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Copyright Select (database)
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Take advantage of customized copyright searching. The U.S. Copyright database contains over 26 million records--cataloged copyright registrations from 1978 to the present. This massive file can be acquired in smaller custom-tailored sets to meet your needs. Based on your selection criteria, you receive only those records that pertain to your "profile." An affordable alternative if you need less than half of the complete U.S. Copyright database (see Copyright Cataloging: Monographs Documents, and Serials service.) Available in MARC 21 and MARCXML formats.

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2018 Subscription: Available weekly. Record quantity depends on your profile.

Retrospective: All records created since 1978 that meet your selection criteria
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Introduction to MARC Distribution Services (data set)

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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