Copyright Clearance Center

An Anonymous Challenge to the Copyright Clearance Center
December 2, 2013

A letter was recently forwarded to me. It was written anonymously and then distributed to various individuals with a request that its content be "discussed in a public forum." So I'm going to discuss it here, though maybe not quite in the way its author or authors intended.

The letter, titled "Open and Anonymous Letter to Members of the Publishing Industry, Content Consumers and Other Information Industry Members Regarding the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC)" raises two interesting issues, one intentionally and the other, apparently, unintentionally.

An Open Question
September 1, 2012

In her role as John Wiley & Sons' vice president and director of open access, the question Rachel Burley faces every day is quite a challenging one. In fact, it's one that the whole of the scholarly journal and book publishing world is wrestling with these days, as well.

Beyond the Book Podcast Interview With Publishing Business Virtual Conference Director Noelle Skodzinski
September 3, 2010

Christopher Kenneally, director, author relations for the nonprofit Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) and host of CCC's Beyond the Book podcast series, interviewed Noelle Skodzinski, editorial director of Book Business and Publishing Executive magazines, about the forthcoming Publishing Business Virtual Conference and Expo (Sept. 16), for which Skodzinski is the program director.

Beyond the Book Podcast Interview With Publishing Business Virtual Conference Director Noelle Skodzinski
September 3, 2010

Christopher Kenneally, director, author relations for the nonprofit Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) and host of CCC's Beyond the Book podcast series, interviewed Noelle Skodzinski, editorial director of Book Business and Publishing Executive magazines, about the forthcoming Publishing Business Virtual Conference and Expo (Sept. 16), for which Skodzinski is the program director.

Editor's Note: PBC Speaker Lineup Unveiled
December 16, 2009

The Publishing Business Conference & Expo (PBC) this week announced a roster of speakers for the 2010 show, highlighted by top executives from publishing companies including Forbes Media, Hanley Wood, Reader's Digest and Food Network magazine.

On Second Thought …
December 1, 2009

With many magazine publishers struggling to offset ad revenue declines, reprints and content licensing have become even more important to the bottom line. Making them even more attractive is that generating revenue in this area can take very little time or financial investment. In some respects, it's viewed as free money.

13 Tips for Increasing Revenue Through Reprints and Content Licensing
December 1, 2007

Magazine publishers invest significant time, money and resources into producing quality content, both for print and online publication. However, once it publishes, that content does not necessarily cease to be valuable. Smart publishers also invest in repurposing their content for sale after it publishes, through reprints and licensing agreements, and as a result, can generate a greater return on their initial investment. Reprint sales and content licensing professionals shared with Publishing Executive the following tips on how to maximize this aspect of your business and generate increased revenue. Growing Your Reprint Business 1. Be proactive. Many publishers simply respond to reprint requests rather