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Retrospective bibliographic products: authority files

Data format: UNIMARC ISO 2709 or INTERMARC ISO 2709
Character encoding: UTF-8 UNICODE (a character set for all writing systems) or ISO 5426 (a Latin character set with or without diacritics)
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  • sent out on CD-ROM;
  • or made available on the customer’s FTP server.

Prices: Prices are set with reference to Decision (revenue) no. 2011-1130 of 1st July 2011. VAT is applied to all prices at the rate applicable at the time of billing.

Persons, corporate bodies, and titles

This file contains the following authority records from the catalogue général de la BnF:

  • names of persons
  • names of families
  • names of corporate bodies and conferences
  • uniform headings for anonymous classics and other anonymous works
  • author/title uniform titles

Contents: cumulative file of records as at 31 December in the year last ended

Heading fields for relevant records
Product: persons, corporate bodies, and titles INTERMARC/A UNIMARC/A
Names of persons Field 100 Field 200
Names of families Field 100 Field 220
Names of corporate bodies and conferences Field 110 Field 210
Uniform headings for anonymous classics
Field 141 Field 230
Uniform titles (anonymous works)
Field 145 Field 230
Uniform titles (author/title headings)
Field 145 Field 240

Number of records: 1,462,872 (this figure changes every year)
Delivery frequency
: annual
Price
: €8,300 excl. VAT/€9,926.80 incl. VAT

Uniform titles for music

This file includes authority records for uniform titles for music from the catalogue général de la BnF – i.e. controlled access points for musical works (anonymous title headings and author/title headings).

Contents: cumulative file of records as at 31 December in the year last ended

Heading fields for relevant records
Product: uniform titles for music INTERMARC/A UNIMARC/A
Anonymous uniform titles for music Field 144 Field 230
Author/title uniform titles for music Field 144 Field 240

Number of records: 113,162 (this figure changes every year)
Delivery frequency
: annual
Price
: €650 excl. VAT/€777.40 incl. VAT

BnF geographic names

This file contains authority records for geographical name from the catalogue général de la BnF.
These authorities are used to index cartographic materials: maps (both printed and hand-drawn), plans (including both city and land registry plans), globes, atlases, topographical guides, geographical games, remote surveillance images, and aerial photographs.

Contents: cumulative file of records as at 31 December in the year last ended

Heading fields for relevant records
Product: BnF geographic names INTERMARC/A UNIMARC/A
Geographic names Field 170 Field 215

Number of records: 104,085
Delivery frequency
: not known at this time
Price
: €650 excl. VAT/€777.40 incl. VAT

RAMEAU

This file contains RAMEAU authority records.
The RAMEAU indexing language is used to describe the contents of a document and manage subject access points to bibliographic records.

Contents: cumulative file of records as at 31 December in the year last ended

Heading fields for relevant records
Product: RAMEAU INTERMARC/A UNIMARC/A
Common nouns, together with some proper nouns (names of peoples, battles, ships, etc.) Field 166 Field 250
Geographic names Field 167 Field 215
Chronological subdivisions Field 168 Field 250
Fictional, mythological, and legendary characters, deities, etc. Field 160 Field 220
Titles of serials Field 164 Field 230
Where followed by a subdivision
Names of persons
Names of corporate bodies
Uniform titles
Uniform titles for anonymous classics

Field 160
Field 161
Field 163
Field 165

Field 200
Field 210
Field 230
Field 230

Number of records: 163,905 (this figure changes every year)
Delivery frequency
: annual
Price
: €1,000 excl. VAT/€1,196 incl. VAT

Monday, February 18, 2013

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