On each journal’s homepage, you may request permission by using the Copyright Clearance Center's RightsLink ® service.
To request permission using RightsLink , just follow a few simple steps:
1. Locate the Journal article that contains the content for which you are seeking permission at SAGE Journals Online. First, locate the Journal, and then using the table of contents, select the “Abstract” or “PDF” link for the article you are interested in.
2. Click the “Request Permissions” link to open RightsLink :
3. Create a RightsLink account (a two-step process) if you don't already have one.
4. Select the description of how you will be using the content.
5. Accept the terms and conditions of your permission grant (one click). You will receive an e-mail providing you with an order confirmation and license details.
If you have any questions regarding using the RightsLink service, please contact RightsLink Customer Support via phone (001) 877 622 5543 (toll free) or (001) 978 777 9929, or email RightsLink : firstname.lastname@example.org
If you can not find the article for which you are seeking permission on SAGE Journals Online, please follow the instructions below:
If you are not sure whether the journal you are requesting permission for is published by SAGE US or SAGE UK, please locate it on the list here.
For permission to reprint material from the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers please contact us directly at email@example.com
For permission to reprint material from Index on Censorship please contact Permissions at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For US Journals: Request permission from the Copyright Clearance Center at http://www.copyright.com. If you are still unable to secure permission after contacting the CCC, then please email us at email@example.com. Please be sure your email includes the name of the desired content for which you are seeking permission (including the Journal Volume and Issue number) & a description of the use. Your request will be handled as quickly as possible, usually within two weeks.
For UK Journals: Unless you are requesting classroom use (see below), please request permission by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure your email includes the name of the desired content for which you are seeking permission (including the Journal Volume and Issue number) & a description of the use. Your request will be handled as quickly as possible.
Use under the CLA licence (including classroom use)
SAGE authorises limited copying for most of its publications through the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA). You must have a licence with the CLA or your equivalent national blanket licensing authority for this copying and the amount of material copied must be restricted to the limits given within your licence. For uses that exceed those limits please use the links above.
For more information please see http://www.cla.co.uk/ or contact CLA directly:
Copyright Licensing Agency Ltd
6-10 Kirby St
London EC1N 8TS
Telephone: 020 7400 3100
Fax: 020 7400 3101
Requesting Permission for Images, Figures, or Tables
Before requesting permission for a table, figure or other illustration, please check the journal to be sure the image you wish to reproduce is not credited to another source. The citation may be listed under the figure or in a credit section of the publication. SAGE Publications, Ltd can only authorize permissions for material for which it holds or manages copyright. You will need to secure permission to use any material copyrighted to another source directly from the source cited.
Authors Re-using Their Own Work, please click here
Requests for Visually Impaired & Disabled Persons
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