Category Archives: Project Blog

The Project blog will be used to provide updates and information about the Project. We see a blog as a good way for us to establish a direct line of communication between the Project team and our members by inviting user comments.

Libraries Australia Search Service – Stage 1 Release Complete

The first stage of the new Libraries Australia Search (the new Z39.50 interface and Search database for most z39.50 ports) was completed on 8 July as planned, and we are now able to confirm that the next two stages of more…

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Libraries Australia Search Redevelopment Update – Release Date

The new Libraries Australia Search implementation will occur in a staged release over a two week period commencing 8 July. Stage 1 – 8 July The first stage of the release will be the production release of the Z39.50 interface more…

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Libraries Australia Search Redevelopment Update

Redevelopment of the Libraries Australia Search Service is now nearing completion. Since you saw the Alpha 0.2 version, the remaining functionality has been added to the user interface, modifications made to the Record Export Service and Products systems to integrate more…

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What members said about LASR Alpha V 0.2

From the 23 Oct to 6 Nov 2013 the final alpha version (0.2) of the Libraries Australia search interface was available for review. Feedback was received from: 7 state libraries 3 university libraries 1 provider of library services 2 unidentifiable more…

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Feedback on Libraries Australia Search Alpha v0.2 has now closed

Thanks for your Feedback Feedback on the Libraries Australia Search Alpha version 0.2 has now closed. Thanks for your help improving Libraries Australia Search!

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Version 0.2 of the new Libraries Australia Search interface

An alpha version 0.2 of the new Libraries Australia Search (LA Search Alpha) is now available for Libraries Australia users to try out and provide feedback. Alpha version 0.1 was released to members during May and June. The functionality was more…

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What members said about the LASR Alpha v0.1

Version 0.1 of the Libraries Australia search interface was made available to members for comment over three weeks during May and June 2013. Close to 60 feedback submissions were made and several members worked with us via email to further more…

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Thanks for your feedback!

Feedback on the Libraries Australia Search Alpha version 0.1 has closed. We’ve had close to 60 feedback submissions ranging from a distaste for the yellow highlighting linked to the preview pane; to problems with dewey classification searches; to comments on more…

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Reminder – Feedback on the new Libraries Australia Search (LA Search Alpha)

A reminder that the alpha version of the new Libraries Australia Search (LA Search Alpha) is available to try out and provide feedback. We ask that feedback be provided no later than this Sunday 16 June 2013. There is an more…

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Customising Libraries Australia – automatically!

During our site visits to members, we noticed that different users have different search preferences. Some prefer to use simple search most of the time, others always like to begin with an advanced search looking for titles “as a phrase”, more…

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