Derycz Scientific Subsidiary Signs Sales Representative Agreement With Copyright Clearance Center for Rights Management Tool 'Rightsphere'

Combined Solution Helps Research-Intensive Companies Manage Rights to Content

Jun 29, 2010, 08:30 ET from Derycz Scientific, Inc.

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Derycz Scientific, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DYSC), a company that is pioneering a fresh way of facilitating the flow of information from content publishers to enterprise customers and their constituents, today announced that its subsidiary Reprints Desk, a provider of easy and effective scientific literature licensing and re-use for life sciences customers, has entered into a sales representative agreement with Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), a not-for-profit organization that is the world's leading provider of copyright licensing solutions. Under the terms of the agreement, 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 Reprints Desk-CCC 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 of 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 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

About Derycz Scientific®

Derycz Scientific, Inc. (the "Company") develops companies, products, services and systems that facilitate the re-use of published content in a manner that helps organizations achieve their marketing, communication and research goals effectively and in compliance with copyright law and regulatory rules. Its subsidiary companies include Reprints Desk and Pools Press. Reprints Desk offers a one-stop solution for reprints, ePrints and single articles, and has delivered millions of articles worldwide. Reprint Desk is an innovator in content retrieval and ePrint delivery and its services are designed to help make effective use of published articles in a copyright-compliant manner. Pools Press has excelled in the reprint market for over 30 years. It provides professionally printed articles from medical and technical journals; prints booklets, catalogs, pamphlets, direct mail pieces, newsletters, and all business stationery; and works with publishers who wish to outsource a portion of or all of their reprints business. For more information, go to

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