Category Archives: Document Delivery service

Libraries Australia Document Delivery (LADD) news and announcements.

VDX hosted LADD system - response to feedback from members

The National Library of Australia transitioned from a locally installed to a hosted environment for the VDX system for Libraries Australia Document Delivery (LADD) service in mid-October 2015. We have received some very useful feedback already, and in response to more...

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VDX hosted LADD system now available

The National Library of Australia has successfully transitioned from a locally installed to a hosted environment for the VDX system for Libraries Australia Document Delivery (LADD) service. A hosted system environment will enhance and improve the service through improved system more...

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Transition to VDX hosted LADD system

Dear Colleagues The National Library of Australia will be transitioning from a locally installed to a hosted environment for the VDX system for Libraries Australia Document Delivery (LADD) service between 8 October and 13 October 2015. The primary driver for more...

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Annual Archiving of LADD Requests

Dear Colleagues The annual archiving of completed and un-actioned LADD requests will take place on 21 September 2015. All requests that have not been actioned prior to 1 January 2014 will be archived. Libraries with ISO systems are asked not 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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LADD - problems searching bibliographic records

Dear Colleagues, Since Tuesday, LADD has experienced intermittent slow response times when running a BibSearch to Libraries Australia. We are working to resolve this issue. Please note, this issue is not affecting the ability of member libraries to be able more...

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A message for our valued LADD Customers

Thank you for continuing to use Libraries Australia Document Delivery (LADD)  -  Australia’s largest interlibrary loan and document delivery service. We hope that your library continues to benefit from this service to search the ANBD, Te Puna and Infotrieve to 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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ILRS Code Review

The Interlibrary Resource Sharing (ILRS) Code benefits Australian libraries and their users by providing greater predictability, consistency, and flexibility in obtaining materials. The ALIA Interlending Advisory Committee will be reviewing the principles and guidelines in the Interlibrary Resource Sharing (ILRS) 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 going to continue the method for applying suspensions over this Christmas/New Year period that was trialled last year. If your library is more...

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