Rights, Permissions, and Translations

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Reprints and reuse

For permission to reprint or reuse material from University of Massachusetts Press books, you may use the Permission Request Form; or send a detailed written request which includes the information on the form. Please note that our response time to each request depends upon the accuracy and completeness of the information provided.

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Illustrations and photographs

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Translations, foreign rights, and film rights

Inquiries about translation rights, foreign rights, and film rights should be directed to the Press director, Mary Dougherty, at [email protected] 

Resources and information about copyright and fair use

Permission FAQs: Author Responsibilities and Copyright Guidelines courtesy of the Association of University Presses (AUP)

Copyright Basics at Copyright Clearance Center

Fair Use at U.S. Copyright Office

Copyright and Fair Use at Stanford University Libraries