September 19, 2014

Milestones: Over 100 Academic Institutions Now Utilizing Copyright Clearance Center “Get it Now” Service

From CCC: Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a not-for-profit organization and leading provider of licensing solutions, announces over 100 campuses have signed up for CCC’s Get It Now service since its 2011 launch. Get It Now complements an institution’s Interlibrary Loan (ILL) borrowing services by providing digital copies of journal articles in minutes as opposed […]

Podcast: Measuring the E-book Market (Beyond the Book #274)

A new edition of the “Beyond the Book” podcast from the Copyright Clearance Center is now available. Here’s the Blurb: The e-book revolution is underway, and moving beyond North America. Using actual data – and not forecasts – The Global eBook Market: Current Conditions & Future Projections is considered an important step to understanding the […]

Copyright Clearance Center Acquires Pubget

From a CCC News Release: Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC)  has acquired MA-based Pubget, a solutions provider focused on expediting the acquisition and analysis of content. Pubget offers search, retrieval and browse capabilities for content. Its solutions make research more efficient by simplifying the process of finding, managing and analyzing information. Pubget has served more […]

New Podcast: "Copyright & Commerce: Orphan Works & Fair Use in a Digital Age"

A new Beyond the Book podcast (#265) from the Copyright Clearance Center. Here’s the Blurb From the BTB Web Page: From the perspective of copyright, 2011 has been a year like so many others in the Digital Age. Suits and counter-suits over copyrighted text, music, film and video continue to fly in and out of […]

Copyright Clearance Center Publishes FY11 Annual Report, 10% Increase in Royalty Payments to Rightholders (vs. FY10)

From a Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) Announcement: Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), a not-for-profit organization and leading provider of licensing solutions, announced a record royalty payment of $171.1 million to rightsholders in FY11, an increase of more than 10% over the previous year ($154.3 million). During the last 10 years, CCC has distributed more than $1.3 […]

Info Industry Headlines: News from Worlfram|Alpha; SAGE; Copyright Clearance Cntr, Klout; and IEEE

1. Introducing Wolfram Personal Assistant Apps for iOS 2. SAGE acquires six journals from A B Academic 3. Copyright Clearance Center’s Academic Pay-Per-Use Services Offer Entire Book Reuse Rights 4. Klout adds Foursquare checkins to better measure your social influence 5. IEEE Announces Expanded Service Agreement with Copyright Clearance Center (CCC)

ProQuest and the Copyright Clearance Center Win SIIA CODiE Awards

Winners of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) Codie Awards for Business Software have been announced and two companies that are often mentioned on INFOdocket can be found on the list of winners. Summon from ProQuest/Serial Solutions won for Best Enterprise Search Solution and the Copyright Clearance Center was awarded the Best Digital Rights Management […]

Library Copyright Alliance Releases Statement on Copyright Reform

From a Post on ARL.org: The Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) today released a statement describing the key features copyright reform proposals should include in order to constitute significant improvement over current law for libraries and their users. Interested parties are discussing with renewed vigor the issues of orphan works, mass digitization, and even modernization of […]

Live On the Web in 45 Minutes (Noon EDST): CCC Webinar on Google Book Settlement

You can learn more and register (free) on this page. Through lively discussion, copyright expert Lois Wasoff and Copyright Clearance Center’s Christopher Kenneally will analyze this highly-anticipated decision, what it means for those affected by the proposed settlement and what is likely to happen next. About Lois Wasoff: Lois F. Wasoff has established a legal […]