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Acquisitions

Curated, pre-publication new title data (6000+ per month) combined with expert profile selections or professional web ordering means less time spent on growing and maintaining your collection. Ask us for a login or sample profiles.

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In-house teams of professionally-trained cataloguers and processors provide records and physical processing to your specifications. We can work in your system or ours, and processing can include fully linked RFID tags.

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Get new releases quickly, delivered direct to your branches. ALS also has experience with special projects (e.g. Opening Day Collections) and can procure just about anything still in print.

2020 Indie Award Shortlist

The Indie Award highlights the best of Australian fiction and nonfiction, as nominated by Australian Independent Booksellers. Find the longlisted titles here and the shortlist here. Winners are announced at the end of March.

2020: Chinese Year of the Rat

Chinese New Year will be celebrated on January 25th and marks the beginning of the Year of the Rat. Here is a quirky collection of children’s books featuring rats and mice, as well as titles about Chinese New Year!

ALS Readers Recommend...

Staff of ALS have compiled a a list of the best books, audiobooks, movies and more that they have read, listened to, and watched over 2019. How many have you read?

2020 upcoming titles

We’re looking ahead to the great titles coming out in 2020! Sign up for our newsletter for more highlights and log in to preorder!

UNESCO Kalinga Prize winner: Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

The UNESCO Kalinga Prize rewards exceptional contributions made by individuals in communicating science to society and promoting the popularisation of science. In the first time an Australian has won the prize, Dr Karl was cited for his ‘longstanding commitment to fire up people’s curiosity for science and share his passion for the subject’. Check out a collection of his works for adults and children !