#ThinkClear detox: Frankfurt Book Fair
1 January 0001

#ThinkClear detox: Frankfurt Book Fair

Date: Thursday 20th October
Venue: Hall 6.0, stand D108
Time: 4.30 - 6.00pm

We’d be delighted if you would join us to celebrate the launch of PLS’ enhanced Permissions Management services. It’s a chance not only to clear your head with one of our invigorating, freshly made smoothies, but to network… and in case you were wondering, we do offer a Retox option as well.

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PLS Open Meeting 2017
1 January 0001

PLS Open Meeting 2017

Date: Thursday 6 July, 2017
Venue: The Hall, The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn, 8 South Square
Time: 2:00pm for a 2:30pm start; ending with a drinks reception from 5:30pm

We are delighted to be hosting the PLS Annual Open Meeting for 2017 again at The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn. The event is open to all publishers signed up with PLS, and all those in related industries.

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Video: Anti-Piracy ABC
19 September 2016

Video: Anti-Piracy ABC

*Exclusive to PLS members!* Tune in to a recording of our Anti-Piracy ABC webinar, hosted with Claire Anker, Digital Infringement Manager at the Publishers Association.

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WIPO Training course 2016
17 October 2016

WIPO Training course 2016

Date: 17th - 28th October 2016
Where: London

PLS are pleased to be sponsoring and participating in the 24th Annual Advanced Level Training Course in Copyright and Related Rights. The course, organised jointly by the British Copyright Council (BCC) and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), together with the UK Intellectual Property Office, gives attendees a thorough overview of the copyright and related rights landscape from a UK perspective.

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7 impacts of poor rights management — and 7 ways to fix it
1 August 2016

7 impacts of poor rights management — and 7 ways to fix it

Looking after the rights you own can be a complex job. But as a ‘Futureproofing’ session at PLS’ Open Meeting made clear, good rights management is essential in modern publishing. By Tom Holman, the Independent Publishers Guild.

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Policy Update 2016: Threats and Opportunities
1 August 2016

Policy Update 2016: Threats and Opportunities

Brexit, upheaval in education and challenges to copyright are all contributing to a mood of flux in publishing and licensing, a panel session at the PLS Annual Open Meeting revealed—but of opportunity, too. By Tom Holman, the Independent Publishers Guild.

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Top 10 Takeaways from the PLS Annual Open Meeting
1 August 2016

Top 10 Takeaways from the PLS Annual Open Meeting

What we learned at the PLS Open Meeting: PLS and publishers will cope with Brexit; £35.2m distributable to publishers in the last year from collective licensing; permissions are getting easier; and much more. By Tom Holman, the Independent Publishers Guild.

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Access to Research: How UK public libraries are offering access to over 15 million articles for free
1 July 2016

Access to Research: How UK public libraries are offering access to over 15 million articles for free

In his newest article for Interlending and Document Supply, Jonathan Griffin describes the collaboration between publishers and librarians that lies behind the success of Access to Research.

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Online piracy tackled with new PLS-PA partnership
14 June 2016

Online piracy tackled with new PLS-PA partnership

Online piracy remains a very real threat to publishers’ business models, and it can be difficult to track and eradicate. All publishers signed up with PLS can now tackle online piracy through an exclusive promotion that gives 25% off the Publishers Associations’ leading industry copyright infringement tool.

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Video: Where does the money come from?
15 June 2016

Video: Where does the money come from?

Pam Singh, Data & Distributions Manager at PLS, explains your income from PLS by answering the top frequently asked questions.

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