For anyone considering independently publishing your book, the National Library of Australia (NLA) has created some resources to outline some next steps and show you how to get your published book into the National Library of Australia collection.
Some of these next steps include:
- publishing platforms
- International Standard Book Numbers or ISBNs
- spine and cover design
- Prepublication Data Service (PDS)
- lending libraries
- Australian Lending Right Schemes (Public Lending Right / Educational Lending Right)
- legal deposit
Find out more about each of these on the National Library of Australia’s website.