Category Archives: Search service

Libraries Australia Search service news and announcements.

Brief outage tonight

The National Library of Australia will have an Internet Outage at 5:30pm AEST tonight (Friday 02/09/11). This outage is part of necessary maintenance to the Library’s network. The outage is expected to be less than half an hour. During this more…

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Libraries Australia holdings go straight to WorldCat

We’ve recently had some queries about interoperation between Libraries Australia and WorldCat. Did you know that your Libraries Australia holdings are automatically transferred to WorldCat? In fact the new record with your holding or holding change is passed on in more…

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Update of Manuals now complete

To go with the launch of the new website we have been systematically reviewing the content in all of our Cataloguing Client, Document Delivery and Search manuals. This is now complete with all manuals up to date and available in more…

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Survey on enhanced requesting – your responses are needed!

If your library has enhanced requesting enabled in LA Search, we would be very grateful if you could complete this online survey by 4 June (if you have not already done so). Find out more about enhanced requesting.  

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Access to Te Puna restored

Access to Te Puna via LA Search, LADD and the Z39.50 gateway has now been restored.

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Te Puna database currently unavailable

Please be advised access to the Te Puna database via LA Search, LADD and the Z39.50 gateway is currently not available.  We will advise when access becomes available.

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Libraries Australia Newsletter, issue 5 out now

The 5th edition of our newsletter is now available. This edition includes an introduction to 3 new members of the Libraries Australia Advisory Committee, plus an extended interview with Laurel Paton, Libraries Australia Member Services Manager, about deep linking and more…

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Green ‘Search catalogue’ button for deep linked libraries

As of today, Libraries Australia members that have deep linking activated will display a green ‘Search catalogue’ button (i.e. )instead of a purple one (i.e. ). You can view this button by conducting a search, selecting for an item from more…

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Enhanced requesting

Enhanced requesting allows users to submit ILL requests directly from Libraries Australia Search. For responding libraries in LADD, handling incoming requests from Libraries Australia Search will be no different from handling standard LADD requests. Access to enhanced requesting is account/password more…

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Decommissioning of Libraries Australia Free Search

From the end of November 2009, the Libraries Australia free service will be replaced by Trove, a new discovery service focused on Australia, Australians, and items found in Australian collecting institutions. More information on functionality changes to Libraries Australia services and how they may more…

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