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Permissions and Subsidiary Rights for University of Michigan Press and
other Michigan Publishing Materials
Permission is required to reproduce copyright protected material from
Michigan Publishing and University of Michigan Press titles in
publications, coursepacks, electronic products, and any other media.
Please check the credit/acknowledgments page and apply to the
original source for permission to use the material. This applies to all
content including: text, photographs, charts, and illustrations.
If you wish to evaluate our titles for translation, please contact
the University of Chicago Press at email@example.com and they will
arrange to send a PDF for review purposes when available. The University
of Chicago Press also attends the following international book fairs and
acts as selling agent on the behalf of University of Michigan Press:
Frankfurt Book Fair, London Book Fair, Beijing Book Fair, and the
Guadalajara Book Fair.
To view University of Michigan Press’s latest international rights
catalog please visit the
University of Chicago Press International Rights catalog page.
Requesting Permission or Subsidiary Rights
Request Permissions and Rights from CCC
Permissions and Republication Subsidiary Rights for many of our
titles may be requested through the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) at
- To find the title easily on CCC please make sure to have the ISBN
(International Standard Book Number) of the title for which you are
requesting permissions or rights. Your request will usually be
automatically approved, otherwise you will receive a response to your
request after it is reviewed.
If a non-English Language Teaching title published by Michigan
Publishing or the University of Michigan Press is not in the CCC or if
the uses requested exceed the options CCC offers:
For English Language Teaching (ELT) Materials or Educational
Materials for English Language Teaching/English as a Second Language
For course materials, please fill out the original
permissions request form located here. For information on subrights
licensing and sales for future publications or other publishing
projects, please fill out our subrights licensing
form here. Or contact the ELT/ESL department directly by emailing:
For other rights requests:
For all other rights and permissions requests including those for
course materials, reprint requests, film and/or performance requests,
translation and/or foreign rights, and audio or other media rights,
please fill out our Google Form for Rights Requests.
Electronic File Requests for Persons with Print Disabilities
If you need an accessible electronic version of a book (excluding MICHIGAN ELT titles), you may access or request one through the following channels:
- Bookshare: Ebook library for individuals with reading barriers and institutions that serve them. Schools or individuals, inside or outside the US, can sign up for an account. Books are available in EPUB, DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System), BRF (Braille Refreshable Format), MP3, and DAISY Audio.
- RNIB Bookshare: RNIB Bookshare, run by the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), supports learners with a print disability to access the curriculum. Educational organizations within or outside the UK can join the service. Books are available in EPUB, DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System), BRF (Braille Refreshable Format), MP3, and DAISY Audio.
- BiblioVault: Scholarly e-book repository. Only disability service providers can sign up for an account. Books may be available in PDF or EPUB.
- AccessText Network: If you provide Disability Services for a post-secondary educational institution in the U.S. or Canada and need to obtain material for a student with a documented print disability, please place your request on the AccessText Network. If you are not yet a member of AccessText, please sign up for a free membership at www.accesstext.org. Books are available in PDF. English Language Teaching titles are not available through AccessText Network.
- Michigan Publishing: Organization committed to making its publications accessible to the broadest possible audience. Individuals and institutions may contact us directly. Books may be available in EPUB or PDF.
If you need an accessible electronic version of a MICHIGAN ELT title, you may access or request one through the following channel:
- Michigan ELT: Division supporting language learning and teaching. Requests for these titles should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and should include:
- Book title
- Course title
Please note that due to rights limitations on some content, all titles may not be available in PDF form and some conditions on use apply. We will respond within 48 hours to all requests.
Contacting an Author
For help contacting an author, email the Acquisitions Department at