Bibliography

NLIS NATIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY

Web site address
www.nlis.bs
Start date
Began 2005
Period covered
1847-2019
Current size
Approximately 600 records
Media covered
Printed books or serials and booklets CDs/DVDs
General selection criteria
Materials printed in Bahamas and outside The Bahamas, regardless of nationality of author.
Selection criteria for digital resources
N/A
Exclusions policies applied
Printed books or serials and booklets only
Primary organisation responsible for national bibliographic control
Single national library
Web site address of national bibliographic agency
www.nlis.bs
Co-operative structures or relationships supporting the production of the national bibliography 
Cooperation with local printers, writers, publishers and abroad
Single integrated or multiple categorised bibliographies
Only one National Bibliography exists, which is limited to published books and booklets
Sources of bibliographic metadata used to produce national bibliography
The data is created in-house.
Relationship to national legal deposit legislation or voluntary deposit arrangements
The legal deposit reference in NLIS Authority Act 2009 is the primary source of collected national materials.
Relationship to national Cataloguing in Publication (CIP) programme
There is no CIP programme at NLIS Bahamas
Media & format options 
The national bibliography is currently available only as an Excel document.
Access options to national bibliographic metadata
N/A
Metadata enhancements offered via online services
N/A
Web 2.0 services offered
N/A
Frequency of service updates
N/A
Target audiences for services
Members of the public.
Uses made of services offered 
Announcements of pending publications
Pricing policy for national bibliographic services
Free
Availability of metadata for re-use
Not released into the public domain, other than as a list.
Metadata formats 
N/A
Cataloguing code
N/A
Levels of description offered
AACR Level 1
Subject standards
LCSH
Name authority standards
Local guide
Is NBA affiliated to IFLA SC?
No
Date information compiled
5/1/19
Information supplied by
Dorcas Bowler
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