Welcome to Copyright Clearance Center’s podcast series.

Every Monday and Friday, Beyond the Book brings you breaking news and thoughtful analysis from across the dynamic global content industry. Hear how leading authors, editors and publishers are managing digital change and thriving in a world of innovation. Beyond the Book is produced by Copyright Clearance Center, a global leader in content management, discovery and document delivery solutions that accelerate knowledge, power publishing and advance copyright.

Librarians on the Move

“As the pace of digital change quickened, librarians have found themselves at once evangelizing for digital technology and wrestling with its implications.”

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Checklist for a Professionally Published Book

The Independent Book Publishers Association sees a bias against indie voices in book award contests, media reviews and inclusion on bookstore shelves. To ensure that books are judged on merit and quality rather than on the size of the publisher or the author’s business model, IBPA has made available an industry standards checklist for a professionally published book.

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Report Finds Publishing Rights “Untapped”

In time for last week’s BookExpo in New York City, BISG unwrapped Untapped Opportunity, documenting that more than half of those surveyed were “currently missing out on meaningful rights revenue” as well as frustrations that paper-based workflows and reporting remain costly and ineffective.

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Best of BTB: The Varied Voices of Science

“Who has a voice in science?” and “What does it matter who is speaking?” Last week for Beyond the Book, Prof. Cassidy Sugimoto made a case for acknowledging a persistent gender gap in the global research community despite considerable progress. In October last year, she further looked at disparity and disruption in scholarly communication for the annual Lucile Kelling Henderson lecture at UNC’s School of Information and Library Science.

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