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Marketing to Libraries: Standards and Tools

Tips for authors, small publishers, and others who wish to reach the library market.

Identifier Standards

Standard Numbers

Cataloging in Publication

A Cataloging in Publication record (aka CIP data) is a bibliographic record prepared by the Library of Congress for a book that has not yet been published. When the book is published, the publisher includes the CIP data on the copyright page thereby facilitating book processing for libraries and book dealers.