Instant Rights Clearing Available for Thousands of Leading Scientific, Technical, Medical, and Scholarly Publications
DANVERS, MA., December 15, 2009—Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), a not-for-profit organization that is the world's leading provider of copyright licensing solutions, has announced that John Wiley & Sons has selected RightsLink as the online licensing solution for the global publisher's portfolio of top scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, encyclopedias, books and online products.
Wiley will add RightsLink to over 1,300 journals, by mid-November 2009. With RightsLink, users will be able to obtain permission to reproduce Wiley articles (in whole or part) directly from the article abstract online at Wiley InterScience. RightsLink will be added to over 7,500 online books and other online content during 2010.
Wiley publishes scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services; professional/trade books, subscription products, training materials, and online applications and Web sites; and educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners.Through Wiley InterScience, the company provides online access to a virtual library consisting of three million journal articles, 7,500 books, 100 major reference works, a dozen databases, and the Current Protocols laboratory manuals.
RightsLink supports publishers' online strategy by providing their customers with instant reprint and permission services, 24/7, worldwide. It helps generate new revenue, improve customer satisfaction, and provide publishers with valuable insight into customer buying behavior. RightsLink integrates seamlessly with online content wherever it resides: on a Web site, on an archive server or at a third-party aggregator. It automates the entire licensing process, from secure order processing and workflow management to real-time reporting and royalty payments while adapting to each publisher's unique licensing requirements and business processes.
"We're very excited to be featuring RightsLink as an integral part of our licensing services," said Kris Kliemann, VP and Director of Global Rights, John Wiley & Sons Inc. "It is important for our contributors and publishing partners to know that Wiley is providing a top class service to increase awareness and legal reuse of their published work. It is equally important to us that our customers can clear permission requests quickly, easily and securely directly from our website. RightsLink provides the functionality we need to achieve both by automating a wide range of content licensing options and ultimately increasing customer satisfaction."
"For over 200 years, Wiley has grown and evolved in order to meet the changing needs of its customers in the digital age," said Miles McNamee, VP, Licensing and Business Development, CCC. "We are honored that Wiley has selected RightsLink to help license its impressive collection of content."
About Copyright Clearance Center
Copyright Clearance Center Inc. is the world's leading provider of innovative licensing solutions for the seamless sharing of knowledge. CCC's licensing services, combined with its Web-based applications and tools, allow tens of millions of people worldwide in corporations, universities, law firms and government agencies to use and share published information with ease. Since its founding as a not-for-profit company in 1978, CCC has created and expanded the markets and systems that facilitate content reuse and the distribution of royalties to publishers and authors around the world. Visit www.copyright.com for more information.
Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has been a valued source of information and understanding for more than 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 400 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, and Peace.
Wiley's global headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada, and Australia. The Company's Web site can be accessed at www.wiley.com. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols JWa and JWb.
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