Publishers and writers

Requirements and obligations for publishers and writers

Legal Deposit

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.

Queensland authors

The John Oxley Library strives to collect the complete body of work of Queensland authors, including all domestic and foreign editions.

Archived websites (Pandora)

Preserving selected Queensland websites and ensuring they are available for future generations. 

Ordering an image

A professional-quality commercial photographic service for members of the public, corporate and organisational clients throughout Queensland and beyond.

Copyright

For publishers - where to find out about your obligations

Library membership

Join online or in person at State Library to access services, collections and facilities

Library Shop online

Discover an eclectic range of books, gifts, reproduction prints and more at the Library Shop.