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Permissions and Submissions

Submissions

Interested in submitting a book or proposal to Loyola Press? Read our submission guidelines


Requesting Permissions for Reprinting or Photocopying Loyola Press Material
Guidelines for Reprinting and Photocopying Material from the Loyola Press Web Site

Who can grant permission to reproduce copyrighted material?

Generally either the copyright holder or a party who has obtained an exclusive grant of rights from the copyright holder.

However, a copyright holder (typically, an author) who has granted exclusive rights to another (typically, a publisher) is no longer free to grant permission to third parties. That permission must come from the current holder of the exclusive rights. On the other hand, a publisher who has received only non-exclusive rights to publish material is not generally entitled to grant permission to others to reprint that material.

Clearly locating the correct permissions grantor is the first step in obtaining reprint permissions, and while many conditions affect who actually holds the right to grant reprint permission, here are some general tips on where to begin:

  • If the material is in print, start with the original publisher.
  • If the material is out of print, start with the copyright holder as stated in the copyright notice.
  • If the material is itself reprinted (as, say, an article from an anthology or quoted material in a body of text),start with the original source as credited in the copyright page, the acknowledgements, or footnotes and endnotes.


Note also, if the material is a translation, permission must be obtained for both the translation and the original text.

Should you determine that Loyola Press is the most likely permission grantor for the material you wish to use, please contact customerservice@loyolapress.com, providing the following information:

Reprints in commercial publications:

  • Your contact information—name, company, mailing address, and e-mail or phone number
  • Title, author, and copyright date of the source publication
  • Identification of the exact text to be reprinted (include page numbers)
  • Context in which the reprint will appear (such as manuscript pages)
  • Title of the publication in which the reprinted material will appear
  • Description of the publication
  • Name and address of the publisher
  • Date of publication
  • Initial print run of the publication
  • Length of the publication
  • Cover price of the publication
  • Media rights requested (print, electronic, etc.)
  • Language and territory rights requested

Reprints in non-commercial publications, such as church newsletters:

  • Your contact information—name, institution, mailing address, and e-mail or phone number
  • Title, author, and copyright date of the source publication
  • Identification of the exact text to be reprinted (include page numbers)
  • Description of the publication in which the reprinted material will appear
  • Name and address of the institution publishing and distributing the material
  • Date of distribution
  • Number of copies to be distributed
  • Media means of distribution (print, electronic, or both)
  • Language and territory rights requested (that is, in what language will the material appear and where will it be distributed)

Photocopying for classroom use:

  • Your contact information—name, institution, mailing address, and e-mail or phone number
  • Title, author, and copyright date of the source publication
  • Identification of the exact text to be reprinted (include page numbers)
  • Name and address of the institution using the material
  • Course name
  • Term
  • Number of copies to be distributed
  • Media means of distribution (print, electronic, or both)
  • Charge to students for material
  • Language and territory rights requested (that is, in what language will the material appear and where will it be distributed)

Reprints on a Web site:

  • Your contact information—name, institution, mailing address, and e-mail or phone number
  • Title, author, and copyright date of the source publication
  • Identification of the exact text to be reprinted (include page numbers)
  • Name of the Web site where the reprinted material will appear
  • Description of Web site
  • Date of posting
  • Duration of posting
  • Language rights requested

Foreign or Translation rights:


Please contact customerservice@loyolapress.com. Other rights:


Please contact customerservice@loyolapress.com.

Your requests will be answered as quickly as possible. Please allow 5-10 business days for an initial response.

Guidelines for Reprinting and Photocopying Material from the Loyola Press WebSite
If you wish to print the articles in full directly off of the Loyola Press Web site, you may do that without asking for permission provided that:

  • The only copyright claimant on the page you print is Loyola Press. (Occasionally we use content that is owned by others. We receive permission from the rights holder to reproduce that content, but we do not receive permission to allow others to reproduce it. Therefore, if there is an excerpt of, say, a story or poem that is copyrighted by someone other than Loyola Press, we cannot grant permission to you to print out that material and distribute it.)
  • The URL is clearly visible on whatever Loyola Press Web material you distribute so that recipients can navigate back to the source of the material.
  • You are distributing the materials for educational purposes in a non-for-profit venue.


However, if you want to reprint the content of our articles in, say, a church newsletter or some other publication of your own, then you need to request and receive permission from us. Please contact customerservice@loyolapress.com, providing the following information:

  • Your contact information—name, institution, mailing address, and e-mail or phone number
  • The title of the source article and its URL
  • Identification of the exact text you would like to reprint
  • A description of the type of publication in which it will appear (say, a church bulletin, school newsletter, etc.)
  • The date you will be distributing the publication
  • The number of copies you will be distributing
  • The media means of distribution (print, electronic, or both)


Your requests will be answered as quickly as possible. Please allow 5-10 business days for an initial response.