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Retrospective bibliographic products: the French National Bibliography

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)
Delivery method: raw data (without any software retrieval environment) is:

  • 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.

Books from 1970 onwards

This product includes records for books published or distributed in France and received by BnF under the legal deposit scheme since 1970.

Contents: cumulative file of bibliographic records from 1970 to 31 December in the year last ended
Number of records
: 1,711,913 (this figure changes every year)
Delivery frequency
: annual
Price
: €9,500 excl. VAT/€11,362 incl. VAT

Serials from 1960 onwards

This product includes records for serials (periodicals and monograph series) published or distributed in France and received by BnF under the legal deposit scheme since 1960. It also includes serials created prior to 1960 that are still being published.

Contents: cumulative file of bibliographic records from 1960 to 31 December in the year last ended
Number of records
: 248,976 (this figure changes every year)
Delivery frequency
: annual
Price
: €1,300 excl. VAT/€1,554.80 incl. VAT

Audiovisual from 1983 onwards

This product includes bibliographic records for sound recordings, animated images, and electronic and multimedia materials, including serial publications, published or distributed in France and received by BnF under the legal deposit scheme since 1983.

Contents: cumulative file of bibliographic records from 1983 to 31 December in the year last ended
Number of records
: 663,147 (this figure changes every year)
Delivery frequency
: annual
Price
: €3,700 excl. VAT/€4,425.20 incl. VAT

Printed music from 1990 onwards

This product includes bibliographical records for printed music and educational materials on music published or distributed in France and received by BnF under the legal deposit scheme since 1990.

Contents: cumulative file of bibliographical records from 1990 to 31 December in the year last ended
Number of records
: 139,788 (this figure changes every year)
Delivery frequency
: annual
Price
: €800 excl. VAT/€956.80 incl. VAT

Cartography from 1987 onwards

This product includes geographical name authority records 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 names, remote surveillance images, and aerial photographs.

Contents : Cumulative file of bibliogrphic records from 1987 to Dec 31in the year last ended.
Number of records
: 62,525 (this figure changes every year)
Delivery frequency:
annual
Prices:
€350 excl. VAT / €418.60 TTC

Cartography from 2004 to 2007

This product includes bibliographic records for cartographic materials (maps, city plans, globes, remote surveillance images, aerial photographs, topographical guides, electronic media, and cartographic works) published, printed, or distributed in France and received by BnF under the legal deposit scheme between 2004 and 2007.
It supplements the Catalogue rétrospectif des documents cartographiques de 1987 à 2003, available from Editions de la BnF for €150 excl. VAT.

Contents: cumulative file of bibliographic records from 2004 to 2007
Number of records
: not known at this time
Delivery frequency
: annual
Price
: €350 excl. VAT/€418.60 incl. VAT

Friday, February 3, 2012

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Bon de livraison des produits bibliographiques [fichier .rtf – 115 Ko – 07/01/14 – 2 p.]

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Coordination of Bibliographic Products and Services (Coordination des produits et services bibliographiques)
Email : coordination-bibliographique@bnf.fr
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