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Reference and libraries australia search

Reference and Libraries Australia Search

Karen Mackney and David Ong


How can libraries australia search help you and readers with reference enquiries
How can Libraries Australia Search help you and readers with reference enquiries?

  • Access to hundreds of Australian collections

    • Able to find and get items

    • Obvious Resource sharing advantages

  • Deep links to other library catalogues

    • Faster access to readily available items

  • Your readers can now use Libraries Australia

    • Subscription search available in your library

    • Free Libraries Australia searching now available anywhere with internet access



Subscription vs free
SUBSCRIPTION vs FREE Australia Free Search


Finding and getting items
Finding and Getting items Australia Free Search

  • One search can give access to items in many ways

    • Inter Library loan and Document supply

    • Links to online resources for full text information are more readily available

    • Purchase options through online bookshops


Most importantly of all
Most importantly of all Australia Free Search

These Libraries Australia Search Features are:

  • available at no extra cost

  • can be customised to suit your libraries requirements


Advantages of using libraries australia search
Advantages of using Libraries Australia Search Australia Free Search

Three scenarios

  • The typical library user wants the latest by their favourite fiction author

  • The student at home

  • A researcher reviewing a topic



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Reference and Libraries Australia Australia Free Search


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Reference and Libraries Australia Australia Free Search


How has libraries australia search supported the three library users
How has Libraries Australia Search supported the three library users?

  • Ease of Inter Library Loan requesting (Enhanced requesting)

  • Personalisation and Libraries Australia Administration functions enabled the following:

    • Save search strategies for use in later search sessions

    • Save useful search strategies and create email alerts from these.


Libraries australia search links to online resources with digital content
Libraries Australia Search links to Online Resources with Digital content

  • Digital content

    • Picture Australia

  • Australian Research Repositories Online to the World (ARROW)

    • Australian Journal Articles (APAIS/APAFT) (With subscription access)

    • Contributing libraries have provided collections of digital images of music, maps, newspapers and manuscripts

    • And other similar collections


More about personalisation
More about Personalisation Digital content

  • Create your own personal account

  • Choose your own user-id/password

  • Save records and queries into a personal folder

  • Choose which search screen to display on logging in

  • Customise default databases for searching

  • Choose up to three libraries as “your library”

  • Create Alerts

  • Access Enhanced Requesting


Why offer personalisation
Why offer personalisation? Digital content

  • Staff and readers can

    • have their own ‘Accounts’

    • have access outside the library

    • have access to specified databases

  • You can run reports on account use


Getting help http www nla gov au librariesaustralia contactus html
Getting Help Digital contenthttp://www.nla.gov.au/librariesaustralia/contactus.html

  • Help Desk online form: Online enquiry form

  • By telephone: 1800 026 155

  • Keep up to date with enhancements by

    • Joining an email list, or attend a State User Group meeting to keep up to date

    • Ask the help desk for Libraries Australia Service manuals or brochures for your staff and readers


Libraries australia search
Libraries Australia Search Digital content

  • What are we doing?

  • What can you do?

  • What have we done?

  • Where are we going?


What are we doing
What are we doing? Digital content

  • Interface - end user search and traditional Library functions


What are we doing1
What are we doing? Digital content

  • Continuous refinement


What can you do
What can you do? Digital content

  • Deep Linking - bring the end user to your catalogue

  • Allow End Users to access Libraries Australia


Deep linking
Deep Linking Digital content





  • http:// Digital contentcatalogue.nla.gov.au/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?SAB1=0732200725&BOOL1=all+of+these&FLD1=ISBN%20(ISBN)&DB=local&CNT=25


Deep linking required information
Deep Linking – Required Information Digital content

  • Persistent URL

  • Example searches:

    • ISBN

    • ISSN

    • Author/Title

    • Title

  • Inform the Libraries Australia Helpdesk


Deep linking example searches
Deep linking example searches: Digital content

  • http://www.librarycatalogue.act.gov.au/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=11887J9N6E765.8724&menu=search&aspect=basic_search&npp=10&ipp=20&spp=20&profile=vl&ri=&index=.AW&term=smith&x=0&y=0&aspect=basic_search

  • http://www.librarycatalogue.act.gov.au/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=11887J9N6E765.8724&menu=search&aspect=basic_search&npp=10&ipp=20&spp=20&profile=vl&ri=&index=.AW&term=jones&x=0&y=0&aspect=basic_search


End user access to libraries australia search
End User Access to Libraries Australia Search Digital content

  • Subscription model – 2005

  • End User/Personalised accounts

  • IP Authentication

  • Web Search – HTML box


Html box
HTML Box Digital content


What have we done
What have we done? Digital content

  • Open Search Compliance

  • Relevance Ranking


Open search compliance
Open Search Compliance Digital content

  • What is Open Search?

  • Why implement this?


Open search targets
Open Search Targets Digital content


Relevance ranking
Relevance ranking Digital content

  • More relevant results first

    • Exact phrase or keyword

    • By or About

    • Number of Holdings

    • Etc


Where are we going
Where are we going? Digital content

  • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

  • Library Labs Prototype


Discussion
Discussion Digital content


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