Issue by Syl S: what does the Library of COngress variety on file albums suggest?
I have many previous vinyl albums that have Library of Congress Numbers on them – what does this imply?
Response by cdl666
I would paraphrase this but the initial quotation is a rather good summary as it is.
“A Library of Congress catalog card quantity is a distinctive identification variety that the Library of Congress assigns to the catalog file created for every single book in its cataloged collections. Librarians use it to track down a specific Library of Congress catalog record in the national databases and to purchase catalog cards from the Library of Congress or from business suppliers. The Library of Congress assigns this variety even though the guide is currently being cataloged. Below specific situations, however, a card variety can be assigned ahead of the book is printed via the Preassigned Card Number System.”
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