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Reprint and permission requests for most UC Press journal content should be directed to Rightslink® (general use) or the Copyright Clearance Center (classroom use).


For journal content that is published and available online through UC Press, use Rightslink to reuse or republish journal content in:

  • Books, journals, newsletters, newspapers, brochures, and exhibition catalogs/li>
  • Secured websites
  • Other reprint reuses

For UC Press journal content that is not available online through UC Press, please contact Copyright Clearance Center directly.

How to use Rightslink:

  • Navigate to the article you are interested in reusing
  • Select the "Tools" link above the article
  • Select the "© Request Permissions" link that appears in the dropdown menu
  • Create a Rightslink account (a two-step process) if you haven't already
  • Select your reuse or reprint preferences
  • Accept the terms and conditions (one click)

Copyright Clearance Center

Use the Copyright Clearance Center for all rights and permissions requests for UC Press journal content not available online through UC Press and specifically for reusing journal content in:

  • Print or electronic course packets
  • Library E-reserves
  • Distance learning
  • Educational conference/workshop materials
  • Photocopies
  • Other classroom reuses


For translation requests, please email [email protected] and include any details that will help us facilitate your request (journal name, issue, article, etc.), as well as your contact information.


Web Use

For permission to request any University of California Press journal content to a web site, please email [email protected]. In addition to details about the content for which you are seeking permission (journal name, issue, article, etc.), please provide specifics about the web location (web address, estimated visitors, free or restricted access, etc.) and please provide your contact information.


Publication Dates Prior to 1964: Public Domain in Select Titles

For many of our journals, articles published before 1964 are in the public domain and may be copied or reprinted without permission from UC Press. These journals include:

  • Asian Survey
  • Current History
  • Film Quarterly (formerly Quarterly of Film, Radio and Television and Hollywood Quarterly)
  • Journal of the American Musicological Society (formerly Bulletin of the American Musicological Society)
  • Nineteenth-Century Literature (formerly Nineteenth-Century Fiction and The Trollopian)


While pre-1964 content within these titles may be copied and reprinted without permission, please be sure to reference the original citation in conjunction with republication.

Additionally, rights for Volumes 1–9 of Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences are handled by UC Berkeley’s Office for History of Science and Technology.

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