American Institute of Physics Selects Rightslink as Online Licensing Solution
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MELVILLE, NY, February 15, 2005 – The American Institute of Physics (AIP) has implemented the Rightslink® licensing service to handle requests for permissions for reuse of AIP copyrighted material. Rightslink is a service of Copyright Clearance Center, Inc., a well-respected provider of copyright licensing and compliance solutions. AIP anticipates that Rightslink will enable users of its content to obtain copyright permissions easily and pay any related fees in a simple online process.
“Rightslink will provide users with a rapid process for obtaining permissions to reuse materials from AIP’s journals and those of the AVS – The Science and Technology Society and the Acoustical Society of America, all of which are hosted on AIP’s Scitation online platform,” said Martin Burke, AIP’s Publisher of Journals and Technical Publications. “It will make it easy for us to leverage the power of electronic networks to provide instant service on a 24/7 basis and make it faster and easier for customers to comply with copyright law.”
American Institute of Physics
The American Institute of Physics is a not-for-profit corporation chartered in 1931 to provide publishing and distribution services for scientific and technical societies. AIP is the publisher or co-publisher of 11 journals, three magazines and the AIP Conference Proceedings Series, many of which have the highest impact factors in their category. AIP’s online publishing platform, Scitation®, currently hosts 560,000 articles from 114 scholarly publications for 18 learned society publishers, in fields including physics, chemistry, geology, engineering, acoustics, and other sciences.
Copyright Clearance Center, Inc.
Copyright Clearance Center is the world’s premier provider of copyright licensing and compliance solutions for the information content industry. A trusted intermediary between copyright holders and content users, the company facilitates the exchange of reuse rights and royalties through a wide range of licensing services. Copyright Clearance Center manages the rights to millions of works and represents more than 9,600 publishers and hundreds of thousands of authors and other creators. The company’s streamlined, convenient compliance solutions enable more than 10,000 corporations and subsidiaries—including nearly all of the Fortune 100—and thousands of government agencies, law firms, document suppliers, libraries, academic institutions, copy shops and bookstores to respect the rights of copyright holders and lawfully reuse the copyright-protected information they need to drive their businesses. Founded in 1978, Copyright Clearance Center is headquartered in Danvers, Massachusetts. For more information, visit copyright.com.
For more information contact AIP’s intellectual property rights administrator, Susann Brailey (email@example.com).