What is CATALOGING IN PUBLICATION (CIP)?

Agreed to process of advanced notice by US publishers is given to the US Library of Congress. This notice is for new titles to be assigned a classification code or LC number. The publisher prints the LC number on the title page verso. The LC may change for version updates of the book.

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