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

Race and Racism in Academic Publishing: A Case Study from Elsevier – Part 1

In a two-part special program, Copyright Clearance Center and Elsevier explore how race and racism shape the academic knowledge system. This first segment considers the internal challenges facing publishers and editors – from policies around terminolog…

The Decade’s Top 100 Banned Books

According to ALA, 2019 saw an alarming uptick in challenged books that included or addressed LGBTQ+ content.

The Science of Storytelling

Seeing storytelling in 21st-century terms as a form of data collection

Bolton Book Court Fight Surprise

The National Security Council official who led prepublication review for John Bolton’s White House memoir has detailed a troubling chain of events that backed up his claims.

Diversifying Readership Through Open Access

Scholars and their publishers have in common the search for readers. In an information ecosystem inundated by books, journals and social media, readers, too, are always on the hunt for relevant and accessible publications.

Sargent Departure Shocks Macmillan

John Sargent is a very popular leader. He is approachable and down to earth, plainspoken.

Achieving an Equitable Transition to Open Access

A new white paper assesses the current level of uptake of open access publishing models in those countries and examines barriers to adoption of OA.

Best of BTB: In Pandemic, Healthy Leadership Needed

“Nobody was ready for [the pandemic]. It’s almost impossible to be ready for something of this nature. But if you have a really healthy organization, and you have caring leadership at the top, usually you get through it,” says Bill Baker,

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