Permissions & Foreign Rights Request


All books, CDs, and DVDs published by Research Press are protected by copyright.

If you wish to reproduce material from a Research Press book, please first review the copyright page to confirm whether or not we have already granted permission to allow original purchasers to reproduce specific pages for noncommercial educational or clinical use, not to extend to reproduction by other parties.

Reproduction of Research Press material to fulfill requirements for an undergraduate, master’s, or doctoral degree is permitted with proper citation to the original source of the material as long as the work will not be republished or distributed for sale.

Some of the materials in our catalog and on our website are distributed items, to which we do not hold copyright. Permission to use material from these products should be addressed to the publisher/copyright holder. (Item numbers for distributed books all begin with the number “8”; Research Press materials are identified by other item numbers.)

For permission to reprint or use any of our material by academic institutions or commercial enterprises in photocopy format or on a protected intranet or extranet, please contact:

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Any other use of copyrighted material, commercial or noncommercial, must be approved by Research Press, in writing and in advance. To protect the intellectual property rights of our authors, a permissions fee may be required. We reserve the right to enforce our copyright if our materials are reproduced in any format or stored without our prior permission.

For all other permission requests, please contact Research Press:

Research Press
Attn: Permissions
P.O. Box 7886
Champaign, IL 61826

Fax: 217.352.1221 (Attn: Permissions)

When requesting permission to reproduce Research Press materials, please provide the following:

  • Name and contact information
  • Title and author(s) of the Research Press publication
  • Specific description of the material you wish to reproduce (chart, figure, table, form, quotation, etc.)
  • Page number(s) in the Research Press book where the information is found
  • Number of copies of the material you anticipate making
  • Title, author(s), publisher, date of publication, number of pages, and price of the work in which Research Press materials will be included

Foreign Rights

Research Press owns the worldwide enforcement rights on all of our books, CDs, and DVDs. No foreign entity has a right to translate or publish any of our books without entering into a contract with Research Press. This includes adaptations that substantially rely on the ideas in any of our materials.

Foreign publishers who wish to obtain rights to translate or adapt our material should first contact Research Press. You will be referred to our agent, Betty Anne Crawford, at Books Crossing Borders, Please provide her with your offer to publish a foreign translation or adaptation, including the following information:

  • Amount of advance in US dollars you are willing to pay against future royalties
  • Percentage of annual sales you will pay Research Press as royalty each year
  • Proposed term of years for the contract
  • Number of copies to be published
  • Any other business arrangements

Foreign entities who are not publishers but who wish to translate and use our materials without publication or distribution beyond their specific need should contact Research Press to enter into a permissions agreement. Please provide the following information:

  • Description of how our material will be used
  • Number of copies to be made
  • Acknowledgment of agreement to limit use to your specific project, without any other distribution or sale

Please contact Research Press with your request:

Research Press
Attn: Permissions
P.O. Box 7886
Champaign, IL 61826

Fax: 217.352.1221 (Attn: Permissions)

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