Exercising Your Rights
Phone: (413) 536-5989
The Media Services Group Ltd.
Solutions: The Cat’s Pajamas, Élan Rights & Royalties, BookWorks (now Élan Book) and CISPub
Features: The Cat’s Pajamas is designed to help small- to medium-size publishers automate the application of different rates to different types of sales (foreign, domestic, high discount, book club, etc.), base rates on multiple-unit escalators, and calculate rates based on list or net price, a flat dollar-per-unit sold, or an adjusted net amount.
Élan Rights & Royalties combines the features of all MSGL’s rights and royalties products (BookWorks, CISPub and The Cat’s Pajamas) with enhancements for managing rights sales, royalties for fractional content sales (e.g., chapters or pieces of digital content), advanced contract templating, reserve for returns, multicurrency, cash and accrual accounting, unlimited escalation rules, sales-channel definitions, tracking of rights options through contracts, and receipts.
BookWorks/Élan Book is designed to manage rights and royalties contracts, with multi-contributor, complex escalation rules and multicontract management.
CISPub is designed for complete royalties management with integrated sales and accounting.
Publishing Customers Include: McFarland, Chelsea Green, Presbyterian Publishing House, Carus Publishing
Price: From $9,000 for The Cat’s Pajamas; from $25,000 (or $900/month to license the software) for Élan Rights and Royalties, and BookWorks/Élan Book; and from $25,000 for CISPub.
Phone: For The Cat’s Pajamas: (800) 827-2287. For other solutions: (877) 870-5800, ext. 102.
URL: www.TCPJ.com, www.MSGL.com, www.CISPub.com
Quality Solutions Inc.
Solution: QSI Contract Management Module
Features: The QSI Contract Management Module manages contract information, author information, territories, key dates, advance terms, royalty rates and sub-rights information. Contract information may be merged into legal documents, cash-flow reports, sub-rights deal sheets and more.
Publishing Customers Include: Not available.
Price: Not available for publication.
Phone: (800) 779-7345; (978) 465-7755
Real Software Systems
Features: Rights management and royalties accounting support for the media, entertainment and sciences industries. Features include: User-defined fields to track customer-specific information categories, user-defined royalty rules and terms, contract-management workflow, data-integration tools for integration to multiple upstream and downstream systems, and management information for content aggregators.
- Bradbury Phillips Intl. Ltd.
- Copyright Clearance Center
- CyberWolf Inc.
- Datasystem Solutions Inc.
- Elsevier Health Sciences
- Global Turnkey Systems
- IPRO Business Systems/iPub
- Klopotek North America Inc.
- Pearson Company
- Presbyterian Publishing
- Quality Solutions
- Ten Speed Press
- The Associated Press
- The Media Services Group Ltd.
- Time Inc.
- Trilogy Group Ltd.
- Tyndale House
- Vista International
- Wolters Kluwer