Record turnout for Charles Clark Memorial Lecture
30 April 2014

Record turnout for Charles Clark Memorial Lecture

This year's Charles Clark Memorial Lecture, held at London Book Fair, welcomed a record attendance of over 180 people to Shira Perlmutter's lecture.

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Guide to Collective Licensing
3 February 2014

Guide to Collective Licensing

- Generating an increasingly important revenue stream
- Enabling seamless copyright compliance for licensees
- Strengthening and promoting copyright awareness

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Code of Conduct
3 February 2014

Code of Conduct

This Code of Conduct sets out the service levels Publishers can expect of the Publishers Licensing Society (PLS) in acting on their behalf in administering voluntary collective licensing of their published material.

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Annual Review Archive
1 January 0001

Annual Review Archive

- Annual Review 2014-2015 Read online or download PDF.

- Annual Review 2013-2014 Read online or download PDF.

- Annual Review 2012-2013 Read here.

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PLS Plus Winter 2013
3 February 2014

PLS Plus Winter 2013

- Copyright Hub: programme moves into year 2
- Latest copyright news
- Q&A: 5 minutes with deputy CEO Jonathan Griffin

 

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PLS Plus Summer 2014
3 February 2014

PLS Plus Summer 2014

- Would you like help managing permissions? We introduce our new service PLSclear
- Access to Research: A couple of months in, where are we now?
- Copyright update: Extended Collective Licensing; Orphan Works and more

 

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Introduction to Collective Licensing: Birmingham
1 January 0001

Introduction to Collective Licensing: Birmingham

Date: Wednesday 7th May 2014
Times: 1.30pm-4:30pm
Venue: Birmingham

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Access to Research initiative launches
3 February 2014

Access to Research initiative launches

Following a successful technical trial, the Access to Research initiative officially launched as a two year pilot on Monday 3rd February.

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Research quality in Higher Education assessed
7 March 2014

Research quality in Higher Education assessed

Findings impact future distribution of research funding

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Developments in Access To Research submitted to journal
14 March 2014

Developments in Access To Research submitted to journal

Sarah Faulder and Shinwha Cha from PLS have written a piece for the ALPSP Learned Publishing journal, looking at developments in the Access To Research two year pilot, which launched in February 2014.

The article, published in April 2014, describes the setting up of the project and the fi ndings from a three-month technical pilot. It then looks into how PLS are addressing the challenge of understanding how the public will make use of the system, and exploring how best to provide training and education for librarians and users.

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