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ProQuest affiliate Bowker® is expanding the range of services available to users of MyIdentifiers.com by including a link to Digi-Rights® Direct, a patented suite of automated rights solutions and services for authors and publishers. This cloud-based service is designed to enable users to optimize their rights so that revenues are maximized and risks from copyright liability issues are minimized. The link to Digi-Rights Direct is part of Bowker’s larger program to identify high-quality providers of key services for authors and small publishers, connecting them through MyIdentifiers.com.
“Rights and permissions can be very confusing for any publisher and finding a quality resource to help navigate those waters can be a real challenge,” said Beat Barblan, Director of Identifier Services at Bowker. “We’re impressed by Digi-Rights’ straightforward approach and we’re delighted to include them among the services to which we connect our authors and publishers.”