2006 news

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2006 Forum audio and powerpoint presentations

Powerpoint presentations used at the 2006 Libraries Australia Forum are now available for download from the 2006 Forum program page.

Expanding non-latin script cataloguing in Libraries Australia – Thai script

In November 2005, the National Library implemented an upgrade to the NBD that includes Unicode support. This has brought many benefits to the Australian library community, including the opportunity to provide a wider coverage of non-Latin script cataloguing. Chinese, Japanese more…

New version of Libraries Australia released today

A new version of Libraries Australia was released today. Information on the changes and enhancements made to functionality can be found in the release notes.

Expert Advisory Group to review the guidelines for the cataloguing of electronic resources

This EAG has been formed to review the Libraries Australia guidelines for cataloguing of e-resources. The group will commence meeting via teleconference in the near future.

2006 Libraries Australia Forum – Register now!

The Libraries Australia Forum (previously Kinetica Annual Users meeting) will be held at the University of Melbourne Law School on Friday 3rd November. You can now register online for the Forum and the associated Libraries Tour on Thursday 2nd November. more…

Calling for LAAC nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for a new member of the Libraries Australia Advisory Committee for the period of 1 July 2006 to 31 December 2008.

National launch of the Libraries Australia Free service

The free Libraries Australia service was launched nationally by Senator Coonan at Parliament House attended by almost 200 guests. Flyers and posters have been distributed to all public libraries in Australia. See this NLA media release for more information. (edited more…

Release of Libraries Australia Search 2.1 – including the Libraries Australia Free Service

Both the free service and the enhanced service will share the same web address: http://librariesaustralia.nla.gov.au/ (edited 02/11/10: the Libraries Australia Free Service was decommissioned in December 2009 and replaced by Trove) Those libraries that have access to Libraries Australia via more…