- BISAC Codes
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Through its Rights Committee, BISG develops, maintains and advocates for industry-wide best practices designed to support the standardized electronic transmission of a defined set of rights information between trading partners, now and in the future. The committee is chaired by Tricia McCraney of Virtusales.
The Rights committee meets regularly to:
Why work on Rights?
What can you expect from our work?
Publishing Rights: An Untapped Opportunity
Publishing Rights: An Untapped Opportunity is a report based on a survey created and analyzed by BISG’s Rights Committee. A few of the committee's key findings are:
Rights Vendor Grid
After the success of the Publishing Rights: An Untapped Opportunity, BISG released the Rights Vendor Grid. The first edition of BISG's Rights Service Providers Grid was released on September 8, 2017. It was the result of a rights vendor survey created by BISG's Rights Committee.
Past Rights Events
Earlier in 2017, BISG hosted Rights Across the Supply Chain, which was a half-day program and free to BISG members. We had two panels with rights managers and c-level executives.
Finding & Exploiting Opportunities in Rights Management
A panel, moderated by Bill Rosenblatt (GiantSteps Media), included Zachary Haynes (Oxford University Press) & Ken Brooks (Macmillan Learning).
Rights Management Success Stories
This panel, moderated by Tricia McCraney (Virtusales), included Paulette Goldeweber (John Wiley & Sons), Becky Hemperly (Candlewick Press), & Jeff Corrick (Penguin Random House).