No matter how big or small your engineering firm is, your employees need to share copyright-protected information daily, like industry articles and standards. Why then is it so time-consuming, costly, and risky?
Your firm likely maintains a series of content subscriptions with standards organizations, as well as journal and newspaper publishers. They are a huge help in making sure that you and your firm’s employees have the information to thoroughly evaluate projects, win business, and establish credible solutions. They also help in establishing your firm as a leader in operating ethically and responsibly.
But each of these licensing agreements has its own set of content permissions. That means having to check them each time before sharing published content to ensure it’s being done legally. Even if someone on your team is designated to do exactly this, it can still mean delays in getting back to a customer or even having to pay more to use the content you need to get the job done. We all know when a customer is waiting, time is of the essence.
This can lead to cutting corners and questioning if taking the time-consuming and costly steps to do the right thing is the best way to go about managing your business.
There is a better way.
The Access for Business annual copyright licence’s pre-cleared and consistent reuse rights removes the guesswork from administering your firm’s content subscriptions and publisher agreements. Your employees and business consultants can focus on what they do best. Your firm can easily comply with copyright law without losing precious hours trying to navigate clearing permission to use or unnecessarily repurchasing the documents you need. Through the licence’s affordable royalty, which is redistributed to creators and publishers, your firm will support Canada’s creative and research community,
Meet your engineering firm’s content reuse needs legally with one of our subscriptions. For additional information about how we can ensure your organization complies with copyright law, contact us today.