Copyright Clearance Center

Evening Roundup: The SF Chron's Paywall Goes Bust; An Interview with the CCC's Roy Kaufman; and more

By libertyc
August 15, 2013 // 1 Comment

An Interview with Roy Kaufman, Copyright Clearance Center (Scholarly Kitchen) About 18 months ago, Roy Kaufman, Wiley’s Legal Director, left us for a new role as Managing Director of New Ventures at the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC). Founded in 1978 as a not-for-profit organization, CCC has [...]

Your humble editor on Beyond the Book, a CCC podcast series

By libertyc
October 15, 2012 // 5 Comments

Late last week I was lucky enough to be featured as a guest on Beyond the Book, a twice-weekly podcast series produced by the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC). Beyond the Book generally covers the business of writing and publishing, and I can’t recommend it enough for anyone who’s [...]

Are Discoverability and DRM Mortal Enemies?

By libertyc
October 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

By Brian Howard Publishers of e-books have a dilemma: You want readers to find (and purchase) your products. And yet you don’t want pirates making your products available for free. But is digital rights management (DRM) technology, one method publishers use (with questionable success) to [...]

Beyond the Book podcast series covers uPublishU, a self-publishing event

By libertyc
August 31, 2012 // 0 Comments

If you’re not familiar with the Copyright Clearance Center’s fantastic Beyond the Book podcast series, which focuses primarily on the business of writing and publishing, this is the perfect time to check it out. Earlier this summer, BTB recorded an episode at uPublishU, which is [...]

Copyright Clearance Center to hold "OnCopyright 2012" conference on Friday

By Paul Biba
March 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

From an email: I wanted to give you the heads up about Copyright Clearance Center’s OnCopyright 2012 conference, being held next Friday, March 30 at Columbia Law School in New York.  The event will explore the various ways copyright issues are impacting publishing, creative services, legal and [...]

Copyright Clearance Center interviews Mark Coker of Smashwords

By libertyc
October 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Copyright Clearance Center’s “Beyond the Book” podcast features an interview with CEO and founder of Smashwords, Mark Coker. In the interview, Coker discusses how self-publishing has become a first option for many authors because of the economic incentive, the immediacy and the control of [...]

Copyright Clearance Center statement on new US Copyright Office priorities report

By libertyc
October 27, 2011 // 4 Comments

You can find the US Copyright Office’s report here (pdf).  It lists as priorities orphan works, mass book digitization and streamlining registration. Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) welcomes the announcement today by the U.S. Register of Copyrights, Maria Pallante, of her priorities for the [...]

Michael Healy to join Copyright Clearance Center

By libertyc
September 27, 2011 // 0 Comments

One of the things that worried people like me, who were against approval of the Google Book Settlement, was what would happen to Michael Healy, the director designate of Google’s Books Rights Registry.  Anyone who knows Michael, who is one of the nicest people you will ever meet, had to be [...]

“Copyright and Commerce” seminar from the Copyright Clearance Center

By libertyc
May 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

Looks like an interesting session at the Newseum.  Here’s what CCC says about it: On Monday, May 9, Copyright Clearance Center traveled to Washington, D.C. and the Newseum‘s Knight Studio for a lively and fascinating discussion on “Copyright and Commerce.” First to speak with CCC’s [...]

Copyright Clearance Center slammed over funding lawsuit against university libraries; CCC uses specious defense of its actions

By libertyc
November 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

Earlier we reported that the Copyright Clearance Center was funding litigation against university libraries. It seemed odd to me at the time that the CCC was promoting cooperation in various copyright matters but, in truth, was actively funding litigation against the very parties they wanted to [...]

Important copyright case pending and Copyright Clearance Center funds litigation against university

By libertyc
October 12, 2010 // 4 Comments

Inside Higher Ed has an article about the current state of the Georgia State University e-reserve case. The case has the potential to have a huge impact on university libraries. I was unaware of it and found the report most interesting. Much more detail in the article. Three large scholarly [...]

Beyond the Book interviews Professor Andrew Pettegree

By libertyc
September 23, 2010 // 0 Comments

CCC’s Chris Kenneally interviews Professor Andrew Pettegree, Director of the Universal Short Title Project and author of critically acclaimed “The Book in The Renaissance”. The book refrains from explicitly comparing the technology of print, and its historical impact, with the technology of [...]

Copyright Clearnace Center – free podcast on networked devices

By libertyc
April 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

I received an email about this free podcast and thought you might be interested. Here’s the detail: The proliferation of mobile phones and other networked handhelds is bringing news, information, and entertainment to millions on the go around the world. For publishers, the still-fledgling [...]

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