Rate Schedule

A. Authority Control

Batch authority control for a library's backfile. Revises bibliographic records and provides a full set of authority records as a complete authority file.

The charge of 5¢ per record for limited review, or 12¢ per record for full manual review, includes all subject processing options.

1. LC name, title, & subject authority control
Limited review processing
$ .05 per record
2. MeSH subject authority control no additional cost
3. LC Children's subject authority control
(including, if desired, conversion to LCSH)
no additional cost
4. Sears subject processing
(deletion or conversion to LCSH)
no additional cost
5. Genre/form headings
(including, if desired, conversion of 650 form headings to 655)
no additional cost

B. Continuing Authority Control

1. Authority Express (AEX) $ .10 per record +
$10 per file of source recs received
2. Add/Delete Authority Records via Authority Express (AEX) $10 per file of recs to be added or deleted
3. Authority Update Processing (AUP)
(based on frequency and record count)
see table below

Database Size (# of catalog records) per Annual Processing run per Semi-Annual processing run per Quarterly processing run
Up to 199,999 $1,000 $800 $600
200,000 to 499,999 $1,500 $1,200 $900
500,000 to 999,999 $2,000 $1,600 $1,200
1,000,000 plus $2,500 $2,000 $1,500

4. AUP base file replacement (Current users)
Bibliographic records $ 500 per occurrence
Authority records
(name/title and subject, inclusive)
$ 500 per occurrence
Extra bibliographic records in base file
(over number previously processed)
$ .10 each

C. Duplicate Record Resolution

Deduping options:

1. Control number deduping (retention of single record; generally not recommended) $ .01 per source record
2. Consolidation of item data data from multiple copies merged into retained record) $ .02 per source record
3. Consolidation of item data plus additional fields merged into retained record (not recommended unless followed by authority control processing) $ .03 per source record

D. Consulting / Custom Processing

Send specifications for estimate $ 75 per hour

Other Services: Services, including, but not limited to, record extraction, selection, indexing and sorting, item field remapping, and media transfer, are available. Send specifications for cost quote.

Minimum Charge: Excluding continuing authority control services, LTI has a minimum charge of $1,000 on any database processing job, including "gap" file processing.

Terms: Unless agreed in advance, all database services are invoiced "net 30 days" from the date on which the completed work is shipped.