Permissions & Translation Rights

Permission Requests

Requests to use content from an Edinburgh University Press book are handled by PLSclear. To get started, use the search box below. You can search by ISBN, author, title or keyword – ISBN will give you the most accurate search result.

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Short Extracts and Fair Use

For extracts that fall under fair dealing, you must make full acknowledgement of the author, title and Edinburgh University Press. You do not need to request formal permission or pay fees. Fair dealing covers text reproduced for the purposes of criticism, review, non-commercial research or the reporting of current events.

Translation Rights

To enquire about buying translation rights for an Edinburgh University Press book, email

We actively sell foreign language rights to international publishers. Our books have been translated into languages including Arabic, Chinese, French, Italian, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Turkish.

English Language Reprint Rights

To enquire about English-language rights to print one of our books to sell in your territory, email