Public Lending Right


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Public Lending Right

n
(Library Science & Bibliography) the right of authors to receive payment when their books are borrowed from public libraries. Abbreviation: PLR
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The chefs - Si King, from Prudhoe in Northumberland and Dave Myers - hit the top of the list compiled by author royalties body Public Lending Rights with their book The Hairy Dieters: How to Love Food And Lose Weight.
Bryce Courtenay's Solomon's Song (Penguin) was the Australian book most commonly held in public libraries over the last three years, according to the Public Lending Right Committee's recently released annual report for 2001/2002.
She became notorious for her views on vegetarianism, sexual freedom, animal rights, writers' rights (she played a major role in Britain's current Public Lending Right, by which authors are paid a royalty whenever their books are checked out of libraries), women's rights, pornography (pro), and educational reform (contra religion in school, pro Greek), promoting her views on television and radio as well as in print.
Judges at the European Union's (EU) highest court have a treat in store: They've been asked to rule on whether ebook rightsholders may be remunerated via the Public Lending Right (PLR) regime.
Contract Awarded for public lending right survey 2014-15
The Public Lending Right office will remain in Stockton but the British Library will take over management responsibility for it.
The league, compiled by Public Lending Right, gives a yearly snapshot of changing tastes among readers.
Lee Child's thriller Worth Dying For, part of the prolific British author's Jack Reacher series, topped the list of the most borrowed book in Welsh libraries between July 2011 and July 2012, according to Public Lending Right, which compiled the data.
The new study has been conducted by the Public Lending Right, which monitors data from libraries and collects payments for authors.
Information released yesterday by Public Lending Right shows which books and authors proved most popular with library users between July 2008 and June last year.
Public Lending Right (PLR), which administers a scheme of payments to authors whose books are loaned by libraries, revealed the most popular books and authors in the region.
A list, put together by Public Lending Right, has revealed that US author James Patterson has been named as the writer whose books are most often borrowed from libraries in the UK.

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