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Permissions at Palgrave Macmillan

The Palgrave Macmillan Rights Department handle permissions requests for re-use of content published by Palgrave Macmillan. The permissions department may be contacted at:

Requesting Permission

You can apply for permission to re-use Palgrave Macmillan material by clicking the button below and filling in the online request form which is most suitable for your request. Once you have submitted the form to us we will get back to you with a fee quotation. Upon confirmation of the quote we will then send you a license stating terms & conditions and an invoice. Please note invoice terms are 30 days.

Request to use an extract of Palgrave material in a new publication

Request use of Palgrave material in a Coursepack or Electronic Reserve

For Palgrave Authors

For information on Palgrave Author's retained rights policy click here.

For Information on our Self Archiving (Green Open Access) policy click here.


If you wish to request permission to use material from a book published under another Macmillan imprint please see below to view contact details for their rights departments.

Please note we process permissions for books and journals from the following imprints;

Palgrave Macmillan
British Film Institute
Macmillan Press
Macmillan Science
St Martins Press (Scholarly and Reference titles published prior to 2000 only)

Response Time

Please allow at least 4 weeks to obtain permission, however we always aim to reply more speedily.


Palgrave Macmillan usually charges for substantial re-use of its material, these charges will depend on how and where it is going to be used. Where permission is granted you will receive a letter of terms and conditions as well as an invoice for use of material. This should be paid promptly, failure to pay an invoice or delaying payment of an invoice will invalidate any permission granted, we will view re-use of material unders these circumstances as a breach of our intellectual property rights.

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