2017 In Review: Publishers and Rights Holders

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2017 In Review: Publishers and Rights Holders

From shifting norms to major industry events, 2017 was a transformative year for the publishing industry. Catch up on the year’s trends with some of the most important and popular posts from the Velocity of Content blog.

From mandates to platforms: Have funders lost patience with publishers?

From mandates to platforms: Have funders lost patience with publishers?

Publishing platforms from The Wellcome Trust, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the European Commission alter Open Access.

How Can Publishers Reach STM Librarians?

Using Data Analytics to Drive Strategy in the Academic STM Library Space

Publishers depend on librarians for revenue and end users depend on librarians for access to content.

Seven Steps to Help Your Authors Through the APC Maze

Seven Steps to Help Your Authors Through the APC Maze

As Open Access has evolved, article processing charges (APCs) have become increasingly complex for authors to understand and manage.

Top Takeaways for Managing Your Open Access Program from Real-life OA Heroes

Top Takeaways for Managing Your Open Access Program from Real-life OA Heroes

Want to know how to make a success of your Open Access program? These tips will give you a head start.

The Winning Move for Open Access at London Book Fair 2017

The Winning Move for Open Access at London Book Fair 2017

The push is on for publishers, not only to drive out costs, but also to move toward automation and scalability.

Kurt Heisler

Author: Kurt Heisler

Kurt Heisler is Director of Business Development at CCC. He has been with CCC for over 8 years assisting global publishers in expanding their licensing and permission business. For the past three years he has focused on the Open Access aspect of the publishing business. Prior to CCC, he worked in silicon valley with internet start-ups, cable TV, video-on-demand and online gaming industries.
Christopher Kenneally

Author: Christopher Kenneally

Christopher Kenneally is responsible for organizing and hosting programs that address the business needs of authors and publishers of all backgrounds and sizes, including CCC’s weekly podcast series, “Beyond the Book.” He is author of “Massachusetts 101”, and his reporting has been featured in the New York Times, Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, The Independent, WBUR-FM, NPR, and WGBH-TV. 
David Nygren

Author: David Nygren

David Nygren is the incoming Senior Director, Marketing & Branding at the American Psychological Association, where he will lead the marketing team responsible for marketing, branding, public relations and partnerships for APA’s Office of Publications & Databases. He was previously Vice President, Research Insights at Wiley, leading the global insights team that informed decision-making in every facet of the organization via analytics, market research and strategic analysis. He is a graduate of Fordham University in New York City.
Suzanne Kavanagh

Author: Suzanne Kavanagh

Suzanne Kavanagh is a publishing consultant focusing on strategy, management, and marketing. She has nearly 25 years’ experience, most recently as Director of Marketing and Membership Services at ALPSP.

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