Being published by BSPG means your books go to Oxford and Cambridge!

Being published by BSPG means your books go to Oxford and Cambridge!

Self-publishing is well and good, for some, but being published in the UK by a genuine publisher, however small, means someone handles submissions for your book - to prizes, reviewers, and, maybe best of all, important libraries.

Legal Deposit helps ensure that a nation’s published output is collected and preserved for the future. As a writer, this means that your content will be securely preserved while also being made accessible in the reading rooms of the Legal Deposit Libraries. Inclusion in library catalogues, online discovery services and the British National Bibliography will help promote these publications, highlighting them to a worldwide audience, including the book trade. Preserving publications representing all authors, communities and interest groups is a key aim of Legal Deposit.

There are six libraries in the UK Legal Deposit system, providing greater protection and preservation by having copies of publications at more than one location, the ALDL operates on behalf of 5 Legal Deposit Libraries, these being:

National Library of Scotland

The Bodleian Library Oxford University

National Library of Wales

Cambridge University Library

The Library of Trinity College Dublin

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