Category Archives: Document Delivery service

Libraries Australia Document Delivery (LADD) news and announcements.

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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Enhanced login to LA services from LA website

A new enhancement to the LA website allows members a simple one-step login from the one central location to the LA service of their choice. Simply navigate to the login area located on the top right hand side of the 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 trialling a different method for applying suspensions over this Christmas/New Year period. If your library is closing for just the period beginning more...

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Libraries Australia Document Delivery system now available

Libraries Australia Document Delivery system OK for normal operations. The LADD VDX software has been successfully upgraded to Version 4.1.4 and is ready for normal ILL operations. A few very minor layout issues still exist which we will be addressing more...

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Libraries Australia Document Delivery system unavailable during upgrade 2- 5 December 2011

The Libraries Australia Document Delivery system will be unavailable from 4 p.m. (AEST) 2 December 2011 until Monday 5 December 2011 due to an upgrade of the VDX software to Version 4.1.4. Advice will be given once the system is more...

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LADD training database unavailable 18-24 November

The LADD training database will be upgraded to VDX 4.1.4 and will therefore be unavailable between 18 – 24 November 2011.  It is anticipated that the LADD training database will be available again on Friday 25 November.

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Updated ILRS Code changes now in place

This affects all LADD members. The revised Interlibrary Resource Sharing (ILRS) Code prices have now been implemented in the LADD gateway, ILRS directory and the LADD Manual. What this will mean for LADD libraries is that the base cost, which appears more...

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