It is a topic at conferences, systems have been developed to support it and even new kinds of jobs are now dedicated to it. But why? Hasn’t the publishing industry always had to manage its rights? And aren’t rights fundamental to the very existence of publishers? By Clare Hodder.
When: Tuesday 28th February
Join our webinar to explore a new workflow tool, developed to streamline the use of licensed coursepacks in UK universities, the Digital Content Store (DCS). If you are signed up with PLS, you may receive revenues from the Higher Education Licence - £5.5m was distributed in 2016. Listen in to find out how the DCS further improves the licence offer, benefitting both universities and rightsholders.
Thousands of authors a year download free licenses for reuse of their own work in new publications, theses and dissertations, training and presentation materials. Now, two new transactional permissions services have been launched in UK and Australia, enabling authors to choose which service suits them best.
When: Monday 23rd January
Rights management is an underappreciated part of publishing, yet it provides a key framework for revenue generation. Effective rights management can help a business identify areas for product development and sales growth, and enhance a business when it comes to an exit strategy or M&A. Hosted by ALPSP.
Seminar Calendar: 2017
-Get an introduction into how collective licensing works and how you can maximise revenues
- Aimed at all those signed up with PLS
- Free of charge to attend
A podcast is available of this year’s The Markets Conference in Frankfurt, where PLS Chief Executive Sarah Faulder discussed the future of copyright on a panel of industry experts.
Date: 14-16 March 2017
Venue: London Olympia
Stand number: 2A23
Once again the team at PLS are pleased to have a presence at London Book Fair next year. In 2015/16, PLS distributed £35.2 million to publishers, and we would like to take this opportunity to discuss your account, and how we can help you get the most from collective licensing.
Join our webinar to explore a new workflow tool, developed to streamline the use of licensed coursepacks in UK universities, the Digital Content Store (DCS).
This consultation is for a new Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) enhanced Business Licence that allows licensees permission to republish up to five articles per year on a licensee’s website, for an increased licence fee. It will be of interest to magazine publishers who will be invited to opt in to the website republishing element of the licence.
Date: Thursday 10th November
Time: 2:30pm start till 3:30pm
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.