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This category includes any service that distributes MARC 21 records, such as records for copy cataloging, records supplied with materials, records used for recon purposes, updated records, conversion services, etc. Free services are indicated in the title of each listing.
For more information about these services, please see their corresponding websites.
Backstage Library Works provides automated and manual processes for obtaining MARC records. Cataloging services include copy and original for a variety of formats and languages, MARS authority control, automated and manual reclassification, record upgrades and enhancements, and bar code/spine labels. Databases can be converted and upgraded to MARC format, including Marcadia, an automated search of the RLG Union Catalog. Backstage also provides digitization and metadata services.
Backstage Library Works
1180 South 800 East
Orem, UT 84097
Internet e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
WebClarity Software Inc.'s BookWhere product allows users to simultaneously search and retrieve metadata from over 1900 pre-defined databases located around the globe. Bibliographic and media records can be found in seconds and exported in a wide variety of formats including MARC 21, FINMARC and UNIMARC. BookWhere can also export records to several popular citation management packages to quickly build bibliographies. The one-click Send to technology is supported by vendors including Mandarin, Softlink and Eloquent, in addition to WebClarity's own MARC Notepad (MARC record editing software). BookWhere allows results to be sorted and filtered based on a variety of criteria and the analysis view helps pinpoint appropriate material. With each purchase of BookWhere comes AutoSync, a service that keeps the list of databases current with WebClarity's directory of databases. System Requirements: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP, Pentium Processor, 24 MB RAM, 10 MB Hard disk space.
WebClarity Software Inc.
11 Victoria St., Suite 204
Barrie, ON L4N 6T3
Internet e-mail address: email@example.com
Brodart Retrospective Conversion
Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc. provides MARC 21 bibliographic records for print, electronic, audiovisual, rare books, foreign language, union lists, cataloging-in-publication for authors and publishing houses plus onsite processing services. Specializing in original cataloging, CCSs records load into any MARC 21-compliant software and adhere to the national bibliographic standards set forth in the AACR2 Rev.2002 and include Library of Congress subject headings, LC classification numbers and DDC numbers where requested. Subject strengths are LAW, BUSINESS, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY supporting corporate research. Products available include Web-Hosted OPAC---now with interactive serials check-in, labels, cards, paper shelflist and book catalogs.
Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc.
248 W. Main St., Suite 2
Rockway, NJ 07866
Internet e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Duncan Systems Specialists Inc. (DSS) provides customized cataloging, processing services and cataloging products for all types of libraries including: retrospective conversion, recataloging, reclassification, derived and original cataloging (book, non-book and non-English language materials, including many non-Roman alphabet languages), database upgrades/migrations, data format conversions (non-MARC to MARC and vice versa), shelf-ready and CIRC-ready item processing, print products such as label sets, card kits, smart barcodes, edit lists, etc., and full or partial outsourcing solutions. DSS's OPUS database and cataloging utility contains in excess of 12,000,000 unique, full MARC 21 records and currently consists of the complete Library of Congress (LC) database, the National Library of Canada (NLC) database, DSS's own UNIQ file, as well as DSS customer union databases which are housed and maintained by DSS.
Duncan Systems Specialists Inc.
281 Wyecroft Road
Oakville, ON L6K 2H2
Internet e-mail address: email@example.com
Impact/ONLINE MARCit is a cataloging support system that provides access to over 50 million MARC 21 bibliographic and authority records via the Web. Features include authority control, full screen interactive editor, FTP record delivery and Z39.50 access. Minimum hardware requirements: Windows 95 or 98 or NT 4.0 operating system, 166 MMX MHz Pentium processor, 32MB RAM memory, 28.8K BPS modem, 15MB free hard disk space, Web browser, either Netscape Navigator 4 or higher or Microsoft Internet Explorer 4 or higher. www.ag-canada.com
A-G Canada, Ltd.
3300 Bloor St. West
9th Floor, Center Tower
Toronto, Ontario M8X 2X3
Internet e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone: +1-800-225-8534 extension 307
The Library Corporation's ITS.MARC provides Z39.50 or Web access to over 16 million MARC records, with Z39.50 access to the 84 million record RLIN database. ITS.MARC is updated daily with records from the Library of Congress. Other databases are updated as new cataloging is received. Users may search ITS.MARC by title, author, subject, keyword, or any of eleven standard numbers. ITS.MARC includes full Boolean support for more powerful searching. Once a user finds a desired record, he can click on "Save" to open an editor window or save to a queue for later retrieval. Users may edit records using the ease and sophistication of the industry's only third generation technical services workstation, ITS.forWindows, which is part of ITS.MARC.
The Library Corporation
The Library Corporation Research Park
Inwood, WV 25428
Internet e-mail address: email@example.com
LaserQuest ®, the world's largest CD-ROM cataloging database, has more than 10 million MARC records from the Library of Congress, National Library of Canada and clients that provide high hit rates for retrospective and new cataloging. Numeric and title searching results in match lists that provide title, author, publication information, pagination and source record symbols. Enjoy effortless networking and monthly or bimonthly updates. LaserQuest ® supports the MARC 21 bibliographic format.
