Archive | May, 2011

BTB #238: Leading Innovation

Recorded in Boston at the 2011 SIIA NetGain Conference, this conversation with leading analysts looks at everything from tiny smart phones to tablets to learn what’s hot, what’s not, and what you need to know that will impact your business. A trio of Boston-based analysts provided insight on where businesses need to head: Vanessa DiMauro, […]

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BTB #237: Global Copyright Challenges

Increasingly, information professionals are called on to be global copyright experts in their organizations. How can they best ensure that end-users have access to copyrighted material while respecting the intellectual property rights of content creators? From Madrid, where he works as executive director of RightsDirect, CCC’s European subsidiary, Victoriano Colodron speaks with UK-based Geraldine Clement-Stoneham, […]

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BTB #236: The Great Debate: Are Publishers Irrelevant?

First introduced at the 2011 London Book Fair, the “Great Debate” made its North American debut earlier today at the 27th Annual IBPA Publishing University! Four leading industry pundits argued for and against the resolution: “Authors and readers are all that matter. Publishers will soon be irrelevant.” Taking their sides were Rudy Shur, Publisher of […]

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BTB #235: Copyright + Commerce Video Podcast (Part 3)

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.” Tim Jucovy, Associate Counsel for the Washington Post tells CCC’s Chris Kenneally, “The constitution’s copyright clause is the economic engine that really drives speech, and if we didn’t have […]

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BTB #234: Copyright + Commerce Video Podcast (Part 2)

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.” Jon Baumgarten, intellectual property lawyer, partner in the D.C. office of Proskauer Rose tells CCC’s Chris Kenneally, “the reaction of many technologists… is that copyright’s just in the way. […]

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BTB #233: Copyright + Commerce Video Podcast (Part 1)

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 Chris Kenneally was Marybeth Peters, U.S. Register of Copyrights, 1994 to 2010. “If you’re a member of Congress today, members identify with authors, they […]

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BTB #232: Books, Enhanced and Otherwise

At Digital Hollywood 2011 earlier this month, as part of the Transmedia Summit, CCC’s Chris Kenneally joined a panel of authors, developers and technologists to discuss “The Future of Enhanced Book Experiences.” Moderator Lisa Napoli, author of Radio Shangri-La, coaxed predictions from Dani Klein, Author/Actor, “Afterbirth…stories you won’t read in a parenting magazine”; Nina Lassam, […]

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BTB #231: What’s In a Name?

In the world of scholarly research and publishing, a name – and the reputation that follows – can mean everything. But in the Digital Age, always getting the names right today – and for the future – has proven elusive. Like a family carefully managing its genealogy, the ORCID Initiative is a community effort to […]

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BTB #230: Webinar Looks at ‘Settlement’ Aftermath

In offices from Manhattan to Mountain View, they’re picking up the scattered pieces of the Google Book Settlement. But like Humpty Dumpty in the old rhyme, can the Authors Guild, AAP and Google ever put the Settlement back together again? Next Tuesday, May 10, at 1 p.m. Eastern, Publishers Weekly and Digital Book World will […]

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BTB #229: The Arc of Publishing

Later this month at the annual BookExpo America in New York City, CCC’s Skott Klebe plans a look at “The Arc of Publishing,” examining the characteristics of market disruption, and how they apply in the changing world of eBook publishing, with special attention to the author-direct publishing model currently gaining attention on the Kindle and […]

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