Copibec now offers award-winning Get It Now

Montreal, March 9 2015 – Copibec is proud to announce it has expanded its partnership with Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), a global licensing and content solutions organization, to offer Quebec’s Cegeps and universities CCC’s award-winning Get It Now article delivery service.

Get It Now is a cost-effective solution that gives Cegeps and universities library patrons and staff instant access to valuable journal content from leading publishers directly on library websites. It increases operational efficiencies, streamlines article ordering and invoicing processes, and includes a comprehensive Librarian Dashboard to manage and track Get It Now article purchases and create real-time usage reports.

Get It Now has been adopted in the U.S. by nearly 300 institutions of higher education and provides access to millions of journal articles across disciplines from over 130 leading publishers from around the world.

“We’re pleased Copibec is now offering Get It Now to patrons of Quebec’s Cegeps and universities,” said Tim Bowen, Director, Academic Products and Services, CCC. “Get It Now will ensure unsubscribed journal content is available to students and staff when they need it, saving libraries time and money and improving customer satisfaction.”

“We believe this partnership with the CCC will allow Copibec to provide another solution to meet to cegeps’ and universities’ needs while making sure the rightsholders receive royalties for the use of their works,” said Hélène Messier, Copibec’s Executive Director.

For more information on Get It Now, contact Copibec’s Licensing services:
514 288-1664 / 1 800 717-2022

About CCC

A pioneer in voluntary collective licensing, CCC helps organizations integrate, access, and share information through licensing, content, software, and professional services. With expertise in copyright, information management, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, CCC and its subsidiary RightsDirect collaborate with stakeholders to design and deliver innovative information solutions that power decision-making by harnessing information from a wide variety of data sources and content assets.

About Copibec

The Société québécoise de gestion collective des droits de reproduction, commonly referred to as Copibec, is a not-for-profit collective that was founded in 1997 by Quebec authors and book publishers in the Union des écrivaines et écrivains québécois (UNEQ) and the Association nationale des éditeurs de livres (ANEL). Since then, Copibec’s membership has expanded to include various other organizations representing visual artists and newspaper and periodical authors and publishers.

Through licences with publishers from Quebec and bilateral agreements with other reproduction rights organizations, Copibec currently represents publishers from more than 30 countries around the world. It also manages more than 700 licences signed with users from different horizons.