How to Order Cataloger's Desktop

(or register for a one time only 30-Day Free Trial)

Procedures for new and renewing subscribers (and for registering for a free trial)

  1. Renewing subscribers are not required to complete the Terms and Conditions agreement a second time and need only complete the online Order Form.

  2. New subscribers (and those wanting a one time only 30-Day Free Trial) should download the Purchase Instructions and may also wish to download the Terms and Conditions agreement for review. (CDS does not require a signed, hard-copy agreement.) Then complete the online Order Form.

Process for obtaining the Desktop Purchase Instructions and Terms and Conditions agreement online

  1. Download Adobe Acrobat Reader version 5.0 or higher if you do not already have a copy on your computer. To download the latest Reader, click on this Adobe Acrobat Reader icon External Link and follow the instructions found on the Adobe site.

  2. Click on the files that you require below and save them to the hard drive of your computer.


  3. The Desktop order form is designed so that it may be completed online. You may want to print this file first for review and then open it again to complete the order form.

  4. After you complete the online Order Form and click the SUBMIT button, print out and fax a copy of the completed order form to CDS at 202-707-1771.
The Library of Congress
Cataloging Distribution Service

101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20540-4910 USA
Phone: (855) 266-1884 (US only)
or (202) 707-6100
Fax: (202) 707-1771
email: cdsinfo@loc.gov
Hours: 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. (EST), Monday-Friday, except holidays.



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