Legal Deposit and Bibliographical Control in India
By A.A.N. Raju
This book presents the concept of legal deposit and bibliographical control of India's book publishing industry. It discusses the working of India's Press and Registration of Books Act, 1867 with special reference to the southern states; the receipt of books at the National Library and the three designated depository libraries at New Delhi, Mumbai, and Chennai; the provisions of the Delivery of Books and Newspapers (Public Libraries) Act, 1954; and the coverage of such publications by Indian National Bibliography. Tables are provided that throw further light on the present scenario of annual book production in the various Indian languages.
Publication Date: 5/1/2009