Rights & Permissions

If you would like to reuse material from Elgar publications please follow the instructions on this page. Please click on the applicable link:


Copyright Permissions

We are pleased to offer the following reproduction options via the Copyright Clearance Center:

  • Reuse in electronic course materials.
  • Reuse in print course materials.
  • Delivery via Interlibrary Loan.
  • Photocopy for General Business or Academic Use.
  • Share content electronically.

Please visit www.copyright.com, or send your copyright permission request to:

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If you have any questions about the above, please contact Katy Wight: kwight@e-elgar.com. Katy is based in our Northampton, MA, USA office.

If you wish to reproduce an Elgar chapter, excerpt, figure or table in a forthcoming book or journal, please contact Chris Berry: chris@e-elgar.co.uk. Chris is based in our Cheltenham, UK office.

In order to ensure your query is dealt with as quickly as possible please provide the following information:

  • The full citation of the material you would like to reuse, including the title, chapter number (if applicable) and page reference(s).
  • The publisher, title, editor(s) and anticipated publication date of the new work.

If you wish to reuse a chapter, article, figure or table from an Elgar publication, and it is your own work, you may do so without contacting us for the following purposes:

  • Inclusion in an edited book of which you are the sole editor or a co-editor.
  • Inclusion in an edited collection consisting entirely of your own work (though some chapters / articles in the collection may involve co-editors).
  • Inclusion in your personal teaching, including use in course packs.

We grant this permission free of charge subject to the following conditions:

  • You must observe an embargo period of six months from our own publication date before publishing the material.
  • You may not use more than one chapter from any book, or journal article from a single issue. If you would like to use two or more pieces, please contact us directly.
  • You must make full acknowledgement to the original source of the material, including authors, editors and publisher.
  • You must obtain the permission of any co-authors or co-editors.
  • You must ensure that the permission does not cover any part of the material which is attributed to another source from whom you would have to obtain separate permission.
  • You must ensure that access to the material is password protected as appropriate.

Translation Rights

To enquire about translation rights for Elgar books please contact Karen Plowman: karen@e-elgar.co.uk. Karen is based in our Cheltenham, UK office.

Please note that our Research Collection titles, which reproduce previously published journal articles and book chapters, are not available for translation.

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Self-Archiving and Personal Use

The following policy applies if you would like to upload a chapter or chapters to your personal website, a not-for-profit subject repository or a University (of which you or the person you are representing is a faculty member) institutional repository.

The policy applies to material included in:

  • Scholarly research monographs.
  • Research Handbooks.

These books are published under our standard terms, and thus any reuse under this policy is governed by the usual copyright restrictions.

The policy does not apply to material included in:

  • Textbooks.
  • Books published primarily for teaching use.
  • Titles published for the commercial legal market.
  • Reference works such as encyclopaedia, dictionaries or commentaries.

 

Prior to Publication

Once your work has been accepted for publication it can be posted to your personal website, a not-for-profit subject repository or a University (of which you or the person you are representing is a faculty member) institutional repository.

We grant this permission free of charge, subject to the following conditions:

  • You must ensure that anything posted is the original submitted version, before any editing by or on behalf of Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
  • The chapter / article must immediately be taken down upon publication of the book.
  • You may not upload more than one chapter from any book, or journal article from a single issue. If you would like to upload two or more pieces, please contact us directly.
  • If the material is downloadable, you must ensure that the following text is prominently displayed upon it: This is a draft chapter / article that has been accepted for publication by Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd in the forthcoming book [insert book title] edited by [insert editor(s) or author(s)] and is due to be published in 20xx.

 

After Publication

Upon publication you may post your work to your personal website, a not-for-profit subject repository or a University (of which you or the person you are representing is a faculty member) institutional repository. This includes repositories that operate an Open Access policy.

We grant this permission free of charge, subject to the following conditions:

  • You must observe an embargo period of six months from our own publication date before posting the material.
  • You may not upload more than one chapter from any book, or journal article from a single issue. If you would like to upload two or more pieces, please contact us directly.
  • You must ensure that anything posted is the original submitted version, before any editing by or on behalf of Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
  • You must make full acknowledgement to the original source of the material, including authors, editors and publisher.
  • You must obtain the permission of any co-authors or co-editors.
  • You must ensure that access to the material is password protected as appropriate. NB: If your repository is Open Access, this does not apply.
  • If the material is downloadable you must ensure that the following text is prominently displayed upon it: This is a draft chapter / article. The final version is available in [insert book title] edited by [insert editor(s) or author(s)], published in 20xx by Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. The material cannot be used for any other purpose without further permission of the publisher, and is for private use only.

Finally, we would appreciate it if a link to the final online version of the chapter / article on our electronic content platform, Elgaronline, could be provided. In the case of uploads to SSRN, the link should be embedded into the first page of the document itself.


Use in PhD Theses

You may include a figure, chapter or article in your PhD thesis.

We grant these permissions free of charge, subject to the following conditions:

  • You must observe an embargo period of six months from our own publication date before publishing the material.
  • You may not use more than one chapter from any book, or journal article from a single issue. If you would like to use two or more pieces, please contact us directly.
  • You must ensure that anything posted is the original submitted version, before any editing by or on behalf of Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
  • You must make full acknowledgement to the original source of the material, including authors, editors and publisher.
  • You must obtain the permission of any co-authors or co-editors.
  • This permission does not cover any part of the material which is attributed to another source from whom you would have to obtain separate permission.
  • You must ensure that access to the material is password protected as appropriate.
  • If the material is downloadable you must ensure that the following text is prominently displayed upon it: The final version of this text is available in [insert book title] edited by [insert editor(s) or author(s)], published in 20xx by Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. The material cannot be used for any other purpose without further permission of the publisher, and is for private use only.

Finally, we would appreciate it if a link to the final online version of the chapter / article on our electronic content platform, Elgaronline, could be provided. In the case of uploads to SSRN, the link should be embedded into the first page of the document itself.