Macedonian Bibliography

Title Македонска библиографија / The Macedonian Bibliography
Web site address www.vbm.mk/cobiss
Start date 1951
Period covered 1944 to date
Current size  444.815 records* (31. 03. 2010) * Bibliographic records are included into the COBISS-base
Media covered All printed materials: monographs, articles, serials, dissertations, musical scores, fine art catalogues, maps and CDs.
General selection criteria Includes materials published in Republic of Macedonia, received in National and University Library "St. Clement of Ohrid" as legal deposit.
Selection criteria for digital resources Digital texts: static texts only (e-books etc.); synamic texts (databases, link collections, homepages) excluded. Recorded music excluded.
Exclusions policies applied Computer games, portals, blogs etc.
Primary organisation responsible for national bibliographic control National and University Library "St. Clement of Ohrid"
Web site address of national bibliographic agency www.nubsk.edu.mk
Co-operative structures or  relationships supporting the production of the national bibliography ISBN and ISSN agencies are part of NUL.
Single integrated or multiple categorised bibliographies Macedonian Bibliography includes:
1. series Monographic Publications
2. series Articles
3. series Serial Publications
Sources of bibliographic metadata used to produce national bibliography Data is created in-house.
Relationship to national legal deposit legislation or voluntary deposit arrangements Publications are received in NUL under national Legal Deposit Law.
Relationship to national Cataloguing in Publication (CIP) programme Pre publication records are included in national bibliography database (monographs). 
Media & format options Printed catalogue; online databases.
Access options to national bibliographic metadata Web catalogue.
Metadata enhancements offered via online services Tables of content; annotations.
Web 2.0 services offered  
Frequency of service updates Daily.
Target audiences for services Primary public and academic libraries; researchers, the public in general.
Uses made of  services offered It offers a variety of references on publications and articles.
Pricing policy for national bibliographic services For a free basis.
Availability of metadata for re-use Without restriction.
Metadata formats UNIMARC
Cataloguing code AACR2
Levels of description offered ISBD
Subject standards LCSH, Rameau
Name authority standards  
Is NBA affiliated to IFLA SC? Yes

Bibliography, national bibliographies

Last update: 5 October 2012