Beyond the Book

Beyond the Book is changing its name to the Velocity of Content podcast. Produced by Copyright Clearance Center, the global leader in content workflow and rights integration, the Velocity of Content podcast will explore issues facing the information content industry and help creative professionals realize the full potential of their works, while encouraging respect for intellectual property and the principles of copyright.


All Episodes

The Metadata Power Hour

“The consensus across the industry is that metadata is hard, and that is getting in the way of making real progress with these projects.”

Coronavirus “Infodemic” Has Something to Teach

A typical reaction to misinformation is to dismiss it or to wish it would disappear. But Anita Makri says we would be better served by examining it closely.

Book Sales Fall Sharply

Future book sales figures will likely fall further as Barnes & Noble also announced layoffs this week.

Ken Doctor Poses Life-or-death Questions For News Business

For those news organizations able to imagine life after COVID-19, long-term prospects are hampered by what Ken Doctor sees as a skills crisis.

Publishing & The Pandemic

We are recognizing, in new ways, how much of daily life that authors and publishers make possible and how much they make life under lockdown bearable.

Healthy Metadata and the EU Copyright Directive

Publishers must maintain clean, reliable metadata for their content, including about authors, institution, license types, and citations.

Juvenile Book Sales Spike in Coronavirus Crisis

“Does this mean we’ve found the floor here? Probably not – the response to this pandemic is still in its early days.”

Coronavirus & The Velocity of Content

Tracking the metrics of scientific innovation in the midst of a global pandemic

A Common Lot: Publishers & Researchers

Scholarly publishers have taken up a range of new approaches to strengthen relationships with researchers

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