> > But who is deciding the LCC or Dewey Classification code ? Should it
> > be the publisher's initiative ? Is there a way to get those
> > information automatically ?
> For books published in the US except for those categories listed at
> http://www.loc.gov/publish/cip/about/ineligible.html , the Library
> of Congress creates all of the CIP data based on information provided
> before publication by the publisher. It's not up to the publisher to
> suggest these. If you want to find classification data for existing
> titles (as above, mostly only those published in print), you could
> query the Library of Congress catalog or WorldCat.
Conveniently, those ineligible categories include:
"Books published in electronic format"