Copyright Clearance Center Enables Publishers to Offer Physical Reprints and ePrints to Authors through its RightsLink® Open Access and Author Services Platform

Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a global licensing and content solutions organization and the leading commercial document delivery provider, now enables publishers to offer physical reprints and ePrints to their authors directly through its RightsLink® platform via a partnership with Sheridan, a leading provider of print, publishing services and technology solutions. The platform can support author reprints for any article the publisher chooses to make available.

RightsLink streamlines the entire author fee transaction for Open Access charges, page charges, color charges, and more, giving publishers an author-centric workflow powered by a robust pricing, discount and collections engine.

“We are excited about this joint offering with our long-time partner Sheridan,” said Jennifer Goodrich, Director of Product Management, CCC. “By seamlessly integrating the ability to order reprints into the author workflow, publishers can now expand their author services from pre-production through post-production offering a streamlined and consistent experience for their authors.”

“Sheridan’s ongoing relationship with CCC has been one of high value to our mutual customers,” said Paul Bozuwa, Sheridan Chief Sales Officer. “CCC is the gold-standard for copyright permissions, and now with this latest service, publishers will be assured that direct author requests for reprints and ePrints will be handled seamlessly and professionally.”

For over a decade, publishers of all sizes have depended on RightsLink’s powerful transactional service to facilitate permissions requests for copyrighted articles, images, mobile and new media content right from their websites.

About Copyright Clearance Center

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) is a global leader in content management, licensing, discovery and delivery solutions. Through its relationships with those who use and create content, CCC drives market-based solutions that fuel research, power publishing and respect copyright. With its subsidiaries RightsDirect and Ixxus, CCC provides solutions for millions of people from the world’s largest companies and academic institutions.

About Sheridan

Sheridan is a leading provider of print, publishing services and technology solutions to publishers, associations, university presses, and catalogers. With four U.S. based production facilities, each location has a market specialty that supports STM and commercial reprints, scholarly journals, magazines, catalogs, or books. http://www.sheridan.com/.