Want to publish something? Both before and after it comes out, we have services to help you out, whether you're an individual or an organisation.


International Standard Numbers are worldwide identifiers for many kinds of publications. They help publishers, suppliers, and libraries to quickly find and order titles.

Cataloguing in Publication

New Zealand publishers can have a pre-publication record created, which can be printed in the publication, and may help with pre-publication orders.

Legal Deposit

Legal Deposit enables us to collect, preserve, and make available material published in New Zealand. This is done by publishers supplying copies of their publications to the National Library.

Public Lending Right for New Zealand Authors

The PLR scheme compensates New Zealand authors for the use of their books in New Zealand libraries.


Resources for publishers and authors

Help for publishers and authors from around the web.