Copyright Clearance Center and R.R. Bowker Announce Copyright Integration Partnership
Copyright Clearance Center

Copyright Clearance Center and R.R. Bowker Announce Copyright Integration Partnership

Customers Can Receive Copyright Permissions from Ulrich’s Resource Link Resolver™, Books In Print® and Global Books In Print®

DANVERS, Mass., June 27, 2005—Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), the world's premier provider of copyright licensing and compliance solutions, and R.R. Bowker, a leading provider of bibliographic information, today announced a new partnership that integrates copyright permission into three of Bowker’s Web-based information services.

Books In Print, Global Books In Print, and Ulrich’s Resource Linker now allow librarians and staff to quickly and easily clear copyright permissions as they search for bibliographic information about specific books, journals and other copyrighted material. Customers simply select the “get permission” link featured on each of the three information services, and are taken to the appropriate permission service and search results page on User and bibliographic information is automatically transferred from Bowker applications to, eliminating the customer’s need to log in, re-enter information or conduct another title search.

“This partnership adds another level of convenience for our customers by putting permissions and related pricing and availability information right at their fingertips,” said Angela D’Agostino, vice president of business development and marketing at R.R. Bowker.

Tracey Armstrong, executive vice president at Copyright Clearance Center, said the relationship with R.R. Bowker is the latest in a series of initiatives designed to simplify the permission process. “Copyright integration streamlines workflow by connecting content users to copyright permissions within the information applications they use.”

About Copyright Clearance Center, Inc.

Copyright Clearance Center is the world’s premier provider of copyright licensing and compliance solutions for the information content industry. A trusted intermediary between copyright holders and content users, the company facilitates the exchange of reuse rights and royalties through a wide range of licensing services. Copyright Clearance Center manages the rights to millions of works and represents more than 9,600 publishers and hundreds of thousands of authors and other creators. The company’s streamlined, convenient compliance solutions enable more than 10,000 corporations and subsidiaries, including nearly all of the Fortune 100, and thousands of government agencies, law firms, document suppliers, libraries, academic institutions, copy shops and bookstores to respect the rights of copyright holders and lawfully reuse the copyright-protected information they need to drive their business. Founded in 1978, Copyright Clearance Center is headquartered in Danvers, Massachusetts. For more information, visit

About R.R. Bowker

Founded in 1872, Bowker is North America’s leading provider of bibliographic information, and is also the official agency for assigning ISBNs in the United States. Summary statistics for U.S. Book Production is available on BookWire, Bowker’s portal to the book trade, at The company’s flagship product, Books In Print®, is available on the Internet at, on CD-ROM and in hardbound print format. For more information, please visit or call 1-888-BOWKER2 (1-888-269-5372).

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