Basic PCIP Data

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Full Service Cataloging

Our best value, for clients who want their books uploaded to WorldCat & SkyRiver in addition to obtaining PCIP data.

MARC Original Cataloging

For clients who want their books listed in WorldCat & SkyRiver, but either never obtained PCIP data or didn’t order it from Five Rainbows.

MARC Upgrade

For those who purchased PCIP data from us, we offer the option to add a MARC record later, even after publication.

Audiobook Cataloging

Purchase as a standalone, or add value to your MARC package with our new audiobook cataloging service & get your audiobook listed in WorldCat & SkyRiver.

Examples of PCIP Data

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Elements of PCIP Data


Names
Lists the name authority headings for authors, illustrators, and other contributors. Editors are only included for anthologies or compilations featuring multiple authors.

Title
Includes the title, subtitle, and contributor information as it appears on the book’s title page.

Other titles
Example: If the book has a title such as “Joe Smith’s Guide to Fishing,” the alternative title “Guide to Fishing” may be included here for clarity’s sake.

Description
Includes the edition, if applicable, as well as information about the publisher, series, previous publication date(s), a note about the presence of a bibliography and index, and possibly notes about the intended audience. A summary is included only for juvenile and young adult books.

Identifiers
Lists the LCCN (if available) and all ISBNs associated with all formats of the book.

Subjects
Lists appropriate subject headings from various thesauruses.

Classification
Includes call numbers formulated from the Dewey Decimal and Library of Congress classification schemes.

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Publisher, Brown Walker Press

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