Category Archives: Cataloguing service

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

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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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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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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Search now available

Libraries Australia Search is once again available after this morning's outage. You are welcome to add/modify/delete holdings and records again. If you experience any further problems please contact the Libraries Australia Help Desk.

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