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ACPL now has access to the SELF-e submission platform, powered by Library Journal, available. Submit your indie-published book here, you can share you ebook(s) with patrons of your local library and libraries throughout your state.

You may also choose to submit your ebook for possible inclusion in the Library Journal SELF-e public library ebook discovery service. These curated modules, which will be sold nation-wide, will feature some of the best ebooks by self-published authors in a variety of genres, as chosen by Library Journal. This free service is available to all indie authors, no matter which self-publishing service(s) they use. All that is required is an engaging story and your ebook file.

Getting Started

The submission process takes about 10 minutes.

(1) VIEW AND ACCEPT THE TERMS OF AGREEMENT

On this page, you will also be able to opt-in to make your ebook(s) available in your state’s public libraries in addition to being considered for the Library Journal-curated SELF-e modules.

(2) PROVIDE GENERAL INFORMATION

Enter a few basic items of information, including your Name, Local Library, and Email Address.

(3) SUBMIT YOUR FILE

We currently accept ebooks in ePub 2 and ePub 3 formats, as well as PDF (authors can submit Print-on-Demand files if they are in PDF). We are currently only accepting ebooks published in the United States and written in English.

(4) ENTER BASIC METADATA

We use this information to manage the curation process and to help readers discover your ebook.

(5) FINISH

It’s that easy!