Why is everyone talking about Rights Management?
21 December 2016

Why is everyone talking about Rights Management?

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.

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Webinar: Introducing the Digital Content Store
1 January 0001

Webinar: Introducing the Digital Content Store

When: Tuesday 28th February
Time: 11am-12pm

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.

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Enabling Author Choice: Transactional Permissions
12 December 2016

Enabling Author Choice: Transactional Permissions

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.

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Webinar: Effective Rights - Driving revenue and improving workflow
1 January 0001

Webinar: Effective Rights - Driving revenue and improving workflow

When: Monday 23rd January
Time: 3:00-4:00pm 
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.

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Introduction to Collective Licensing seminars
1 January 0001

Introduction to Collective Licensing seminars

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

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The Future of Copyright: PLS at The Markets conference 2016
15 November 2016

The Future of Copyright: PLS at The Markets conference 2016

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.

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London Book Fair 2017
1 January 0001

London Book Fair 2017

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.

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Video: Introducing the Digital Content Store
2 March 2017

Video: Introducing the Digital Content Store

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).

Listen in to webinar (30min).

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Consultation: New CLA Enhanced Business Licence incl. Website Republishing from 2017
13 October 2016

Consultation: New CLA Enhanced Business Licence incl. Website Republishing from 2017

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.

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Webinar: Practical tips - How to get permission to reuse content in your book
1 January 0001

Webinar: Practical tips - How to get permission to reuse content in your book

Date: Thursday 10th November
Time: 2:30pm start till 3:30pm
Cost: Free  

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.

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