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Alpha version of the new Libraries Australia Search is now available

The Libraries Australia Search redevelopment project has reached the end of Stage 3, and an alpha version of the new Libraries Australia Search (LA Search Alpha) is now available for Libraries Australia users to try out and provide feedback. We more…

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Who is contributing RDA records to the NBD?

In the first month since configuring the Libraries Australia system to support the creation, import, matching and merging of RDA data there are now approximately 88,000 RDA records in the Australian National Bibliographic Database. There are a number of significant more…

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Libraries Australia cataloguing system upgrade – update

The Libraries Australia cataloguing system was successfully upgraded over the weekend and is now available for use via the Libraries Australia Cataloguing Client and WebCat. The upgrade includes system configuration changes to: * Support for new MARC field 264 which will more…

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Libraries Australia cataloguing system upgrade

To prepare for the Australian implementation of Resource Description and Access (RDA), on Monday 18 March we will be releasing an upgrade to the Libraries Australia cataloguing system. This upgrade includes system configuration changes which will include: * Support for new more…

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Libraries Australia RIS/RES Update

Record Export Service We would like to advise that RES has resumed operation. RES files supplied as part of the 2pm download today incorrectly contained records updated since 5th February. As these files contain data which has already been supplied more…

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Fine-tuning the advanced search

When you use the advanced search form to do a title/author search, or when looking for an ISBN, Libraries Australia only looks for your search terms within certain MARC tags. Libraries Australia includes more than a hundred different search indexes more…

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Upcoming Document Delivery Basics Training – QLD GOLD COAST

We would like to remind you of the upcoming training course in Libraries Australia Document Delivery Basics to be offered in the Gold Coast, Queensland on 17 July. Full details for the course is available on the Libraries Australia Training more…

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May RAP and GOVRAP files now available

May Recent Australian Publications (RAP) and Recent Australian Government Publications (GovRAP) files are now available. Files are available sorted either alphabetically or by dewey classification. They also come in two formats, for viewing within the website (HTML) or in a more…

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Upcoming Cataloguing Client Training – NSW

On Wednesday/Thursday 6-7 June 2012, Anatta Abrahams will run be running a Cataloguing Client training course at the State Library of New South Wales. This 2 day, hands-on course covers: searching for records using both commands and a search screen viewing records and more…

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April 2012 RAP and GovRAP files now available

April 2012 Recent Australian Publications (RAP) and Recent Australian Government Publications (GovRAP) are now available. Records from both services are a subset of the ANBD and are created by Australian libraries. There are Alphabetic and Dewey files available, in both more…

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