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.