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Process for Requesting Permission

Sage Publishing has partnered with the Copyright Clearance Center for the administration of requests for permission to re-use and/or photocopy Sage content. In most cases, requests made through the Copyright Clearance Center can be processed immediately. To request permission through the Copyright Clearance Center, please visit Please see further instructions below.

Tips for a Successful Permissions Request

  • Ensure the content you want to re-use is not credited to another source. Sage can only grant permission for our own, original content, and any third-party material included within our publications is not included in any permission granted by Sage.
  • Include as much identifying information as possible for the Sage content you want to re-use, including the ISBN, title, author(s) and page or chapter numbers.
  • Describe the way you wish to re-use the content and what rights you require, including languages, formats, territories and the expected print run/number of readers.
  • Please allow sufficient time for processing your request. If your request cannot be immediately approved via, depending on the nature of your request and content requested, it may take up to four weeks to process your permission request.

How to Use the CCC's Marketplace Service®


1. Search for the Sage book you wish to re-use by ISBN or Title on

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2. From the list of titles provided by Marketplace, select the releveant one, then click on 'Request Permission' from its lower left-hand side.

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3. Select your intended use and your representative type from the options and drop-down menu provided, then click 'Next.'

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4. Enter the details regarding the use to receive a price quote. You will need to create an account on to complete your request. Please be sure to read and accept the Terms and Conditions of the permissions grant prior to completing your request.

If you are unable to complete your request through, please email details of the publication and intended re-use to the relevant Permissions team (see Contact Us). Please allow up to four weeks to process your request.


Contacting Sage

If you are still unable to secure permission or have further questions, you can contact us through our Sage Permissions Portal. If this is your first time raising a ticket, you will need to first create an account. If you already have an account, please log in using your credentials. Please allow up to four weeks to process your request.