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.


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In Arkansas and Michigan, Voters “Defund” Public Libraries

In the US election this month, books bans and public school teaching restrictions remained hot button issues, according to Andrew Albanese, Publishers Weekly senior writer.

Cader Unravels Judge Pan’s Ruling To Block PRH/S&S Merger

For a close reading of Judge Florence Pan’s ruling to block Penguin Random House’s proposed acquisition of Simon & Schuster, CCC’s Chris Kenneally spoke with Michael Cader of Publishers Lunch.

Judge Pan Releases Antitrust Publishing Case Opinion

With one especially dominant firm in the market, there would be fewer bidders for book rights with negative impact on negotiations for those rights.

Making E-Books Accessible

The trick to making ebooks accessible and even beautiful is to think of them as software, says Jens Tröger, Bookalope founder.

Court Block Penguin Random House Acquisition of Simon & Schuster

Upon review of the extensive record and careful consideration of the parties’ arguments’, the government successfully showed that the effect of the proposed merger, ‘may be to substantially to lessen competition’ in the market for the U.S.

Making College (Textbooks) Affordable

Publishers and universities are developing innovative business models for publishing and selling textbooks to help more students afford college in their chosen fields of study.

Downturn for Book Business?

Supply chain issues have troubled book publishers since the pandemic began over two and a half years ago. As 2022 nears its end, the logistics gremlins are dramatically showing up in the bottom line.

Data Quality Imperative

Data quality is fundamental in a data-driven decision-making world

A “Giddy Gratitude” at Frankfurt Book Fair

The world’s largest publishing conference returned to the famous Frankfurter Messe this week.

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