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Permission Requests

Written permission is required to reproduce material from Johns Hopkins University Press publications in other publications, coursepacks, electronic products, or other media.

Print Disability Policy

If you have an alternative format request for a student with a documented disability, please fax your request to 410-516-6968. Please confirm that you have purchased a copy of the book. We will make every effort to provide electronic files if they are available or a copy of the book if it is available for you to convert into the format you need. If we do not have files or copies of the book, we will give you permission to convert the book you purchased into the required format.

Reprint Request Form

If you are requesting permission to reprint or otherwise reproduce material from a Johns Hopkins University Press book or journal, please submit your request directly to the Press using the Reprint Request Form.

Before you submit a permission request, please be sure the material you are requesting belongs to The Johns Hopkins University Press, and is not credited to another source. Credit lines can be found in the footnotes, endnotes, acknowledgments, captions, or on the copyright page. If the material is credited to another source, direct your request to that other party and not to the Press.

Please be aware that other departments at the University publish their own material. For permission, contact those departments directly.


  • You may fill in the Reprint Request Form and submit it electronically, or print it out and fax or mail it to the Rights and Permissions Department.
  • Permission is granted on a non-exclusive, one-time-use only basis.
  • Please allow the Press 30 business days to process your request.
  • Please do not call or email to follow up unless it has been more than 30 business days since you submitted your request.
  • Please provide all information requested on the Reprint Request Form.
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Information about The Johns Hopkins University Press publication:
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(Ex: X-X; X-X, X-X, etc.)


Information about your forthcoming work:

(We will not grant permission until you have a publisher)
Print Run:
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If a fee has been assessed for use of Johns Hopkins University Press material, full payment is due on or before publication or use.

Payment may be made via check or credit card. Checks should be made payable to "The Johns Hopkins University Press" and sent to the address listed under Contact Information. Credit card information should be forwarded to the Rights and Permissions Department.

A copy of the permission agreement/invoice must accompany all payments.

Contact Information


Fax: (410) 516-6146

The Johns Hopkins University Press
Attn: Rights and Permissions Department
2715 North Charles Street
Baltimore MD 21218-4363

Academic Course Use

The Johns Hopkins University Press refers all academic course requests to the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) for processing.

Follow this link to CCC:
Request Permission to Reuse Content

Or send your request to:
Copyright Clearance Center
222 Rosewood Drive
Danvers MA 01923
Phone: (978) 750-8400
Fax: (978) 750-4470

Your request should include:
  • Professor/instructor name
  • Institution
  • Department
  • Course name and number
  • Semester
  • Expected enrollment
  • Books: author/editor, title, page numbers
  • Journals: journal, volume number, issue number, author, article title, page numbers