Xlibris' U.S. Copyright & Library of Congress RegistrationU.S. Copyright Office Registration - £249
To ensure complete protection of your book under U.S. copyright law, Xlibris will register your book with the United States Copyright Office. Once registered, your book's copyright is fully protected for your lifetime plus 70 years. We'll submit the required copies of your book and all the necessary paperwork. Notice of copyright is sent to you when we receive it, approximately six months to one year after completion of the publication process.
Note: If this service is purchased after your book has been published, additional fees may apply.Library of Congress Number - £79
The Library of Congress number is used by the United States' central library to track submissions for the library's permanent collection. We'll submit a copy of your book to the Library of Congress, and arrange for a card catalogue number to be assigned to your book.
The Library of Congress does not provide catalogue numbers for books under 50 pages unless they are a children's book. They also reserve the right to refuse cataloguing.
Note: If this service is purchased after your book has been published, additional fees may apply.