Copyright Clearance Center Partners with the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers (STM)
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Copyright Clearance Center Partners with the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers (STM)


International Trade Association Offers Publishers a New Way to Earn Valuable Licensing Revenue from Their Online Content Using CCC’s RightsLink®


Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a not-for-profit organization and leading provider of licensing solutions, announced a referral partnership with the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers (STM) in which STM members can earn revenue from their online content using RightsLink, CCC’s point-of-content licensing solution service, at a discounted rate.


RightsLink helps publishers drive revenue by providing online reprint and permission clearance. The service helps generate new revenue, improves customer satisfaction and provides publishers with valuable insight into customer buying behavior. RightsLink integrates seamlessly with any type of online content, wherever it resides: on a website, within a mobile application, on an archive server or at a third-party aggregator. The service 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.


“With more than thirty years of experience brokering content for major publishers around the world, CCC has incorporated best practices in rights licensing into RightsLink,” said Diane Pierson, Vice President, Marketing, Copyright Clearance Center. “We’ve lowered the barriers to market entry for publishers new to licensing their content online.”


“STM recognizes that, in these challenging economic times, our members can greatly benefit from this revenue-generating solution,” said Michael Mabe, STM CEO. “CCC has made it easier for STM member publishers of all sizes to implement RightsLink and license their content.”


About Copyright Clearance Center, Inc.
Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), the rights licensing experts, is a global rights broker for the world’s most sought after materials, including in- and out-of-print books, journals, newspapers, magazines, images, blogs and ebooks. Founded in 1978 as a not-for-profit organization, CCC provides smart solutions that simplify the licensing of content that lets businesses and academic institutions quickly get permission to use copyright-protected materials, while compensating publishers and content creators for the use of their works. For more information, visit www.copyright.com.


About STM
STM is the leading trade organization for academic and professional publishers. It has over 110 members in 21 countries who each year collectively publish nearly 66% of all journal articles and tens of thousands of monographs and reference works. STM members include learned societies, university presses, private companies, new starts and established players. For more information, visit www.stm-assoc.org.