In Canada responsibility for coordination of the programme resides with the Library and Archives Canada, but the programme is operated through a network of agent libraries providing a tailored service to regional publishers.

United Kingdom

The British Library has found it more cost effective to contract out operation of the CIP Programme to a commercial bibliographic agency. The British Library pays the contractor for delivery a number of CIP records annually and sets criteria for content and quality.

United States

In the United States the service is directly controlled and operated by the Library of Congress.

Bibliography, Best practices

Last update: 5 December 2017

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