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Check Permissions

Find out what can be copied, shared or re-used under your licence.

International Territories 

International repertoire exchange agreements with other countries permit UK licensees to copy legally from foreign magazines, books, journals and digital publications.

Current international agreements permit CLA licensees to photocopy titles published in the territories listed below. Several of these territories also extend rights for scanning and for the reuse of digital publications, including some websites, depending on the type of licence you hold.

In addition, certain publishers have instructed us directly that their titles should be covered by CLA licences whatever their country of publication.

A list of those publishers and imprints whose works can be copied whatever their country of publication can be viewed below:

  • 3BL Media LLC
  • ABC CLIO LLC
  • Adweek LLC
  • ALM Media LLC
  • Bentham Science Publishers
  • Berghahn Books
  • Bloomsbury Academic and Professional
  • Bloomsbury Adult Publishing
  • Bloomsbury Children’s and Educational
  • Bloomsbury Information Limited
  • Boxer Books Limited
  • Brookings Institution Press
  • BRILL
  • Business Valuation Resources Inc
  • Cambridge University Press
  • Catholic University of America Press
  • Cengage Learning EMEA Limited
  • Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Cornell University Press
  • Culture Crossings
  • DC Books Canada
  • Elsevier
  • Editions Rodopi 
  • Equestrian Living Magazine
  • Fordham University Press
  • Georg Thieme Verlag KG     
  • HarperCollins     
  • Harvard University Press
  • International Baccalaureate Publishing Limited
  • Island Press
  • John Wiley & Sons Limited
  • Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy
  • Kluwer Academic Publishers
  • Koninklijke Brill NV    
  • Leckie and Leckie     
  • Libertas Academica Limited
  • Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Linux New Media USA LLC
  • Little Brown Book Group
  • Lonely Planet Publications Limited
  • Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc    
  • McGill Queens University Press
  • Medknow Publications and Media Pvt Limited
  • MIT Press
  • M H Gill and Company
  • Northstar Travel Media LLC
  • NYU Press
  • Oxford University Press
  • Pennsylvania State University Press
  • Peter Lang AG    
  • Poolbeg Press Limited
  • Routledge
  • Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group Inc.
  • Rutgers University Press
  • Sea Breezes Publications Limited
  • SeeNews EOOD
  • Side FX Partners LLC
  • Source Media LLC
  • Springer
  • Stanford University Press
  • Stephane Derone t/a Linguascope
  • Taylor and Francis Group LLC (Books) US  ( for all titles outside the UK only)
  • Taylor & Francis (Journals) Limited
  • Temple University Press
  • Thieme Medical Publishers Inc
  • Trans Tech Publications Inc
  • University of Arkansas Press
  • University of California Press
  • University of Illinois Press 
  • University of Michigan Press
  • University of Nebraska Press
  • University of Wisconsin Press
  • University of the West Indies Press
  • University Press of Colorado
  • University Press of Florida    
  • Usborne
  • Verso
  • Walter De Gruyter GmbH  
  • Water Environment Federation
  • Watt Global Media  
  • Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Company
  • Wolters Kluwer Health (P&E) Limited
  • Yale University Press

For any other published title, please use the table below to check what type of copying is included for each territory and follow the links to see any specific inclusions or exclusions for each country.

The easiest way to check what publications can be copied under your CLA licence is to use our Check Permissions tool.