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.
In the digital era, the publishing industry enjoys global reach; the crowded field of top publishers includes just six American companies.read more
“France is well known for its high-quality literature, but I think there is emerging a French popular literature, too,” says Fabrice Piault. “If you look at the bestseller list this summer, most titles are coming from French popular literature.”read more
“Who would ever pay full boat for a new e-book if the same ‘used’ copy was available at a discount, or even free? And all those copies would compete against the publishers’ new copies on the same exact platforms.”read more
Providing researchers, institutions, funders, and governments with a scientifically sound ranking of institutional quality streamlines access to the data they need to make decisions around research investment.read more
We may be in the midst of a journalism revival, but books are getting lost. Readers are spending more time reading news, watching news, and less attention to new books.read more
On controversial issues like copyright reform, there are many, many people seeking the time and attention of the members of the European Parliament.read more
A kind of Cliff Notes for kids, KinderGuides feature illustrations, plot summaries and historical tidbits about famous works and their authors.read more
“If you’re an editor at a major publishing house, you have to look globally [for new works to translate] and that can be overwhelming.”read more
Physical books, and physical bookstores, are not going away anytime soon, says an investor.read more