- Computer Files (database)
- Computer file
- A subset of MDS--Complete and also available separately
Cataloging records for machine-readable data files and computer software. Both CIP and full-level cataloging records are included. Of particular interest to librarians working with collection development, ordering, and cataloging of computer software. Available in MARC 21 and MARCXML formats.
Note: Records for serial computer files are included in MDS--Serials.
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2014 Subscription: Available weekly. Approximately 400 records; including 75 new records.
2014 Price: $960
Retrospective: 1990-2013. 10,600 records. File size: 14 MB. Avg. record length: 1,321 bytes.
2014 Price: $670
Introduction to MARC Distribution Services (databases)
Library of Congress cataloging records are available via FTP (File Transfer Protocol) delivery. Records are for materials in hundreds of languages, including non-roman alphabets in original scripts. MDS provides national level cataloging for almost all English-language imprints.