SP1 Label Format––—one spine label with no pocket labels

The OCLC Cataloging Label Program can import labels in SP1 format from a text file.

File specifications include:

  • Each label must be 12 lines long; this includes blank lines between labels.
  • The first column must be blank on all lines.
  • The spine label can be up to 8 characters wide (columns 2-9) and up to 9 lines long.

Label examples with column and row numbers included:

 123456789
1 PS
2 3525
3 .I972
4 G6
5 1984
6
7
8
9
0
1
2
3 PS
4 3558
5 .A64438
6 I38
7 1997
8
9
0
1
2
3
4
5 GN
6 400
7 .E85
8
9
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7 F
8 294
9 .S2
0 B48
1 1994
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9 LB
0 1025.2
1 .K7x
2 1504
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
0