The ALCS February Distribution: FAQs

18/02/2015

This month, ALCS is paying out over £22.3 million among almost 70,000 Members. Read on for answers to some frequently asked questions about this latest ALCS distribution.

PLR's Most Borrowed 2013/14

18/02/2015

For the eighth year running, James Patterson has retained his crown as the Most Borrowed Author in UK libraries. 

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CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Medals 2015: Longlists Announced

18/02/2015

The longlists for the 2015 CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Medals, the UK's oldest and most prestigious children's book awards have been announced. ALCS has been a long-time sponsor of these awards.

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Extended Collective Licensing: Members' Poll

18/02/2015

ALCS is requesting all Members to complete a brief survey on Extended Collective Licensing.

Morwenna Banks wins 2015 Tinniswood Award, sponsored by ALCS

18/02/2015

Writer and actor Morwenna Banks has won the 2015 Tinniswood Award for her audio drama Goodbye, a moving account of a friendship negotiating cancer.

ALCS sponsors the National Literacy Trust's "My Words, My World" event

18/02/2015

ALCS were proud sponsors of the 2015 National Literacy Trust's, "My Words, My World" creative writing copyright education programme. The winners attended a prize-giving event was held at the Free Word Centre in London earlier this month.

ALCS sponsors Children's Media Foundation's storytelling event

18/02/2015

ALCS were recent proud sponsors of a Children's Media Foundation event entitled "Storytelling: Can We Be More Adventurous?", an engaging panel discussion around the limitations children's writers are currently experiencing.

Wise Up to Copyright: a writers' guide

18/02/2015

As reported in last month's issue of ALCS News, ALCS has developed a new guide to help writers navigate the minefield that is copyright in the 21st century.