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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Big Year for Book Bans

ALA and PEN say most “book challenges” in 2022 involve LGBTQ+ authors and themes, or issues of race and social justice.

The New Hit Factory: Podcasts and Audiobooks

What creators, performers, and rights owners should know when it comes to developing content for audiobooks and podcasts.

HarperCollins Union Members On Strike

The union action has received support from Harper authors and from the stage at the recent National Book Awards.

Best of VOC: Making Libraries Welcoming Spaces

The university library holds first a central role as a study space. With enrollment increasingly diverse, librarians and administrators see responsibility for making that study space into a welcoming place, too.

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.

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