‘The “data dilemma” is what to do with the data,” as was noted at #LBF16’s seminar in the final hours of the fair.
In a region with undependable publishing and distribution, self-publishing is not unusual, says Thailand’s Trasvin Jittidecharak ahead of London Book Fair.
In advance of the Beijing Book Fair, Michael Healy of CCC and Tom Chalmers of IPR License discuss the developing rights and licensing scene in China.
When it comes to Open Access publishing, ‘If you are confused, then you are only beginning to understand the problem,’ says CCC’s Christopher Kenneally.
K-12 common core standards for US education are likely to create opportunities and increase demand for high quality nonfiction material, writes Roy Kaufman of CCC.
While demand for data mining of scholarly content is mounting, lack of standardization of search technologies, interfaces and licensing terms hinders its use.
Digital rights are always changing. Andrew Wilkins reports on the Lessons Learned: Licensing Models for Digital Rights at The Frankfurt Book Fair
One of the key issues is whether the cost of licensing content is ultimately too expensive for individuals who want to publish digitally.
There’s an urgent need for publishers to update legacy rights management and content creation systems, according to speakers at BISG’s “Making Information Pay” conference. By Charlotte Abbott Though the idea of publishing as a data-driven industry may still be anathema to its old guard, the Book Industry Study Group’s 8th annual Making Information Pay conference hammered home once again that …
By Edward Nawotka “Copyright holders have the right to price and term the works that they have created, the works that they own. That’s a stake in the ground. I couldn’t do what I do for a living without believing that,” says Tracey Armstrong (pictured right), CEO of the Copyright Clearance Center, in a conversation earlier this week on the …