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ALCS is a membership organisation for writers run by its Members, for its Members.
Here you can find out all about the work we do to:

  • Protect and promote the rights of authors writing in all disciplines
  • Ensure authors receive fair payment for the various uses of their work

Lifetime membership of ALCS costs £25. This one-off fee ensures that you receive payment of any money that is due to you for use of your work.

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  • 28/03/2014 14:27:19

    Copyright exceptions: The latest

    The Government has now taken the necessary steps required to introduce the new copyright exceptions recommended by the Hargreaves Review.

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  • 04/03/2014 17:18:42

    Norway remunerates writers for digital archive

    Norway’s National Library is digitising 135,000 books for their legal deposit library, in an aim to archive all books published in the country before the year 2000.

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  • 06/02/2014 11:33:17

    CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Medal longlist

    For the very first time the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals have announced the longlist of writers and illustrators more than a month before the shortlist announcement on 18 March.

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  • 28/01/2014 08:41:08

    ALCS Board Election Results

    The results are in and we're pleased to announce that the successful candidates are Jonathan Fryer and Jonathan Turner.

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