Services for Publishers

The National Library of Ireland provides the following services for publishers:

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)
The Irish ISSN Centre at the National Library is responsible for assigning ISSNs, free of charge, to serials published in the Republic of Ireland.

Rights and Reproductions
Information for publishers on how to obtain permission to reproduce material from the Library's collections.

Irish publishers should also be aware of their obligations under the Legal Deposit legislation, please read the following document:
LEGAL DEPOSIT 2014  LEGAL DEPOSIT 2014.pdf (0.18 MB, Adobe PDF)

Book Launches

The front hall of the main Library building is available for hire from Monday to Sunday evenings from 5pm. The venue has proven a popular and appropriate location for book launches. Please contact the Café Joly for further details.

Publisher's imprint from 'Count Rumford's Essay on Food', Youghal, 1846.
Publisher's imprint from 'Count Rumford's Essay on Food', Youghal, 1846.
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