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 CCC

A pioneer in voluntary collective licensing, CCC (Copyright Clearance Center) helps organizations integrate, access, and share information through licensing, content, software, and professional services. With expertise in copyright and information management, CCC and its subsidiary RightsDirect collaborate with stakeholders to design and deliver innovative information solutions that power decision-making by helping people integrate and navigate data sources and content assets.

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/.