Mauritius National Bibliography

Title National Bibliography of Mauritius = Bibliographie Nationale de L’Ile Maurice
Web site address http://national-library.govmu.org/
Start date 2002
Period covered 1996  to date
Current size 10,000
Media covered Monographs, serials, newspapers, reports and government publications
General selection criteria The National Bibliography of Mauritius lists and describes publications received by the National Library of the Republic of Mauritius under the legal deposit regulations. It also includes works on Mauritius that are published abroad. The National Bibliography of Mauritius lists materials in different languages, i.e., English, French, Mauritian Creole, Hindi, Marathi, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu, Bhojpuri and Arabic.
Selection criteria for digital resources The National Bibliography of Mauritius does not include digital resources.
Exclusions policies applied Ephemera 
Primary organisation responsible for national bibliographic control The National Library of the Republic of Mauritius
Web site address of national bibliographic agency http://national-library.govmu.org/
Co-operative structures or  relationships supporting the production of the national bibliography There is no cooperative structure for the National Bibliography of Mauritius
Single integrated or multiple categorised bibliographies The National Bibliography of Mauritius is a single integrated publication.
Sources of bibliographic metadata used to produce national bibliography The sources of bibliographic metadata used to produce the National Bibliography of Mauritius include data created in-house and CIP data. 
Relationship to national legal deposit legislation or voluntary deposit arrangements Material included in the National Bibliography of Mauritius is received by the National Library of the Republic of Mauritius under the Legal Deposit Regulations. Under the Legal Deposit Regulations Mauritian printers and producers have to deposit free of charge six copies of all new publications and productions to the National Library of the Republic of Mauritius.
Relationship to national Cataloguing in Publication (CIP) programme The National Library of the Republic of Mauritius coordinates the Mauritian CIP Programme and CIP records are included in the National Bibliography of Mauritius. 
Media & format options The National Bibliography of Mauritius is available in the following formats: printed catalogue, MARC 21 and PDF.
Access options to national bibliographic metadata Web catalogue
Metadata enhancements offered via online services There is no metadata enhancements offered via online services. 
Web 2.0 services offered There is no Web 2.0 services offered.
Frequency of service updates The National Bibliography of Mauritius is offered as an annual publication. The online systems are updated daily.
Target audiences for services Academic, public and special libraries in Mauritius and overseas. Members of the public and book trade.
Uses made of  services offered Notification of publications for acquisition/selection.Deriving high quality catalogues records for inclusion in local catalogues
Pricing policy for national bibliographic services The National Bibliography of Mauritius operates on a cost recovery basis.
Availability of metadata for re-use There are no restrictions applied to metadata.
Metadata formats MARC 21
Cataloguing code AACR2
Levels of description offered ISBD
Subject standards DDC, LCSH
Name authority standards The National Bibliography of Mauritius
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Last update: 2 May 2018