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Cataloging in Publication Program

The Library of Congress > Cataloging in Publication Program > CIP Partnership

CIP-related Subject and Classification Proposals

1. Create a LCSH subject proposal using the Minaret Subject Proposal System:

http://classificationweb.net/Menu/subject.html External Link

And/Or

Create a LCC classification proposal using the Minaret Classification Proposal System:

http://classificationweb.net/Menu/proposal.html External Link

a) In the first 670 (i.e. "Work cat.:") provide the CIP LCCN, author (if applicable), title, and location/data found, for example:

2011xxxxxx: [Lastname, Forename initials]. [Title proper, date]: $b CIP [location (e.g., t.p., galley)] [(data found)] CIP [location (e.g., galley)] [(additional data found)]
Note: for subject proposals, the "Work cat.:" prefix is automatically supplied by the SACO processing application.

b) Add the following note in the "Comments" field of the subject proposal or the classification proposal:

CIP proposal, please send directly to PSD.

c) Email the Library of Congress Cooperative Programs (Coop) Section that a subject proposal and/or a classification proposal created for a CIP is ready to be forwarded to PSD for expedited processing. Please use the Subject Line: CIP Proposal.

2. Upload the MARC record into PrePub Book Link for insertion into the Library of Congress ILS.

3. Forward the CIP Request to the Policy Section in PrePub Book Link.

PSD will match the CIP application with the SACO proposal(s) using the CIP LCCN.