5383 Hollister Avenue, Suite 200
Santa Barbara, CA 93111-2349
Internet e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone: +1-800-933-5383 (U.S. or Canada) or +1-805-879-4278
The Library of Congress Cataloging MARC Distribution Service offers MARC 21 bibliographic, authority and classification records via Internet FTP. It provides cataloging for materials in hundreds of languages--some as diverse as Swahili and Arabic,with some non-roman alphabet languages like Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese, Korean, Arabic and Yiddish available in vernacular scripts. It adheres to the national level cataloging for almost all English-language imprints and includes cataloging from CONSER and NACO participants.
Library of Congress Cataloging Distribution Service
Customer Services Section
Washington, DC 20541-4912
Internet e-mail address: email@example.com
Telephone: Toll-free in U.S.: 1-800-255-3666 (CDS Products and Services Only) or +1-202-707-6100
For bills, credits, and payment information, call (202) 707-6104
Since 1989 Library Technologies, Inc. has authorized 200+ million bibliographic records for over one thousand domestic and international libraries. A client list is found on its web site and includes all types and sizes of libraries, using every ILS vendor. In addition to LC name (personal, corporate, conference, uniform titles and series) headings and LCSH topical and geographic headings, libraries may authorize LC Children's subjects, Sears subjects, and NLM MeSH subjects. Both "limited review" and full manual review authority control options are offered. For limited review processing, databases under one-half million catalog records usually take about three weeks to process. Following batch authority control, libraries may opt to receive FTP- and/or web-based continuing services for authorizing new cataloging and for keeping current with Library of Congress revisions. LTI also delivers a broad range of ancillary library database preparation services, including: duplicate record resolution; union catalog creation; item field builds specific to each local system vendor's requirements; smart and dumb photocomposed barcode labels; item field remaps preliminary to migration from one ILS to another; and custom bibliographic data projects.
James G. Schoenung, Ph.D.
Library Technologies, Inc.
2300 Computer Ave., Suite D-19
Willow Grove, PA 19090
Internet e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
MARCIVE, Inc., offers libraries value-added MARC bibliographic records (from LC, NLM, GPO, A/V Access, marc4media and other sources), smart barcode labels, book labels, matching MARC authority records, catalog cards, and other products. Ordering methods include MarciveWeb SELECT, a full record display and MARC record creation tool, and The Constant Cataloger, a companion that creates a cataloging order as the librarian searches any online bookstore, such as Amazon.com. Records can be customized to the library's requirements (for example, with Lexile and Accelerated Reader data). Libraries also use MARCIVE for authorities processing (LCNA, LCSH, LC Genre, LCACP, MeSH, Canadian, GSAFD Genre, NASA) both for backfiles and ongoing cataloging (Overnight Authorities and Notification Service). Other bibliographic services include deduplication; reclassification from Dewey to LC; retrospective conversion from shelflist cards or brief computer records to full MARC 21 format; and record enrichment (TOC, Fiction/Biography, Summaries, AR, Lexile). A specialty is U.S. government document cataloging and processing, including Documents Without Shelves.
P.O. Box 47508
San Antonio, TX 78265
Internet e-mail address: email@example.com
MARC Link Retrospective Conversion provides full MARC 21 records (for bibliographic, authority, holdings and community information formats), authority control, LC reclass, non-roman languages, barcode and custom labels, union database creation, etc. Through excellent communication practices, MARC Link Retrospective Conversion customizes libraries' retrospective conversion projects based on libraries' unique needs and specifications, while producing high quality services. All services come with lifetime quality guarantees.
MARC Link Retrospective Conversion
175 N. Freedom Blvd. Ste. 100
Provo, UT 84601
Internet e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone: +1-800-288-1265 extension 27
NOTEbookS MARC Import brings MARC bibliographic, authority, holdings, classification and community information records into a Lotus Notes database.
43 Mary Catherine Lane
Sudbury, MA 01776
Internet e-mail address: email@example.com
Sagebrush offers original cataloging and conversion services for all types of libraries - school, corporate, public and for libraries with any automation system. Sagebrush offers impressive options designed to provide products that match libraires' exact specifications. The full MARC 21 records produced contain call numbers and subject headings that conform to AACR2 and MARC 21 bibliographic standards and meet the ISBD punctuation standard.
8911 Capital of Texas Highway, Suite 1110
Austin, TX 78759
Internet e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Libraries Cataloguing (SLC) provides MARC 21 bibliographic records via disk, tape, or FTP for library acquisitions. The records are created based on photocopies of title pages (recto and verso) with collation written on and may be loaded into any MARC 21 compliant OPAC. AACR2 1988 and LCSH are used. The library's choice of LCC, DDC, NLM, Moys and CanKF classifications is available. Print products, including spine and circulation labels, book catalogues, and catalogue cards are also available.
J. McRee (Mac) Elrod
SLC Library Cataloguing Services
4493 Lindholm Road
Victoria, BC V9C 3Y1
Internet e-mail address: email@example.com
SPACEPOL Editeurs universitaires Academic Publishers Co of Quebec, Canada is the first publisher to provide free online ONIX-XML and MARC-XML records to interested supply chain partners and libraries via our Biblioblog Service located on the Libraries page of the SPACEPOL Website. Data have been certified at gold level by BookNet Canada. For more information see:
www.spacepol.ca (Company website)
SPACEPOL Éditeurs universitaires | Academic Publishers
Validator Subjects and Names Authority database includes 270,000 subject headings and over 5 million names records specifying personal and corporate names, series and uniform titles.
See description under MARC Tools at Validator
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