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About indyreads™ 

The State Library of NSW is currently rolling out the indyreads™ eContent management platform to the NSW public library network. This platform enables public libraries to provide free access to eBooks and eAudio. 

A primary aim of of indyreads™ is to ensure that NSW public libraries can continue to offer their clients a diverse collection of quality Australian and overseas published works.

The indyreads™ platform has been launched with a statewide consortia collection of 9000 titles. This collection aims to complement the existing digital collections held by public libraries. In addition to the Australian titles acquired from independent Australian publishers there is also a collection of classic fiction and non-fiction imprints, offering modern translations and introductions. There are also modern international and Australian literary classics and prize winners and the best examples of self-published content.
 
Indyreads™ aims to ensure that this content, which is not necessarily distributed through traditional library suppliers, is available to readers via their local public library. At present we are working with around 20 Australian publishers of genre, non-fiction and literary titles, and will continue to approach more Australian publishers.

For more information

Find out more about indyreads™ on the NSW.net website or see the FAQs below. 

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indyreads: how can my library get involved?

Find out how your library can register for indyreads.

An introduction to indyreads for public library staff

This interactive hands-on program introduces public library staff to the new indyreads ebook and eaudio platform.

indyreads promotional material

Order indyreads promotional material.