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Israeli Publishing Statistics

Israeli Publishing Statistics

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The National Library is responsible for preserving the cultural assets of the State of Israel for future generations, as well as for researchers, scholars and citizens. The Books Law was passed for this purpose, requiring all those who publish a book in Israel to deliver two copies of it to the Library.

The vast majority of Israeli publishers deliver their publications to the National Library and thus participate in creating the largest and most comprehensive collection of Israeli publications in the country. Based on the reception of these publications, the National Library releases yearly statistics on Israeli publishing​