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We have partnered with the CCC's Rightslink service to fulfil all requests to reuse our journal content. Rightslink � is a fast easy-to-use online service, through which permission can be obtained within minutes, at the point of content.

In order to obtain permission for Oxford Journal Journal website

  • Locate the article on the Oxford Journals website

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Publications outside the UK/USA:

For permission to use material from titles originally published outside the UK or the USA please contact the appropriate Oxford University Press office.

As a guide the originating office can be identified from the ISBN as indicated below.

019540000 - 019549999    Canada
019550000 - 019557999    Australia
019558000 - 019559999    New Zealand
019560000 - 019569999    India
019570000 - 019571999    South Africa
019572000 - 019574999    Kenya
019575000 - 019576999    Nigeria
019577000 - 019579999    Pakistan  
019580000 - 019635999    Malaysia & Singapore
019580000 - 019635999    India
019647000 - 019699999    New Zealand