Content management meets rights management in a newly announced acquisition by Massachusetts’ Copyright Clearance Center of London’s Ixxus, another interesting merger in a world of digital publishing.
With Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Vancouver’s Shelfie program adds Harvard Book Store to the list of ebook-bundling retail points.
A reluctant industry? At Publishers’ Forum in Berlin, a first day of sessions has exposed what some see to be a surprisingly entrenched reluctance to embrace data’s centricity in a new and critical relationship with consumers.
No disambiguation needed, Laura Dawson is one of the best-known identifier and metadata specialists in US publishing. And she has opened a new international ISNI agency.
In taking over from IPR License ‘s Tom Chalmers, Frankfurt Book Fair holds the majority stake in the company, Copyright Clearance Center the minority stake.
‘Two days of intensive exchange’ are on tap as Berlin’s Publishers’ Forum opens focuses on how publishing is ‘expanding, converging, and fragmenting.’
Estimated at a value of €250 million, the UAE’s book industry is among the world’s most intriguing emerging stories, a fast-gainer in the lineup of The Markets: Global Publishing Summit in October at Frankfurt.
Got a spare $3,300? The UK’s Reedsy looks at how much self-publishing costs, based on actual transactions on its platform.
Raised in ‘a family that loves books and reading,’ the publisher Bodour Al Qasimi arrives at Berlin’s Publishers’ Forum next week as one of the most influential and committed players on the industry’s world stage.
As Australia’s Productivity Commission reviews the country’s intellectual property arrangements, Copyright Clearance Center’s Roy Kaufman says Canberra needs to heed Ottawa’s warning.