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Publishing Gone Digital

Publishers face unique challenges in today’s digital environment, and nowhere more sharply than the efforts made to harmonize copyright on a global scale. From Geneva, RightsDirect’s Mitja Linss speaks to Jens Bammel, International Publishers Association (IPA) secretary general, about the evolution of publishing and the quest to find its value in the modern era.

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The Librarian in the Digital Age

In the latest edition of Copyright Worldwide, Ryan Jones, Senior Director at Copyright Clearance Center, offers insights on the changing role of the librarian in the digital age. With growing reliance among workers on “self-service” when it comes to their information needs, the librarian’s role is rapidly evolving, he tells RightDirect’s Mitja Linss. Indeed, Jones […]

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Global E-Book Report 2014

Sell globally, publish locally. As the eBook market develops and matures, observers are noting patterns that repeat themselves from country to country. Infrastructure is critical, of course. As access to the Internet grows, online distribution channels and reading platforms follow closely behind. And yet location still matters. From tax policies to legislated pricing levels to […]

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Best of BTB: India’s Publishing Show Is Globalocal

With the seventh-largest national book publishing industry on earth, India annually produces nearly 100,000 books – its English-language book production places third, only behind the US and the UK. In New Delhi this coming February, the German Book Office’s five-year-old GLOBALOCAL industry conference welcomes Indian publishers, their colleagues from Asia and the Pacific, as well as publishers […]

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Canada Copyright Update

When they speak about copyright law, politicians frequently cite the impact on innovation and job creation. They also use terms like “modernization” and “balancing act” to describe the goals of copyright reform. In 2012, the Canadian parliament passed The Copyright Modernization Act. Whether you supported or opposed the legislation depended on your perspective – the […]

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India’s Publishing Show Is Globalocal

With the seventh-largest national book publishing industry on earth, India annually produces nearly 100,000 books – its English-language book production places third, only behind the US and the UK. In New Delhi this coming February, the German Book Office’s five-year-old GLOBALOCAL industry conference welcomes Indian publishers, their colleagues from Asia and the Pacific, as well as publishers […]

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Ebooks Beyond Borders

In September, men and women from around the world gathered to discuss and debate the major issues of our time.  In spite of language and cultural differences, those assembled sought common ground and to resolve the challenges that threaten to bring chaos. While that describes the United Nations General Assembly – the annual trade show […]

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Global E-Book Market Report Returns

In time for the recently-concluded 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair, Vienna-based publishing consultant Rüdiger Wischenbart has released yet another update for The Global eBook Report: Current Conditions & Future Projections, documenting and analyzing how e-book markets have emerged in the US, UK, continental Europe, Brazil, China, India, Russia and the Arab world. “Over the last few years, we have seen […]

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Serving Argentine Authors And Publishers

Facilitating copyright permissions for academics and professionals; protecting the rights of authors and publishers. In Argentina, CADRA manages both goals, allowing for the copying and sharing of published works, as well as compensation for these re-uses. On behalf of CCC’s International Advancement Program, “Beyond the Book” is very pleased to present a special series of three interviews […]

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Licensing With CADRA

Facilitating copyright permissions for academics and professionals; protecting the rights of authors and publishers. In Argentina, CADRA manages both goals, allowing for the copying and sharing of published works, as well as compensation for these re-uses. On behalf of CCC’s International Advancement Program, “Beyond the Book” is very pleased to present a special series of three interviews […]

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