To be eligible for the Prepublication Data Service, your upcoming book should be published in Australia.
If you are Australian and you have self-published a book, you are considered to be the publisher even if your book was printed overseas.
- Upcoming new and revised editions of books
- Self-published books
- Print on demand books
- Graphic novels
- Government publications, including Commonwealth, State and Local.
- Numbered or multi-volumed books in a series
- Translated books published in Australia
- Exhibition catalogues
- Text documents published on a disk, USB flash-drive or other media
For music scores, see the Australian ISMN Agency
- Books that have already been published
- Books published overseas
- Reprints where the imprint, publisher, content and format are unchanged
- Magazines, journals, newspapers and other serial publications
- Single articles reprinted from magazines, journals, newspapers and other serial publications
- Audio-visual DVDs
- Audio books
- Wall charts
- Computer programs
- Classroom educational material such as workbooks, teaching aid and resource material, test sheets, activity sheets or blackline masters, multimedia kits, course specific guides, primary level readers and study notes
- Books that are temporary in nature such as trade catalogues, telephone directories, almanacs, timetables, comic books, colouring-in books, fill-in books, diaries and calendars
For serial publications, see the Australian ISSN Agency
Contact us if you are not sure if your publication is eligible for the Prepublication Data Service service.