Copyright Page Checklist

Copyright Pages contain additional content Authors may not consider when publishing books. Below is a general copyright page checklist for creating content the required.

Copyright Page General Requirements

Copyright Date:  Example:  Text and illustrations copyright © 20?? by Author Name. All rights reserved. The Book imprints and characters are a Publishing Company Name, LLC.

Reproduction Rights:  Example: No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, now known or to be invented, without permission in writing from Publishing Company Name, LLC.

Publisher Contact Information:  This may include:  Publisher Logo (optional), Publisher Name, Publisher Contact Name (optional), Publisher Address, Publisher Telephone (optional), Publisher Website, and Publisher Email (optional).

LCCN (Library of Congress Control Number):  LCCN is not always included in self published books. (optional)

Contributor(s):  List each contributor associated with the book creation: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Graphic Designer, Musician, and Narrators.

ISBN (International Standard Book Number):  Provide the ISBN in 13 digit format and 10 digit format (optional).

Printer Country:  Location of the printer is important when printing outside the United States. (optional)

Published Date:  Date published is necessary for noting the year of printing. Books may have been copyrighted in different years as they were published. Published Date, also referred to as Pub Date, is the year the book was created. This information is important to Book Reviewers and Awards programs.

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