Based on a collaborative approach, harvesting records from the Australian National Bibliographic Database
and digital objects from state libraries, specialist libraries, and entering into commercial arrangements for sound delivery, it provides a one-stop shop on the internet for Australian music.
The current response to this phenomenon is to create separate databases for each such category of material, databases which are not included in what would be regarded as the national bibliographic database
of record (OCLC and RLIN).
The OCLC accord with the National Library of Australia signals the intention of both organizations to develop a close working relationship to ensure that Kinetica's national bibliographic database
is updated with contributions to WorldCat (the OCLC Online Union Catalog) from Kinetica libraries.
Many major serial collections are therefore not yet reflected in a national bibliographic database
In addition to providing thousands of parish and county names to the Library's catalogue and National Bibliographic Database
, by working closely with our Map Reading Room staff, the map cataloguers have addressed the major barriers to easy access of this set of heavily-used maps.
The aim was both to build a cooperative Australian music data-set as well as to develop a sustainable service model, with Music Australia functioning as both a content provider to the Australian National Bibliographic Database
[ANBD] and becoming a sub-set of it.
The Australian Bibliographic Network (ABN) has applied Blackwell North America's (BNAm) Table of Contents Enrichment Service to the National Bibliographic Database
. When distributed through ABN, more than 25,000 ABN records will be enriched each year.
Rob Walls presented an informative session highlighting the increasing numbers of electronic resources in the Australian National Bibliographic Database
Through the new agreement, Australian libraries that contribute current holdings to the Australian National Bibliographic Database
(ANBD) and WorldCat will become governing members of OCLC.
This is being done through projects to standardise newspaper cataloguing across Australian libraries and to add newspaper records and holdings to the Australian National Bibliographic Database
, which is available through Libraries Australia.
The Library Association of Singapore proposed the establishment of a national bibliographic database
and at the same time, the Ministry of Finance, which funds all government libraries including universities, received funding requests for several library automation projects.