The CIP Program limits eligibility to titles that are most likely to be widely acquired by the nation's
These titles must be forthcoming monographs that include a U.S. place of publication on the title page or the
They must also be published by a U.S. publisher that maintains editorial and production offices in a U.S. city
with a staff capable of answering substantive bibliographic questions that may arise during the cataloging process.
Within these general guidelines, there are a number of categories of material that are ineligible for the CIP