Union Catalogue of Belgian Libraries
- 03/06/2023: content from the Royal Conservatory of Brussels was added to UniCat (160.717 records).
- 08/07/2019: the catalogue of PXL University of Applied Sciences and Arts was added to UniCat (14.120 records)
- 05/06/2018: New interface for UniCat
- 05/2018: DOAJ journals added to UniCat
- 27/03/2017: the catalogue of Musée royal de Mariemont was added to UniCat (53.195 records).
- 15/03/2017: the catalogue of Arteveldehogeschool was added to UniCat (ca. 80.000 records)
- 30/10/2015: the catalogue of Botanic Garden Meise was added to UniCat (105.643 records)
- 12/01/2015: the catalogue of NATO Multimedia Library (Brussels) was added to UniCat.
- 14/04/2014: content originating from ARB - Académie Royale de Belgique was added to UniCat.
- 03/03/2014: two catalogs below have been
integrated into UniCat:
The databases were provided by Vlaamse Erfgoedbibliotheek (Flanders Heritage Library)
- Short Title Catalogus Vlaanderen STCV
- Catalogus van Belgische Kranten Abraham
- 23/12/2013: UniCat was newly rebuilt from scratch using a fresh complete dataset from all partners.
- 13/07/2013 : content originating from KCE - Belgian Health Care Knowledge Center was added to UniCat.
- 21/06/2012 : CaGeWeb (Catalogus Gentse Wetenschappelijke Bibliothekene) data were added to UniCat
- 20/04/2012: UniCat was added as a target to Virtuelle Fachbibliothek (ViFa) Benelux online. ViFa Benelux is a new portal for studies with regard to Dutch language and literature, including Afrikaans and Frisian and with regard to the Benelux countries. ViFa is developped by the university libraries of Münster and Cologne.
- 21/03/2012 : Hogeschool Gent (HOGent) data were added to UniCat
- 30/01/2012: 6.6 millions small size cover images have been added into UniCat. Images originate from http://openlibrary.org/
- 12/01/2012: UniCat has got it's export citation into RIS format
function. eUsers can now export UniCat records to endNote or Reference Manager. A third option is to export to RefWorks web based application.
- 03/01/2012: UniCat was newly rebuilt from scratch using a fresh complete dataset from all partners.
- 20/08/2011: UniCat has now got it's SRU server. It can be found at: http://www.unicat.be/sru.
- 19/08/2011: complete revision of the About pages. Overview of participating libraries was updated and the requirements for participation were added. Also added were: list of other union catalogues in Belgium and a page related to the UniCat Steering Committee.
- 06/05/2011: http://www.unicat.be now in first position in Google search result when searching on "unicat"
- 06/05/2011: A message on Unicat was posted to http://www.taalsector.be
- 30/04/2011: A message on UniCat was posted to http://www.informatieprofessional.nl
- 30/04/2011: A message on UniCat was posted to http://kenniskantoor.bibliotheek.be/
- 30/04/2011: UniCat was added to Library Technology Guides
- 18/04/2011: Unicat has been added to Les Signets de la Bibliothèque nationale de France
- 06/04/2011 : LIBISnet – K.U.Leuven data were added to UniCat
- 23/03/2011 : First public presentation of UniCat during Impala Users Meeting (Antwerp)
- 17/03/2011 : Press release UniCat in English, French and Dutch
- 11/03/2011 : KBR data were added to UniCat.
- 04/03/2011 : almost all partners have delivered their data, Libis and KBR are expected to do so in the coming days
- February 2011 : UniCat undergoing beta-testing.