Category Archives: Cataloguing service

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

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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042 $a anuc code in records for Australian material

We have recently  been doing some targeted data maintenance work for Australian material that is lacking the 042 $a anuc code – the Australian content  indicator. Unfortunately we’ve discovered quite a few bibliographic records for Australian publications that don’t have more...

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Update on RDA changes in Libraries Australia Cataloguing and Search databases

This is the first of a series of updates that we will be sending you to tell you about the progress we are making in supporting the cataloguing, matching and merging, and also retrieval of RDA records in the Libraries more...

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How is Libraries Australia planning to implement RDA?

The National Library of Australia, along with the Library of Congress, British Library, Library & Archives Canada, U.S. National Agricultural Library, and U.S. National Library of Medicine have agreed to implement RDA in the first quarter of 2013. During the more...

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