APA Online Permissions Process

The American Psychological Association and Copyright Clearance Center have partnered to provide a web-based permission service using Rightslink® . This service offers users the opportunity to obtain permission to reuse APA book and journal copyrighted materials quickly, easily, and legally.

To use Rightslink simply visit APA Publications and locate the journal article or book title you want to use. Then click the Permissions link.

Once in Rightslink you can:

  • Create an account (if you are a first time user)

  • Select how you want to reuse the APA material

  • Immediately get a price quotation

  • Pay online or by invoice

  • Click to accept the terms and conditions, and you're done


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