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Number of deposit copies

Number of legal deposit copies to be submitted by material type

Six copies:
Magazines
Customer magazines
Bibliographies
Staff magazines
Histories
Free newspapers (see also newspapers, below)
Member magazines
Publication series
Maps
Books
Conference publications (with articles)
Librettos
Registers
Nautical charts
Monographs
Sheet music
Exhibition publications (with articles)
Updatable loose leaf publications
Reports
Comics
Genealogies
Family associations’ newsletters
Statistical publications
Yearbooks
Dissertations

Two copies:
Schedules
Offprints
Brochures
Bookplates
Leaflets
Directories
Price lists
Announcement papers
Lists of publications
Posters
Plans (e.g., town and provincial plans)
Calendars
Conference programmes
Municipal reports
Catalogues
Instructions and user guides
Board games
Flyers
Inventories
Tabloid headline posters
Advertisements
Advertising papers
Programmes (e.g., for theatre performances, exhibitions, or sports competitions)
Guides (e.g., user, staff, study, and service guides)
Games (e.g., board, card, and role playing games)
Postcards
Telephone directories
Activity books
Crossword puzzle publications
Menus
Standards
Sudoku publications
Budgets
Brief statistics publications
Financial statements
Annual reports
Action plans
Collective agreements
Election advertisements
Insurance terms
Financial reports
Colouring books

One copy:
Newspapers
Video games
Sound recordings (music and speech)
CD and DVD-ROM recordings

Publications exempt from legal deposit:
Braille
Labels
Prints on fabric or objects
Envelopes
Invitations to family celebrations (e.g., wedding, funeral, and birthday invitations)
Business cards
Wrapping papers and packing materials
Forms
Reprints that are identical to a previous edition
Graphic arts originals
Printed publications and recordings intended exclusively for distribution abroad