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Project Description


(formerly SELF-e)

If you are part of GVPL’s Emerging Local Authors Collection, you can submit your ebook to the Indie Author Project at the same time as submitting your ebook to ELAC. Your books will find more readers here in Greater Victoria and a wider audience in other libraries in B.C. and beyond.

The Indie Author Project connects ebooks, libraries and readers through BiblioBoard. If you are an indie author, you can submit your ebook through the Indie Author Project to have it reviewed by Library Journal and other industry professionals. Selected books are then included in the curated Top Read Indie Books aanthologies on Bibliobard, which would help your book reach new readers across North America.

Plus, you can choose to add your ebook to the Indie British Columbia anthologies on BiblioBoard, making it available to readers across province.

Learn more about the Indie Author Project.


Emerging Local Authors Collection

GVPL celebrates Greater Victoria’s rich writing culture with our Emerging Local Authors Collection, featuring self-published, independent and small press books by local authors. Each spring, GVPL launches a new series of books submitted by emerging authors in our community.

Learn more.

This Digital Collection is a third-party service hosted in the U.S. or in another location outside Canada. Creation of a user account may store limited Personal Information (email address, password, library barcode and password, and the date of your last login) on a server stored outside Canada. Upon account creation, you are consenting and become subject to the privacy policy of the service provider. GVPL encourages patrons to review all third-party privacy policies and statements to protect their personal information.

Where other (third-party) organizations require personal information in order to provide services on behalf of the Library, the Library makes reasonable efforts to obtain commitments from such organizations that they treat the personal information in compliance with FIPPA and this policy. However, once information is in the hands of other organizations, it is beyond the Library’s control, and the Library cannot be accountable for the use, or further disclosure, of that information.

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