Category Archives: Search service

Libraries Australia Search service news and announcements.

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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Libraries Australia services now available

We are pleased to advise that all Libraries Australia services are now fully operational after this morning’s scheduled outage (6AM – 9.30AM). Please  contact our Help Desk via the form at http://www.nla.gov.au/librariesaustralia/contact/ or on 1800 026 155 if you have more…

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Libraries Australia services unavailable from 6-9.30am, 7 August 2013

We wish to advise that Libraries Australia services will be unavailable Wednesday 7th August from between 6AM – 9.30AM. This outage includes Libraries Australia Search, the Record Import Service (RIS), Record Export Service (RES), Products and Administration services along with more…

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50 millionth holding added to the NBD

Monday 30 July was just a ‘normal’ day for the National Bibliographic Database.  160 libraries from across the country – big, small, public, government, national, state, special – contributed holdings to Libraries Australia that day, either online or via RIS.  more…

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Searching for 13 digit ISBNs in 10 digit form

In Libraries Australia Search 10-digit ISBNs are automatically indexed, and are searchable, as the corresponding  13-digit number. However 13 digit ISBNs are not indexed as 10 digit numbers unless both numbers appear in the bibliographic record. If you have a more…

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Record syntaxes supported via Z39.50 in Libraries Australia Search

The Libraries Australia Z39.50 Gateway supports access to ANBD bibliographic and authority files as well as many other databases, enabling you to download and save records then directly import them into your system. The Libraries Australia Search team is assessing more…

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Relate linking software

Libraries Australia staff and staff at OCLC Leiden have been working for many months to configure and test the Libraries Australia Cataloguing (CBS) Relate software. The software matches headings in bibliographic records with the corresponding authority record. When a matching authority more…

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Have your say – Suggest ways we can improve Libraries Australia Search – survey closing 31 July 2012

In mid June we invited our members to participate in an online survey to provide feedback and comments about Libraries Australia Search. We would like to inform our members that we intend to close this online survey on 31 July 2012.  more…

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Status of Libraries Australia Search

We are pleased to advise that record additions and updates to the NBD are being processed and are now visible in the search database. There are still delays with the Record Expert Service and Products which will continue for the more…

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Continued delays in updating Libraries Australia Search

We are continuing to experience delays with the processing of bibliographic and holdings records added or updated in the Libraries Australia Search database.  The cause for these delays is being investigated. As the system is processing a large backlog of more…

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