formed in 1978 to facilitate compliance with U.S. copyright law, the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) provides licensing systems for the reproduction and distribution of copyrighted materials in print and electronic formats.
The CCC does not make photocopies. It conveys limited rights to photocopy-users to make and distribute their own copies. The CCC's address is 222 Rosewood Dr., Danvers, MA 01923.
A copyright royalty clearinghouse that collects permission fees for the use of copyrighted works (primarily journal articles) on behalf of publishers and other copyright holders. CCC also offers blanket license agreements to for-profit and non-profit institutions for the use of copyrighted works.