libbib: Various Utilities for Library Science/Assessment and Cataloging

Provides functions for validating and normalizing bibliographic codes such as ISBN, ISSN, and LCCN. Also includes functions to communicate with the WorldCat API, translate Call numbers (Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal) to their subject classifications or subclassifications, and provides various loadable data files such call number / subject crosswalks and code tables.

Version: 1.6.4
Depends: R (≥ 3.5.0), data.table, utils
Imports: curl, methods, pbapply, stringr, xml2
Suggests: assertr, testthat, knitr, magrittr, rmarkdown
Published: 2022-11-05
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.libbib
Author: Tony Fischetti [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Tony Fischetti <tony.fischetti at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: libbib results


Reference manual: libbib.pdf
Vignettes: Using the WorldCat Search API


Package source: libbib_1.6.4.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): libbib_1.6.4.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): libbib_1.6.4.tgz, r-release (x86_64): libbib_1.6.4.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): libbib_1.6.4.tgz
Old sources: libbib archive


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