Australian libraries provide valuable support for Australian authors and publishers in many ways. Mllions of dollars worth of books and ebooks are bought every year. Authors are introduced to book buyers People who borrow books also buy them. People discover and rediscover the joy of reading, creating new audiences. Author talks in libraries are a useful source of income for writers and a good way to promote their work. Writers and illustrators use library collections as the source for their stories and drawings.Libraries make Australian books accessible to readers today and they preserve thse words for future generations.
How Australian libraries support the Australian book industry
Australian Library and Information Association
Deakin, ACT : Australian Library and Information Association
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