Become a Book Contributor

The ICDL collection includes books from various sources around the globe with the goal of reflecting as many of our world's cultures as possible. We rely on the international participation of libraries, publishers, authors, and illustrators to insure that our collection remains as diverse as possible.

If you are a library, author, publisher or illustrator and are interested in contributing books into the ICDL, please access our step-by-step guide:

  1. Introduction
    Find out the basics of submitting books into the ICDL.
  2. Licensing
    Download copyright license.
  3. Scanning instructions
    Access detailed instructions for digitizing books, including guidelines, technical specifications, and naming conventions.
  4. Brochures & FAQ's
    Download informative ICDL brochures and FAQ's suitable for printing.

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