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Trade catalogs


  • Catalogs that are published by manufacturers or dealers in order to present lines of products for sale, generally to people or businesses in a specific profession.

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Form

    • Trade catalogs
  • Variants

    • Commercial catalogs
    • Manufacturers' catalogs
    • Trade lists
  • Broader Terms

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: Art & architecture thesaurus online, Aug. 6, 2014(trade catalogs. UF trade catalogues; commercial catalogs; trade lists; commercial catalogues. Catalogs designed to present lines of products and to supply sufficient information to facilitate the purchasing process; may be issued by manufacturers or by dealers, often including or accompanied by price information. A catalogue designed to present a line of products and to provide information to facilitate the ordering process)
    • found: The ALA glossary of library and information science, 1983(trade catalog 1. A catalog designed to present a line of products or various sizes and models of a product, and to supply sufficient technical information to facilitate the purchasing process. (Z39.6) 2. A catalog issued by a manufacturer, a dealer, or a group of manufacturers, describing (and sometimes illustrating) their products, and sometimes including or accompanied by a price list. Synonymous with manufacturer's catalog, trade list)
    • found: Genre terms : a thesaurus for use in rare book and special collections cataloging, via WWW, Aug. 6, 2014(Manufacturers' catalogs, BT Sales catalogs; Trade catalogs, UF Commercial catalogs, BT Sales catalogs)
    • found: LCSH(Commercial catalogs. UF Commercial products--Catalogs; Mail-order catalogs; Trade catalogs. BT Catalogs)
    • found: RBMS genre terms, viewed online, Feb. 12, 2018:(trade catalogs: Use for sales catalogs directed at people or businesses in a specific trade)
  • General Notes

    • Catalogs that are published by manufacturers or dealers in order to present lines of products for sale, generally to people or businesses in a specific profession.
  • Change Notes

    • 2014-12-01: new
    • 2018-02-20: revised
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