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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Authors Guild Statement Supports DOJ Antitrust Move

“The Authors Guild is thrilled the DOJ has taken on the case on behalf of authors,” notes PW’s Andrew Albanese. “But I think it is fair to say that Amazon remains in focus for many.”

Reckoning with Remote Research

Revealing insights on what pandemic lockdowns meant for drug researchers who also were caregivers.

DOJ Moves to Block PRH Acquisition of Rival S&S

“This acquisition would enable Penguin Random House, which is already the largest book publisher in the world, to exert outsized influence over which books are published in the United States and how much authors are paid for their work,

Rebuilding & Rethinking US Information Infrastructure

As Capitol Hill considers a multi-trillion-dollar infrastructure investment proposal from the Biden White House, Republicans and Democrats are arguing over more than the cost. What we mean by infrastructure has become a critical question.

Book Sales To Stay Strong Despite Supply Chain

Given continued reports of global supply chain problems, consumers are likely to start holiday shopping early.

A New Chapter for Open Access Publishing

As one of the world’s leading open access publishers, PLOS has led the way for two decades in developing business models that make even its most selective open access journals truly open to read and open to publish.

Investment Banker Tells Publishers Buyer Interest Is Strong

Investor interest in publishers is rising because publishers have a commodity that many businesses covet. “They have the content. They have the storytellers,” Robin Warner told Frankfurt Book Fair.

Publishing Takes On Climate Change

“Publishers across our sector must think about their responsibility for our collective environment,” says Michiel Kolman.

A Tale of Two Frankfurt Book Fairs

For Frankfurt Book Fair in 2021, programming stretches over two weeks and will be presented in two ways: online and at the Messe fairgrounds.

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