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, from Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria - 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.
In 2010 a review was started by the Government that included the Public Lending Right service.
Contract Awarded for public lending right survey 2014-15
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.
They are hoping to prevent the possible closure of Stockton's Insolvency Service, DVLA and Public Lending Right offices which would save around 70 jobs.
LONDON, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Authors' Licensing & Collecting Society (ALCS) welcomes the Committee's support for maintaining the current Public Lending Right (PLR) operation and particularly its recommendation that the scheme should be administered by a body with the interest of writers at heart.
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.
The figures are released today by Public Lending Right UK which remunerates authors.
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