Library Labs

What is Library Labs?
This is a place where the Library showcases our experiments with new technologies.

Library Labs is a place where we share things we’re experimenting with. Here you’ll find prototypes and information about recent and current technology developments at the Library. Some of these prototypes may be developed as production services while others may not. These prototypes are not permanent and may change.

Library Labs overview

This wiki space is to let our friends and colleagues know what we are doing, to invite feedback and to provide a space for discussion and collaboration.

Searching  bibliographic records

An experimental system that explores how traditional catalogue records can be exploited to produce a better search experience.

Copyright status search

This service uses a set of rules, based on Australian copyright law, and metadata from the catalogue record to determine whether a work is in copyright.

Subject Suggestor Prototype

This prototype explores how the process of assigning subject headings might be improved.

 Single business prototype

This prototype explores how the results of searches across diverse metadata sources might be better presented.

Search by colour

This prototype allows you to search our pictures collection by colour.

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