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Academic Journal Permissions

There are two instant routes for clearing permissions to license content from a Taylor & Francis journal. Please select one of the two options listed below for requests concerning the use of material from a Taylor & Francis journal in English or another language for any of the following reasons:

  • Permission to use or republish texts, figures, tables, illustrations, or images from a Taylor & Francis journal. 
  • Taylor & Francis journal authors seeking permission to reuse their own material in another publication. 
  • Permission to use material from a Taylor & Francis journal in an academic dissertation or thesis
  • Academic institutions seeking permission to reuse Taylor & Francis journal content as course material.

Option A: Copyright Clearance Center​​​ RightsLink®

To request permissions via the Copyright Clearance Center​​​ RightsLink®, visit Taylor & Francis Online and navigate to the content you wish to request permissions for. Once you have located the desired journal, click the Reprint & Permissions tab and then the Request Academic Permissions button.

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Once you click the Request Academic Permissions button, RightsLink lets you obtain instant price quotes, place orders, and track your licensing activity in real time. You may find more in-depth details on requesting permissions via the Copyright Clearance Center's RightsLink® service here.

For questions about using RightsLink, please contact their Customer Care team via phone at 877-622-5543 (toll-free inside U.S. only) or 978-777-9929. You may also email them at [email protected].

Option B: PLS Clear

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Submit your request via PLSclear. Please click here to obtain permission.

For any assistance please visit the PLSclear Help page here.

While RightsLink® and PLSClear are the quickest and most efficient ways of securing permissions for Academic journal content, if you are unable to obtain permission via RightsLink® or PLSClear, you can contact T&F directly. However, please note that this process may take up to eight weeks

Simply visit Taylor & Francis Online and navigate to the content you wish to request permissions to republish. Once you have located the desired content, click on the Reprint & Permissions tab, and then click the Permissions form to clear Academic Permissions.

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For more information relating to journal content please visit the Taylor & Francis Online Help Center.

Still Have Questions?

For all questions relating to Taylor & Francis and Routledge journals, please contact the Permissions Team using the details below. 

Phone: + 44 208 052 0600  
Email: [email protected] 

Commercial Permissions for Journals

If you are seeking permission to use or republish a selection of text, figures, tables, illustrations, or images from a Taylor & Francis journal for commercial use (e.g., a commercial, pharmaceutical, or biotech product), we are happy to help.

Please note that permission is only granted once confirmed by a representative of Taylor & Francis. Use of any excerpt without permission being granted may be in breach of our terms and as a result we reserve the right to seek legal recourse.  

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How Do I Know if I Need Commercial Permission?

Commercial permission is required when an excerpt is being used for brand support or product promotion regarding a commercial, pharmaceutical or biotech compound or device. 

2. Once Permission for Commercial Re-Use Is Granted, How Can I Use the Excerpt?

You are permitted to use the materials in the following ways: 

  • Congress/Satellite event 
  • Standalone/Product launch meeting 
  • Product detailing/Diagnostic aid 
  • Core slide deck/Reference materials 
  • CME (Continuing Medical education) 
  • Plenary Event  
  • Advisory board/Steering group

If you do not see your intended use, please contact us directly for advice

3. How Long Do I Have Permission for Once Granted?

Standard licenses are valid for a year. Multi-year licenses can be requested up to 5 years. 

4. How Long Will It Take for Permission to Be Granted?

We aim to respond to all queries for permission within 48 hours.

5. How Do I Apply for a Reprint?

Please contact us at t&[email protected].