Tag Archives: Publishers

Welcome to the First Dewey B Strategic “Hits and Misses” Survey – What Did Legal Publishers Get Right/Wrong in 2018?

Today I am launching a new “Hits and Misses” survey which will replace the annual “Start Stop” Survey.  The new survey is more structured and should only take 5 to 7 minutes to complete. Please take a few minutes to … Continue reading

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Legally Speaking: Questioning A New Intellectual Property Right For Press Publishers

Pamela SamuelsonThis article will be forthcoming in the March 2019 issue of Communications of the ACM, a computing professionals journal. The editors of Communications of the ACM have given permission for it to be pre-published for the Kluwer Copyright Blog. … Continue reading

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Publishers Escalate Legal Battle Against ResearchGate

Inside Higher Education: American Chemical Society and Elsevier are again suing academic networking site ResearchGate in an attempt to stop it distributing copyrighted research papers. “ResearchGate, a popular for-profit academic social network that makes it easy to find and download … Continue reading

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From Food Safety News – New edition of ‘Poisoned’ by the prolific Jeff Benedict shipped by publishers

From Food Safety News: By Dan Flynn on September 24, 2018 A new edition of “Poisoned: The True Story of the Deadly E. Coli Outbreak That Changed the Way Americans Eat” by Jeff Benedict has been shipped to distributors by book publishers Thomson-Shore. … Continue reading

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Publishing Contracts: Where Lies the Danger for Indie Publishers?

When the owner of an independently operated publishing company wishes to cash out, they will need to establish the value of the business they have built.  The yardstick that will be used is based on cash flow, and, ultimately determined by the soundness of its … Continue reading

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