VG WORT Digital Copyright Licence

One License,
Millions of Publications

The German collecting society, VG WORT, and RightsDirect developed the VG WORT Digital Copyright Licence specifically for the needs of German companies and their worldwide subsidiaries. The licence includes digital rights from more than 400,000 rightsholders including world renowned publishers and covers millions of German and international publications. This licence covers employees globally, facilitating efficient collaboration while respecting the intellectual property of others.

  • Benefit from a consistent set of usage rights across all participating rightsholders
  • Enables employees in all your offices to collaborate using published content
  • Simplify copyright compliance for your organization
  • Reduce time spent pursuing permissions
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3 in 1

1. Share

Attach a PDF to an e-mail sent to a colleague

Post a relevant article about your company or product to the company intranet or an internal collaboration tool

Submit to government regulatory authorities

2. Store

Store to corporate-owned hard drives or corporate networks

Save for records, projects and/ or internal use product literature databases

3. Print

Print out material onto handouts or overhead slides for internal presentations

Getting a Licence is Easy

Businesses are fueled by information. In today’s global economy, organizations need to make it simple for employees to collaborate using digital content while managing copyright compliance. Clearing permissions on an individual basis from thousands of German and international rightsholders can prove quite challenging, especially for businesses with limited resources.

RightsDirect is committed to making copyright compliance easy. In line with this commitment, businesses can now purchase a VG WORT Digital Copyright Licence online.

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