Search and retrieve information from a database
The collective catalogue of the bibnet.lu library network is searchable via the Z39.50 protocol.
To use this service, it is necessary to have a Z39.50 client or a tool that supports this protocol (for example an Integrated Library System).
BnL Z39.50 Server
How to connect?
If you have a Z39.50 client, you can connect to the BnL Z39.50 server using the parameters shown in the table.
There exist several clients that support the Z39.50 protocol.
For developers, there is Yaz (provided by Index Data). Then, there is BibData (for Windows only) that provides a graphical user interface.
- Host: bibnet.alma.exlibrisgroup.com
- Port: 1921
- Record Type: USMARC
- Database name: 352LUX_BIBNET_NETWORK
You can query BnL’s Z39.50 server using any of the following available attributes:
Value – Use
1, 1003, 1004 – Author
4 – Title
7 – ISBN
8 – ISSN
12 – Identifer
21 – Subjects
31 – Date
1016, 2017 – Term
1211 – OCLC Number