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.

Why Copyright Office Needs A Makeover

The “Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017” would change how the US Register of Copyrights is appointed – from a designee of the Librarian of Congress to an appointee of the President. Why change the longstanding practice, and why change it now?

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At IBPA, A Free Speech Debate

In times of political division and heightened concerns for the future, particularly around free speech and intellectual freedom, what are the roles independent publishers and authors should play? In such times, what are the responsibilities of independent publishers and authors?

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Register of Copyrights Bill Has A Twist

The Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act (H.R. 1695), which would make the Register of Copyrights a presidential appointee, cleared its first legislative hurdle last week, passing the House Judiciary Committee by a 27-1 vote, less than a week after...

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The Road to Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is not a destination. It is a journey. And heading down the road to digital transformation can certainly feel like traveling without a guide or a map. By 2020, Gartner estimates, three out of four businesses will be digital or have digital...

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