Future-Proofed Contracts and Rights



Contracts and Rights for the Rapidly Changing Publishing Industry


Biblio’s Contracts and Rights module is extremely flexible enabling customers to cope with the advancement of digital technologies and commercial models that are emerging in the rapidly changing publishing landscape.

The Head Contracts and Rights module records and manages contracts, rights, royalty rules and formulae, advances and subsidiary rights information for any type of product whether physical or digital. Templates allow contracts to be created very quickly and subrights easily defined.

Reports include chasing overdue submissions, income due, overdue royalty statements, due contract dates and reversions, projected incomes and other reports for financial analysis.



Rights, Digital Rights and Subrights

The Biblio3 and BiblioLIVE Head Contract and Rights Module enables full rights recording and management for digital and physical titles including:
  • Holding acquired Rights and subrights
  • Management of interest and submissions
  • Automatic production of rights catalogue 
  • Reporting on all historical rights activity
  • Recording of Options and Licences - covering exclusive deals and warnings 
  • Item rights, income chasing and royalty statement processing
  • Full history of subright and permissions payments
  • Rights budgeting area enabling users to see real time income for rights sales
  • Forecasting of income figures 
  • Full permissions management
    







Reporting on Contractual and Rights Information

Reports can be run on the income due, overdue royalty statements, due contract dates and reversions, overdue submissions, projected incomes and other reports for financial analysis.

Users are also able to build their own reports to extract additional contractual and rights information and commonly used reports can be created as part of the implementation. 
    





Store Scanned Signed Contracts

Each contract can be scanned and stored against the Contract entity ensuring that easy access to the actual signed contract is available.