The ultimate sources of both copyright as the basis of a group of businesses and of collective licensing of copyrights go back centuries and extend across oceans and continents.
It seems safe to forecast that there will be a lot to talk about this year when it comes to copyright and related developments, and that in this respect at least, 2021 will look a lot like previous years.
‘Publishing’ and ‘licensing’ are not separate concepts; publishing is a particular species of licensing, with its own increasingly varied industry practices that have evolved over time.
Learn the importance of licensing in relation to publishing, the origins of collective licensing as a business model, and how CCC was established to help licensees access high-value content while ensuring appropriate remuneration back to publishers and other rightsholders with our new ebook.
In the copyright industries of the 21st century, metadata are the grease required to make the engine of copyright run smoothly and powerfully for the benefit of creators, copyright industries and users alike.
As the global coronavirus pandemic holds the world in its grip, Book Bunk has continues to meet the challenge of engaging a new generation of Kenyan readers.
With Carla Hayden, the Librarian of Congress, saying that she would be appointing a new Register by the end of summer, and the application period having been closed for almost two months, the appointment of a new Register seems to be imminent.