Publishers and writers
Requirements and obligations for publishers and writers
Publishers are required by law, part 8 of the Libraries Act 1988 (Qld), to deposit a copy of anything which is published in Queensland with the State Library of Queensland for permanent preservation. Most 'legal deposit' material is kept in the John Oxley Library.
The John Oxley Library strives to collect the complete body of work of Queensland authors, including all domestic and foreign editions.
Preserving selected Queensland websites.
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Information to assist with copyright issues.
Other publishing information/requirements
- Obtaining an International Standard Book Number (ISBN) for books
- Obtaining an International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) for magazines, journals, newsletters etc
- Obtaining an International Standard Music Number (ISMN) for music
- Obtaining Cataloguing in Publication (CIP) information for your publications
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