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 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,

In Pandemic, Libraries Cannot Pause For Long

The value of public libraries is rarely questioned in times of crisis, but this crisis is different because it strikes at the very foundation on which the modern public library rests.

Publishing & The Pandemic: The View from India and China

“One thing about Indians is that they really work well when it comes to adversity, and that has been the case even across the country when it comes to the crisis, and the way the crisis has been managed by the government,” says Vikas Gupta of Wiley India.

BISG Measures The Hurt in the Book Business

Symptoms publishers are suffering from the COVID-19 crisis incliude headaches over sinking revenues and lost orders and gut-wrenching pain from layoffs and canceled projects.

Ups & Downs For Publishers in Midst of Crisis

Book publishing has long been a collaborative business and that aspect of the industry will be needed more than ever now. Every segment will have to fight through the disruptions caused by this crisis.

The Fight Against COVID-19 Digs Into Drug Data

“There was a really important moment in my own battle against Castleman disease,” Dr. Fajgenbaum says. “I went from hoping that things would work out and hoping that someone else would figure out a drug, to wanting to turn my hope into action.”

“Emergency” Library “Outside Boundaries of Copyright”

“Your ‘library’ is operating outside the boundaries of the copyright law that Congress has enacted and alone has jurisdiction to amend,” Sen. Tillis tells National Emergency Library.

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.

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