DBW’s Ted Hill on ‘Beyond the Book’

Beyond the Book, copyright clearance center, podcastBeyond the Book is a podcast hosted by Chris Kenneally of Copyright Clearance Center that explores issues facing the information content industry and helps creative professionals realize the full potential of their works, while encouraging respect for intellectual property and the principles of copyright.

In today’s episode, Kenneally speaks with Ted Hill, conference chair for the 2017 DBW Conference.

“Education and awareness are the keys to the effective adoption of new technologies and the emerging practices that support them,” Hill recently wrote, and those are the principles that have guided his thinking—and re-thinking—for the DBW agenda.

In addition to serving as chair of the 2017 Digital Book World Conference, Ted Hill is founder and president of THA Consulting. For more than 25 years, Ted has worked at the intersection of publishing and transformative technology with leading publishers as well as their technology partners. In addition, Ted served for 10 years on the Board of Directors of the Book Industry Study Group.

Click here to listen to the podcast.


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One thought on “DBW’s Ted Hill on ‘Beyond the Book’

  1. Michael W. Perry

    I’d love to see Chris Kenneally and the Copyright Clearance Center make it easier to include books in their service. Quite a few in the academic press publish through Lightning Source/Ingram. That makes sense. A few simple check boxes when uploading a book’s files to Lightning gives them worldwide printing and distribution.

    Why not do the same with CCC’s services? Lightning gets a book’s interior content with the upload. CCC could easily acquire that content and offer it for sale to schools and others. No mess and no bother. Just a simple check box.

    If you want people to do something, make it as easy as the technology permits.

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