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Emerald enhances Reprints Service with Copyright Clearance Center?s Rightslink®

 UNITED KINGDOM, July 2008 – Emerald Group Publishing Limited is pleased to announce that its reprints licensing service is now available through the Copyright Clearance Center’s Rightslink®. The enhancement offers a highly efficient real-time solution to Emerald content users wishing to reuse copyrighted material published in over 180 Emerald journals. 

This development also complements the permissions service which has been delivered through Rightslink® online ordering system since January 2008, enabling users to gain instant information and guide prices directly from the article abstract page.
Richard Hollingsworth, Emerald’s Chief Development Officer, says “Emerald is committed to continual improvement of standards in all aspects of its service levels.  By investing in the Rightslink® service we once again demonstrate our innovative approach, in line with industry best practice.”


Emerald highlights that, in line with its well-respected copyright policy, the Rightslink® service will continue to support authors who assign copyright to Emerald and will not affect authors’ rights to freely reproduce or republish their own work. It will, however, speed the process for authors seeking guidance about their distribution rights and enable them to benefit both from wider dissemination by ordering article reprints whilst retaining control of their work.

For more information about copyrights, read the Author’s Charter on: http://info.emeraldinsight.com/authors/writing/charter.htm


Dedicated account managers will continue to provide support in person where appropriate.  For any queries, please contact Emily Hall, Rights Manager, on ehall@emeraldinsight.com

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About CCC Rightslink®   www.copyright.com

Copyright Clearance Center, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary, creates 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 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. By offering rights to millions of the world's most sought-after publications, the company plays a major role in the global knowledge economy and encourages support for the principles of copyright. For more information please visit www.copyright.com

About Emerald



Emerald is a global publisher linking research and practice to the benefit of society. The company manages a portfolio of more than 290 journals and over 2,300 books and book series volumes. It also provides an extensive range of value-added products, resources and services to support its customers needs.

Emerald is a partner of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and works with Portico and the LOCKSS initiative for digital archive preservation. It also works in close collaboration with a number of organizations and associations worldwide.


Nicole Mountain
PR and Communities Manager
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Phone: +44 (0) 1274 515661
Email: nmountain@emeraldinsight.com