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IndexCatTM XML

This document is prepared for those who wish to use the XML data from the IndexCatTM database. It reflects both the Index-Catalogue and eTK/eVK2 collections.

The data are available to all both within and outside the United States. There is no charge for obtaining the files. Downloading the data through this site indicates your acceptance of the terms and conditions listed below.



Terms and Conditions

No license is required to obtain the data via FTP. Use of this data is subject to the following restrictions and by obtaining a copy of the data, the user is understood to abide by these conditions:

  1. If the use is not personal, (1) the U.S. National Library of Medicine must be identified as the creator, maintainer, and provider of the data; (2) the version of the data must be clearly stated by year and collection, e.g., 2013 IndexCatalogue; and (3) if any modification is made in the content of the file, this must be stated, along with a description of the modifications.
  2. Neither the United States Government, nor any of its agencies, contractors, subcontractors or employees makes any warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to data contained in the database, and, furthermore, assumes no legal liability for any party's use, or the results of such use, of any part of the database.
  3. You will not assert any proprietary rights to any portion of the data, or represent the data or any part thereof to anyone as other than data of the United States Government.
  4. This is a work of the U.S. Government and is not subject to copyright protection in the United States. Foreign copyrights may apply.

Last Reviewed: February 4, 2019