January 23, 2022

Research Tools: U.S. Copyright Office Adds 24 Million Images to Virtual Card Catalog Proof of Concept

From the U.S  Copyright Office/Library of Congress:

The Copyright Office updated the Virtual Card Catalog (VCC) proof of concept yesterday with more than 24 million card images from 1870 through 1954.

These images contain Copyright Registrations, Assignments, Notices of Use, Commercial Prints and Labels, Title Indexes, and Pseudonym Files. The addition of these card images expands the range of card images from 1870 through 1977, totaling more than 41 million card images. The Office welcomes the public to browse the newly added indexes and provide feedback through the Virtual Card Catalog website at vcc.copyright.gov.


U.S. Copyright Office Releases Upgrades to Virtual Card Catalog Proof of Concept (July 18, 2018)

A New Proof-of-Concept: Library of Congress Introduces a Virtual U.S. Copyright Office Card Catalog (January 24, 2018)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.