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The London Book Fair

The London Book Fair is the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital channels.

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ALPSP: Understanding Copyright

This course provides an essential introduction to copyright law and how it is used in practice. Delegates will gain an understanding of the legal publishing landscape, and be able to make sense of their own organization’s contracts and licences.

You will learn to: understand the principles of copyright and how it works in an international digital and print environment; ensure that the moral rights of creators are upheld; understand permission systems and best use of Reproduction Rights Organizations (RROs) and outsourcing; and understand the basics of online licensing in an open access or subscription-based environment.

This course is suitable for people starting out in a rights or licensing role or with one to two years’ publishing experience in editorial and production functions in large and small organizations.

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ALPSP: An Update On Access to Research

The Access to Research initiative gives public library users across the UK free access to over 15 million academic articles. Attend this webinar to find out how the initiative came about, what the implications are for existing publishing business models, and why it is important for publishers to continue to get involved to further expand public access to academic content.

The agenda will cover: background to Access to Research (what it is and how it works); the current picture (usage, titles, regions); publisher and librarian collaboration; a summary of the independent report into the service; and looking to the future.

This webinar is for anyone with responsibility for publishing strategy, open access, content distribution, rights and licensing including managers and directors in operations, global rights, legal affairs and publishing departments.

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Selling Rights

The latest edition of  Lynnete Owen’s ultimate guide to SELLING RIGHTS has just been published.  As you know, Lynnette is the Copyright Director of Pearson Education Ltd and has fully updated this edition to include changes in technology, sales, distribution and legislation, particularly in relation to web 2.0. You can purchase a copy here.

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