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025  Overseas Acquisition Number (R)

       

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‡a Overseas acquisition number (R) Mandatory/Mandatory




Definition

Overseas acquisition numbers assigned by LC to items acquired through various overseas acquisitions programs. Use only if you are transcribing LC copy. Use for the following types of numbers:

  • South Asian accession numbers, used with materials acquired by LC's New Delhi office. The numbers consist of codes for country and language followed by accession numbers. Use of these numbers began in October 1984.
  • PL480 numbers, used with material acquired through PL480 funds. The numbers are preceded by the prefix PL480. Use of PL480 numbers was discontinued in August 1969.
  • LACAP numbers, used with materials acquired through the Latin American Cooperative Acquisitions Program. The numbers are preceded by the prefix LACAP. Use of LACAP numbers was discontinued in 1973.
  • East African accession numbers. These numbers were composed of codes for country and language followed by an accession number. Do not confuse with national bibliography numbers, which have a similar form but are entered in field 015. Use of East African accession numbers was discontinued in August 1969.
  • National Bibliography of Indian Literature 1901-1953 numbers, used in the Microfilming of Indian Publication Project (MIPP), a project undertaken with the Center for Research Libraries. The Library of Congress, New Delhi Office assigned a number to each of the publications in the National Bibliography of Indian Literature 1901-1953. The number is used in the target for each publication filmed.

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‡a Overseas acquisition number   Do not enter spaces, parentheses, or final punctuation. Use a separate subfield ‡a for multiple numbers. Use the same subfield ‡a for consecutive numbers joined by two hyphens.
025     I-E-2011-321644; 69-03
025     PL480:I-E-8421
025     LACAP67-3676
025     LACAP67-2309 ‡a LACAP67-2316
025     Et-E-123
025     I-Mar-2009-313267; 09

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Last revised: February 24, 2014