ABES / Sudoc
- in the national language(s) and script(s) : ABES (Agence Bibliographique de l’Enseignement Supérieur)
- in English : Bibliographic Agency for Higher Education
227 avenue Professeur Jean-Louis-Viala
34193 MONTPELLIER CEDEX 5
Short description of the institution
ABES was created in 1994 to implement Sudoc (Système Universitaire de Documentation), the union catalogue of France’s higher education libraries.
Sudoc opened in 2001 and has proved a resounding success. It covers the collections of 1 419 “deployed” or member libraries along with the 1,793 public or private libraries from the Sudoc-PS network which specialises in referencing serial publications.
Short description of the authority data
Sudoc authority records are also known as: IdRef (Identifiants et Référentiels): http://www.idref.fr
As of June 2013:
Data provided to VIAF and number of records :