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CATALOGING IN PUBLICATION (CIP) Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

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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