The Educational Lending Right School Library Survey (ELR) is administered by Education Services Australia on behalf of the Australian Government Department of Communications and the Arts. ESA invites a sample selection of schools to participate each year, collecting data from at least 300 schools in order to estimate the number of specific book titles held in Australian school libraries. This information is used to recompense registered book creators under the Educational Lending Right scheme.

 

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Schools invited to participate in the survey

If your school has been invited to participate in the Educational Lending Right School Library Survey, please spare five minutes to support the Australian writing and publishing industry.

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Australian book creators and publishers

Australian book creators and publishers can register for Lending Rights on the Department of Communications and the Arts website. To register for Lending Rights, titles must be catalogued by SCIS or the National Library of Australia.

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Contact us

For enquiries about ELR or to submit you titles to SCIS for cataloguing, please contact us at elr@esa.edu.au.

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