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General information

The following information is for connecting to the Monash Library's catalogue (Alma) through the z39.50 integration.

General information

  • URL: ap01.alma.exlibrisgroup.com
  • Port: 1921
  • Database (Monash Australia): 61MONASH_AU
  • Database (Monash Malaysia): 61MONASH_MA
  • Database (Monash South Africa): 61MONASH_SA

Attributes supported

  • Term (1016, 1017)
  • Author (1, 1003, 1004)
  • Subject (21)
  • Title (4)
  • ISBN (7)
  • ISSN (8)
  • Date (31)
  • Identifier (12)
  • OCLC Number (1211)

More information

  • See also: ExLibris Developer Network Z39.50 Protocol
  • MARC holdings records are returned if the Enrich with holdings check box is selected in the “Z39.50” integration profile in Alma.
  • MARC bibliographic records availability from the network institution and from all the network members are returned if the Enrich with Members Availability check box is selected in the “Z39.50” integration profile in Alma (option available only for network institution; only in MARC format).
  • MARC holdings records are returned only for permanent locations. OPAC holdings records are returned for both permanent and temporary locations (one holding per location).
  • Suppressed records are excluded.

Z39.50 client examples

Below are some sample settings for some common Z39.50 clients. Please note that the settings displayed are examples only and may require adjusting according to specific needs.

Sample settings for Z39.50 clients such as Mercury

  • URL: ap01.alma.exlibrisgroup.com/61MONASH_AU

Mercury Z39.50 client settings

Sample settings for z39.50 connection for EndNote

EndNote Monash U connection file settings

Sample settings for z39.50 library z-cataloguing client

z-cataloguing client settings