Best of BTB: Open Access: Who Holds the Power?

Copyright Clearance Center welcomes you to join us for another Frankfurt Book Fair Town Meeting on Open Access, on Thursday, October 15, from 9 to 11 a.m. in Hall 4.C – Alliance Function Room. For 2015, CCC is asking what the “Next Wave” of Open Access will bring to...

Best of BTB: The Force Remaking Scholarly Publishing

Copyright Clearance Center welcomes you to join us for another Frankfurt Book Fair Town Meeting on Open Access, on Thursday, October 15, from 9 to 11 a.m. in Hall 4.C – Alliance Function Room. For 2015, CCC is asking what the “Next Wave” of Open Access will bring to...

Best of BTB: Global E-Book Report Update

National e-book markets are like snowflakes.  No two are alike.  Emerging markets particularly engage in approaches of their own.  In India, domestic platforms lead the way; while in Brazil, Apple shows a surprising lead in eBook distribution over the usual suspect....

Frankfurt Book Fair Same But Different

Reliably as ever, the Frankfurt Book Fair for 2014 is overstuffed with new titles from promising and established authors alike. Yet the hopeful, even sometimes buoyant mood belies a fear of the figure lurking around every corner of the business, no matter where you...

Frankfurt Stays Hot

Right-sized and re-made, the Frankfurt Book Fair retains its pre-eminent position in the global publishing industry, digital revolution and all. “A lot of business can now be done over the Internet, and frankly, you don’t need to bring the teams you used to have,”...

Frankfurt Book Fair Highlights

In the home of the printed book, the crowd is looking well beyond the page and seeking reconciliation with the digital world. At this week’s 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair, Markus Dohle, CEO of the recently merged mega-publisher Penguin Random House, even made...

Frankfurt Preview 2013

The city of Frankfurt has a strong claim to the title of center of the book publishing universe. In the 15th century, Johannes Gutenberg developed movable type and the printing press at his studio in Frankfurt. In our own time, book authors and publishers, as well as...

BTB #255: Headed To Frankfurt 2011

In Danvers, Mass., there’s a look of fall on the local landscape, while the final plans are being made for the CCC team’s annual trek to Germany. Joining Chris Kenneally to describe CCC’s wide range of copyright and licensing related events at the Frankfurt Book Fair...