Libraries

BDS is the leading supplier of bibliographic metadata to libraries. Since 1995, BDS has supplied the British Library with metadata for the Catalogue-in-Publication programme, creating records for the published output of the UK and Ireland. Libraries working with BDS receive accurate and consistent records adhering to rigorously applied standards covering all mainstream holdings.

BDSLife Magazine

The regular magazine from BDS, published since 2004, features libraries large and small, articles on famous collections, interviews with industry leaders, cataloguing conundrums and solutions, conference reports and news from BDS.

Catch up on the latest issue to find out about developments affecting your library or travel back in time and follow the story of BDS as it grows into the leading metadata supplier to libraries.
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