Title Bibliografia Brasileira – supersedes: Boletim Bibliográfico da Biblioteca Nacional
Web site address https://www.bn.gov.br
Start date Began 1983  
Period covered 1918 – To date
Current size Ca. 526.000
Media covered Digital, audio and printed books, printed serials, maps, printed and digital music
General selection criteria Includes material received by legal deposit.
Selection criteria for digital resources Resource must be fomatted in a media (CD-Rom, DVD)
Exclusions policies applied Motion pictures, softwares, ephemera, dissertations and thesis, periodical articles
Primary organisation responsible for national bibliographic control Single national library, NBA.
Web site address of national bibliographic agency http://www.bn.br/
Co-operative structures or  relationships supporting the production of the national bibliography Technical supervision of the ISBN National Agency.
Single integrated or multiple categorised bibliographies The catalogs are separated by format (monographies, periodicals, iconography, etc.)
Sources of bibliographic metadata used to produce national bibliography In-house data created, subject headings and authority files based on LC subject headings and authorities,
Relationship to national legal deposit legislation or voluntary deposit arrangements Only materials received by legal deposit are included in national bibliography (identified by the tag 595 filled with the date of inclusion), but the  bibliographic database also includes material received by donation and exchange. All categories of materials are listed together.
Relationship to national Cataloguing in Publication (CIP) programme There is no Cataloguing in Publication (CIP) programme co-ordinated by the NBA
Media & format options Free copy of database records from the web. Databases exports files in MARC, XML, HTML, Excel and MicroISIS (only for Electronic Libraries Consortium members).
Access options to national bibliographic metadata Web catalogue, Z39.5
Metadata enhancements offered via online services None
Web 2.0 services offered None
Frequency of service updates Daily
Target audiences for services Mostly academic and public libraries.
Uses made of  services offered None
Pricing policy for national bibliographic services Private libraries that join the Electronic Libraries Consortium pay a US$ 150 monthly fee to import records for public Institutions there are no fees.
Availability of metadata for re-use There are no restrictions to copy metadata from web database.
Metadata formats MARC21
Cataloguing code AACR2
Levels of description offered AACR2 level 3
Subject standards LCSH
Name authority standards LCAD
Is NBA affiliated to IFLA SC? Yes
Date information submitted Date form was completed.
Information supplied by Luciana Grings, Bibliographic Services Coordinator
Fundação Biblioteca Nacional
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22040-008  Rio de Janeiro/RJ