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Maximum record length in Libraries Australia

The NSW User Group has asked a question about the length of Libraries Australia records that contain table of contents data. The question and Libraries Australia’s answer follow. Question: Can Libraries Australia improve the quality of the machine generated Table more...

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March RAP and GOVRAP now available

March 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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Public holidays and requests

When you request an item on LADD, the system automatically takes into accounts any public holidays and will calculate the expiry time of your requests accordingly. There is no need to suspend your library over the Easter period because of more...

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Tasmania User Group meeting tomorrow

The Tasmanian Libraries Australia User Group will be meeting tomorrow from 1.00 to 2.00 pm at LINC Tasmania, 3rd Floor, 91 Murray Street, Hobart. User Group meetings are a great opportunity to network with users of Libraries Australia. You’ll also more...

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Upcoming training for LADD - ACT

On Thursday 19 April Lynn Farkas will run a Document Delivery Basics course in the ACT. Training is a requirement before using the LADD system. It also offers the opportunity to learn the system in-depth and talk with other users to learn how LADD is used more...

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LADD Service Levels - a quick reminder

Libraries Australia Document Delivery follows the three service levels set out in the Australian Interlibrary Resource Sharing (ILRS) Code. It is recommended that if you request rush or express, that you contact the responding library to let them know. To more...

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New presentation - Fixed Fields in MARC records

A presentation given to the ACT LA User's Group is now available on our Presentations & Papers page. Fran D'Castro delivered a talk on Fixed fields in MARC bibliographic records and some fixed fields cataloguing tips. We will publish talks more...

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Queensland User Group meets tomorrow

The Queensland User's Group will meet tomorrow, (Tuesday 20th March) at the State Library of Queensland, Level 4, Bank of Qld Learning Room. Please arrive at 9.15 for a 9.30 start. The meeting will be followed by a tour of more...

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Upcoming training for LADD - NSW, SA & VIC

There are currently four courses advertised for LADD training, in New South Wales, South Australia (two courses) and Victoria. Training for LADD is  mandatory before using the system,  it allows the operator more in depth knowledge of using the system more...

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Libraries Australia turnaround

Due to an extra large and unexpected file load, throughput to Libraries Australia Search has been compromised. This means there will be a delay with the processing of bibliographic and holdings records added or updated in the Libraries Australia Search more...

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