Author Archives: Mel Hunt

Register of known issues (ANBD)

Dear Colleagues, Following some probing questions and excellent feedback from the South Australian User group last year, the Libraries Australia team have collated a Register of Known Issues relating to CBS – the database that underpins many Libraries Australia services more...

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LADD - problems searching bibliographic records

Dear Colleagues, Since Tuesday, LADD has experienced intermittent slow response times when running a BibSearch to Libraries Australia. We are working to resolve this issue. Please note, this issue is not affecting the ability of member libraries to be able more...

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Updated cataloguing guidelines for bibliographic and authority records

We are pleased to advise updated Cataloguing Guidelines information <http://www.nla.gov.au/librariesaustralia/training-support/manuals-guides/> is now available from the Libraries Australia website. The following documents contain sample records which includes both RDA and AACR2 examples: Guidelines for Cataloguing: Bibliographic Records • Enhancing and maintaining more...

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Cataloguing of comics and graphic novels

Recently, the ANBD team have noticed a recurring issue with the bibliographic records for comics and graphic novels. Records for these items are appearing in the ANBD using a Literary form 008/33 code of ‘c’. Please note that this is more...

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Serials Solutions records - holdings refresh on the ANBD

With the continued increase in bibliographic records for digitised and electronic resources, there has been a growing issue with bibliographic records for electronic versions of an item matching and merging with the bibliographic records for a print or physical version more...

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Libraries Australia Help Desk Opening Hours - Easter and ANZAC Day

The Libraries Australia Help Desk will be closed for Easter from Friday 3rd April and will reopen on Tuesday 7th April. We wish everyone a safe and happy Easter break. The Help Desk will be open from 9am - 5pm more...

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Problem with Libraries Australia Search functions now Resolved

The problem we experienced earlier with Libraries Australia search and editing functions have now been fixed. We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused and if you experience any further problems please contact the Libraries Australia Helpdesk on 1800 more...

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Libraries Australia Search - some functions currently unavailable

We are currently experiencing some unexpected system issues affecting the following functions in Libraries Australia Search: Add record Edit holdings Import record We are investigating the cause and will let you know as soon as possible when these functions resume. more...

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Libraries Australia outage on 18 October from 5.30pm-8.30pm

The Library will be conducting routine maintenance on IT systems on Saturday, 18 October from 5:30pm-8:30pm. All Library systems including Libraries Australia, Trove, the catalogue and the Library’s main website will not be available. A special note for Record Import more...

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Libraries Australia Administration unavailable from 8-8.30AM, Wednesday 20 August 2014

We wish to advise that the Libraries Australia Administration service will be unavailable Wednesday 20th August from 8AM - 8.30AM. This outage is required for system maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Kind regards Mel Hunt Mel more...

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