Advisory Committee for Public Lending Right - vacancy for appointed member

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The British Library is looking to appoint a new member to its PLR Advisory Committee

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The British Library Advisory Committee for Public Lending Right was established to provide expert advice to the Library on the operation of the UK PLR Scheme and to represent the views of PLR stakeholders. The Committee is made up of a Chair and six members: two members representing registered authors, two representing the public library community and two from the wider PLR constituency (book trade, writing, publishing, authors’ agents, copyright and intellectual property etc).

We are currently seeking applicants for one of the appointed members roles representing the wider PLR constituency.

Further information on the Committee and the vacancy can be found here.  (The deadline for applications is Tuesday 10 April 2018.)

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