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Example catalogue records

To find out who owns copyright in a work, look for the copyright statement on the work. If you cannot find the name of the copyright owner that way, check the record in the Library's catalogue.

The names of possible copyright owners and important copyright information are highlighted in blue in the examples below. Copyright owners are generally authors, illustrators, translators or publishers.

Example one – book

The little black book of business writing / Mark Tredinnick and Geoff Whyte

Author/Creator: Mark Tredinnick; 
Contributor(s): Geoff Whyte; 
Publisher: Sydney: UNSW Press 
Date(s): 2010 
Description: 224 p.; 21 cm. 
Identifier(s):  ISBN 9781742230061 (pbk.) 
Subjects: Business writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; 
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-221) and index.

Example two – map

Heritage notes [cartographic material] / Parks Victoria

Contributor(s): Parks Victoria; 
Publisher: [Melbourne, Vic.]: Parks Victoria 
Date(s): [1997]- 
Description: <19> maps : ill.; 30 x 21 or smaller, on sheet 30 x 21 cm. Scale varies. 
Subjects: Historic sites -- Australia -- Maps; National parks and reserves -- Victoria -- Maps, Tourist; Victoria -- Maps; 
Contents/Summary: Alfred Nicholas Gardens – Arthur’s Seat State Park -- Beechworth Historic Park -- Beechworth Historic Park: the Gorge scenic drive -- Buchan Caves Reserve walks -- Chiltern Box-Ironbark National Park: Chiltern historic drive -- Cock's El Dorado Dredge -- Collins Settlement historic site -- Collins Settlement historic site (2001) -- Coolart wetlands and homestead -- George Tindale Garden -- Herring Island: environmental sculpture park -- National Rhododendron Gardens -- Nyerimilang Heritage Park -- Powers Lookout Reserve -- RJ Hamer Arboretum -- Vaughan Glenluce Mineral Springs Reserve -- William Ricketts Sanctuary. 
Notes: Caption title. Text and ill. on verso. 
Other title(s): Heritage notes (Melbourne, Vic.)

Example three – manuscript

Correspondence, 1856-1877 [manuscript]

Author/Creator: Charles Gavan Duffy Sir, 1816-1903
Date(s): 1856-1877 
Access conditions: Available for reference 
Description: 32 letters, original ms and photocopy of original ms. 
Identifier(s): Accession no(s) MS 7957 
Subjects: Duffy, Charles Gavan, Sir, 1816-1903 -- Correspondence; Statesmen -- Correspondence. -- Victoria; Premiers -- Correspondence. -- Victoria ; Correspondence; 
Contents/Summary: Letters, relating to Federation, addressed to Sir Charles Gavan Duffy from the following: Lang, John Dunmore; Childers, Hugh Culling Eardley; Thomson, Sir Edward Deas; Hart, John; McFarland, Alfred; Parkes, Sir Henry; Lilley, Sir Charles; Wilson, Edward; Verdon, Sir George Frederic; Samuel, Sir Saul; Macalister, Arthur; Davies, John; Palmer, Sir Arthur Hunter; Martin, Sir James; Boucaut, Sir James Penn; Forster, William; Meredith, Charles; Butler, Edward; Nowell, Edwin Cradock; Cowper, Sir Charles; Windeyer, Sir William Charles. Originals at BOX 662, photocopy at BOX 661. 
Notes: Descriptive list available. 
Biographical/Historical note: Statesman and writer. Premier of Victoria, 1871-1872.

Example four – picture

[Formwork for concrete tunnel, Snowy River scheme] [picture]

Author/Creator: Wolfgang Sievers, 1913-2007 
Date(s): [1957] 
Terms of use/Copyright: This work is in copyright. Copyright restrictions apply. 
Description: photograph: gelatin silver; 24.4 x 18.8 cm. 
Identifier(s): Accession no(s) H88.40/971; LTAF 695 
Subjects: Snowy River Hydro-electric Scheme  
Contents/Summary: Shows the timber formwork associated with tunnelling for the Snowy River Hydro-electric Scheme. 
Ink-stamped on reverse: Reproduction permitted/only if my name is stated. 
Negative number inscribed in pencil on reverse: 2360L 
Title taken from inscriptions on reverse. 
Gift of Sunbury Heritage Society, 1985. 
Related works: Series: Australian Publicity Council collection. LTAF 695. Wolfgang Sievers.

Example five – audiovisual

The last time [videorecording] / John Farnham 

Author/Creator: John Farnham 1949- ; 
Contributor(s): Channel 7 (Television network : Australia); BMG Australia; Gotham (Firm); TalentWorks (Firm); 
Publisher: [Sydney?] : BMG Australia 
Date(s): 2003 
Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) : col., sd.; 4 3/4 in. 
Subjects: Farnham, John, 1949- ; Rock music -- Australia -- 2001-2010; Popular music -- Australia -- 2001-2010; 
Contents/Summary: Part I: acoustic -- Part II: electric -- Credits -- Under the big top. 
Complete and uncut footage of the final concert of "The last Time" tour - recorded on Sunday June 15th, 2003, at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Park. 
Notes: Logos of BMG Australia, Gotham, Channel 7 and TalentWorks appeared on the container inlay. 
BMG Australia: 74321969019

Example six – picture book

Fox, Mem, 1946-
Wombat divine/written by Mem Fox ; illustrated by Kerry Argent
Malvern, S. Aust: Omnibus Books, 2009
1 v. (unpaged): colour ill. ; 18 cm
“Celebrating 15 divine years” – Cover
ISBN: 9781862918429
Wombats – Juvenile fiction
Other Authors: Argent, Kerry, 1960-