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Maps (database)
Computer file
A subset of MDS--Complete and also available separately

MARC records for all single and multi-sheet maps, map sets, and maps treated as serials. Available in MARC 21 and MARCXML formats.

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2015 Subscription: Available weekly. Approximately 13,000 records; including 6,400 new records.

2015 Price: $1,170

Retrospective: 1973-2014. 343,000 records. File size: 342 MB. Avg. record length: 1,130 bytes.

2015 Price: $1,335

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.

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