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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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2018 Subscription: Available weekly. Approximately 13,000 records; including 6,400 new records.

2018 Price: $1,170

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

2018 Price: $1,335

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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