The Publishers Licensing Society (PLS) was named Innovator of the Year by the Stationers’ Company in their 2017 Innovation Excellence Awards after winning the award for the best Digital Technology Application.
“The judges were very impressed with PLS Permissions since it fills a major gap in the publishing market and represents a clever evolution of rights management into a field suggested by the Hargreaves Report."
Practical advice for getting permission to reuse quotes, illustrations and content extracts in your titles, quickly and easily. Make getting permission to reuse content quick and easy with our best practice tips.
Date: Thursday 22nd June
Time: 2:00pm start till 3:00pm
This webinar provides practical tips for getting permission to reuse quotes and extracts in your work. It is aimed at those who need to seek permission to reuse content, including authors, editorial staff and publishers.
Application deadline: 31 July 2017
An opportunity has arisen for a Director of Policy and Public Affairs to join the British Copyright Council on a part-time basis.
Date: Tuesday 27th June
Time: 1:00pm EDT (6pm BST), 30 mins
Find out how to increase the presence of your works and collect all the licensing revenues that may be due to you from UK copying of your titles.
We are delighted to announce that Tom West has been promoted as the first ever Chief Operating Officer at the Publishers Licensing Society. The role has been created as PLS expands its provision of digital services to publishers, most recently the new PLS Permissions offering PLSclear.
Application deadline: 2 June 2017
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Communications and Events Manager to join our team for a one year maternity contract, based in the heart of Central London. Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will have sole responsibility for delivering all aspects of PLS’s communications, in addition to organising PLS events and representing us at trade fairs.
The European Commission’s proposals have now transferred to the European Parliament for amendment and approval. Over the past few months several Committees of the European Parliament have been publishing draft opinions on the proposed directive.
The Higher Education and Research Bill aims to deliver wide-ranging changes to how university education is regulated in England and make it easier for new providers to start up and secure university status.
Authors receive monies via the Public Lending Right each time their work is lent by a public library. To date this had only been payable on physical book loans and electronic and audio book loans that take place on the library premises. An amendment to the Digital Economy Bill will extend this payment to electronic and audio books lent remotely.