At 5pm (AEDT) Thursday 23 November, the CiP service will be closed for maintenance and will reopen at 9am (AEDT) Monday 27 November as the Prepublication Data Service.

Please note that the National Library of Australia no longer provides publishers with a CiP entry to print in their publications. See Changes to the CiP service for more information on how we are modernising CiP.

Cataloguing in Publication (CiP) is a free service offered to publishers by the National Library of Australia.

This service is for Australian publishers and self-publishing authors who want the details of their upcoming publications made available to Australian libraries, library suppliers, and other members of the book industry for acquisition purposes.

Please note that a valid ISBN is required before proceeding with this form.

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If you are not sure if your publication is eligible for the CiP program, please see CiP eligibility or contact us.

User guide and FAQs

The user guide contains useful information about the CiP program and the application process, including information about how to display the cataloguing statement.

Or you can check the FAQs for commonly asked questions.

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Telephone: 02 6262 1458

The CiP Service can be contacted Monday to Friday between 10am and 4pm. The Service is closed on weekends and public holidays.

Cataloguing in Publication Unit
National Library of Australia
Canberra ACT 2600

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