Copyright Clearance Center Is Your Copyright Compliance
Copyright Clearance Center is the world's premier provider of
copyright licensing services and compliance solutions for the
information content industry. A not-for-profit organization, Copyright
Clearance Center was founded in 1978 to simplify and improve compliance
with U.S. copyright law. The organization is a trusted intermediary
between copyright holders and content users, facilitating the
exchange of reuse rights and royalties through a wide range of
licensing services. Copyright Clearance Center enables more than
10,000 corporations and academic institutions to lawfully reuse
the copyright-protected information they need.
Copyright Clearance Center represents more than 9,600 publishers
and hundreds of thousands of authors and other creators, directly
or through their representatives. Through Copyright Clearance Center,
content users can license the rights to hundreds of thousands of
scientific, technical and medical journals, newspapers, magazines
and more—including much of the world's most sought-after
content. Our streamlined compliance solutions provide a convenient
and efficient way to get permission to use the content your institution
requires, while complying with U.S. copyright law.
Copyright Clearance Center offers a wide range of compliance
solutions for content licensing in print or electronic formats,
in the U.S. and abroad. These solutions are designed to meet the
diverse needs of all content users in your academic environment.
Whether you are an academic librarian, faculty member or administrator,
bookstore manager or student, we have the compliance solution that
addresses your needs.
Copyright Clearance Center's "pay-per-use"
solutions let you get permission to lawfully use and share content
in paper and digital formats on an as-need basis, on or off campus.
These services include:
- Academic Permissions Service – When
distributing classroom handouts or producing printed course packs.
- Electronic Course Content Service –
When sharing content electronically, in e-reserves, e-coursepacks
- Transactional Reporting Service – When
using and sharing printed content, such as library reserves, interlibrary
loan and document delivery services.
- Digital Permission Service – When distributing
content in digital (electronic) formats, including e-mail and
posting content on your institution's Internet, intranet
or extranet sites.
- Republication Licensing Service – When
including a published article, book excerpt, etc. in your own
This Campus Guide to Copyright was compiled by Copyright
Clearance Center to improve and enhance copyright education and
awareness, and to support the copyright compliance initiatives
of academic institutions like yours.
To learn more about Copyright Clearance Center's compliance
solutions and to determine which compliance solution best meets
the needs of your institution, please contact Copyright Clearance
Center by phone at 978-750-8400, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.