Archive | December, 2008

Best of BTB: Uncovering Race Coverage

Chris Kenneally and “Beyond the Book” returned to the Miami Book Fair for “Uncovering Race Coverage: What We Mean When We Write on Race, Politics and the American Scene.” Kenneally was joined by Keith Woods, Dean of Faculty of the Poynter Institute, along with Brad Bennett, Executive Editor of the South Florida Times. A nationally-known […]

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Happy Holidays from Beyond the Book and CCC!

As we approach the end of 2008, and behalf of everyone at Copyright Clearance Center, I want to extend my best wishes for the coming new year. These last twelve months have seen many changes in the world, and perhaps the only safe prediction is that many more changes lie ahead. Our commitment to you […]

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BTB #75: In This Class, They Read Books – and Publish Them

While in Portland, Oregon, for the PubWest conference, Christopher Kenneally learned from Dennis Stovall about an unusual sort of graduate school program that doubles as a book publisher. Ooligan Press at Portland State University is dedicated to teaching the art and craft of publishing and makes as little distinction as possible between the press and […]

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BTB #74: Live From Anywhere… Getting Authors Air Time

For authors and publishers alike, the radio tour is an efficient, cost-effective way of reaching audiences far and wide. From his executive offices at Planned TV Arts, the agency that perfected the idea, Brian Feinblum gives his tips for a winning radio appearance. Hint: It’s not what you’re wearing! Play in new window | […]

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BTB #73: Advice for “Accidental” Authors

For one thing, says author/publisher/software developer Susan Daffron, “forget bookstores. People buy our books exclusively online…because that’s where people are shopping anyway.” Daffron shared with Chris Kenneally her provocative and insightful advice on what it takes to make a publisher out of an author during a break in the annual PubWest conference earlier this fall. […]

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Ozmo Launched to Help Artists License Content for Commercial Use

Copyright Clearance Center, the world’s largest provider of copyright licensing solutions, has announced the beta launch of Ozmo (, a web-based service that makes it easy for independent content creators to license the use of their work for commercial purposes and for content users to tap into the wealth of user-generated content found online. Ozmo […]

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