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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


Libraries australia subscription search and libraries australia free search

Libraries Australia Subscription Search and Libraries Australia Free Search


Subscription vs free

SUBSCRIPTION vs FREE


Finding and getting items

Finding and Getting items

  • 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

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

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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  • The average reader


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Reference and Libraries Australia


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  • The student at home


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  • The researcher


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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

  • 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?

  • 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 Helphttp://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


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Libraries Australia Search

  • What are we doing?

  • What can you do?

  • What have we done?

  • Where are we going?


What are we doing

What are we doing?

  • Interface - end user search and traditional Library functions


What are we doing1

What are we doing?

  • Continuous refinement


What can you do

What can you do?

  • Deep Linking - bring the end user to your catalogue

  • Allow End Users to access Libraries Australia


Deep linking

Deep Linking


Deep linking search results

Deep Linking – Search Results


Deep linking get this item

Deep Linking – Get this item


Deep linking local record

Deep Linking – Local record


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  • http://catalogue.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

  • Persistent URL

  • Example searches:

    • ISBN

    • ISSN

    • Author/Title

    • Title

  • Inform the Libraries Australia Helpdesk


Deep linking example searches

Deep linking example searches:

  • 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

  • Subscription model – 2005

  • End User/Personalised accounts

  • IP Authentication

  • Web Search – HTML box


Html box

HTML Box


What have we done

What have we done?

  • Open Search Compliance

  • Relevance Ranking


Open search compliance

Open Search Compliance

  • What is Open Search?

  • Why implement this?


Open search targets

Open Search Targets


Relevance ranking

Relevance ranking

  • More relevant results first

    • Exact phrase or keyword

    • By or About

    • Number of Holdings

    • Etc


Where are we going

Where are we going?

  • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

  • Library Labs Prototype


Discussion

Discussion

  • End user vs Library interface?

  • Are we satisfying the needs of our users?

  • Directions

    Karen Mackney [email protected]

    David Ong [email protected]


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