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June 29, 2010

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Copyright Clearance Center Signs Sales Representative Agreement with Reprints Desk for Rights Management Tool 'Rightsphere'

Danvers, Mass., June 29, 2010 – Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), a not-for-profit organization that is the world's leading provider of copyright licensing solutions, has announced a sales representative agreement with Reprints Desk, wherein Reprints Desk will serve as an authorized sales representative for Rightsphere, the only CCC-validated rights management tool for accessing current and complete CCC license data and re-use permissions. 

Joint CCC-Reprints Desk customers will be provided with additional customization and workflow integration options, saving them money and simplifying copyright compliance with respect to their re-use of licensed content. The agreement also helps simplify compliance for customers’ knowledge workers by integrating robust rights management capabilities into information retrieval workflows. 

“In an effort to better serve our customers’ needs, CCC has chosen to expand our relationship with Reprints Desk by making them an authorized sales representative,” said CCC VP for licensing and business development Miles McNamee. “We see this as a bold step forward for both companies in our relationship as we continue to grow globally and meet the content sharing needs of customers.” 

“Integrating CCC-validated rights management information into hundreds of thousands of annual article deliveries will enable workers to more easily share content in copyright-compliant ways,” said Peter Derycz, CEO Reprints Desk. “Reprints Desk customers will gain the assurance that their access and use of articles is in full compliance with copyright law.”

 

ABOUT COPYRIGHT CLEARANCE CENTER

Copyright Clearance Center Inc. is the world’s leading provider of innovative licensing solutions for the seamless sharing of knowledge. CCC's licensing services, combined with its Web-based applications and tools, allow tens of millions of people worldwide in corporations, universities, law firms and government agencies to use and share published information with ease. Since its founding as a not-for-profit company in 1978, CCC has created and expanded the markets and systems that facilitate content reuse and the distribution of royalties to publishers and authors around the world. Visit www.copyright.com for more information.

ABOUT REPRINTS DESK

Reprints Desk, Inc. is a business software and information company that simplifies how research-intensive companies and other organizations procure, manage and share content in compliance with copyright, Good Reprint Practices, and Good Promotional Practices. Reprints Desk solutions help customers effectively use peer-reviewed literature in research, regulatory submissions, education and product promotions. An authorized sales representative for Copyright Clearance Center’s rights management tool Rightsphere and a channel supplier for more than 100 scientific, technical, and medical (STM) publishers, Reprints Desk earned the #1 ranking in the 2008 Document Delivery Vendor Scorecard by Outsell, Inc., and currently serves companies in life sciences, energy, aerospace, industrial products, food and beverages, consumer packaged goods, information technology, legal, academia and government. Reprints Desk is a Derycz Scientific company. For more information about Reprints Desk, contact Ian Palmer at +1 (415) 533-8308.