cataloguing via the WinIBW cataloguing client and WebCat. The cataloguing system will be unavailable more…

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