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Requesting permissions for Oxford Education titles

Permissions requests

Requesting permissions for Oxford Education titles

Requests to use content from an Academic or Education division Oxford University Press book are handled by PLSClear - please submit requests here. We recommend searching by ISBN to ensure you get the most accurate search result.

Also, before submitting your request please ensure that you have checked the credit line accompanying the material, the Copyright page and/or the Acknowledgements pages. Although Oxford may have published the book from which you want to reproduce material, we may not be the copyright holder of the material you wish to use. This will especially be the case if the requested material is part of an anthology or collected work (e.g. Oxford Book of...).

Please do not send duplicate requests.

Applying for a licence to perform an OUP Oxford Playscripts play

If you are considering applying for a licence to perform a play from the Oxford Playscripts series, please submit requests via PLSclear. No performance may be made unless a licence has been obtained and no alterations may be made on the titles or the text of the play without the author's prior written consent.

Please note that we do not manage the performance rights for all of the plays in the Oxford Playscripts series. The relevant information and contact details can be found on the imprint page of every Oxford Playscripts play. When you apply for a performance licence, please allow at least 2 months before the performances are planned to take place, and allow for at least four weeks for a reply.

Please note that we cannot grant a performance licence over the phone.

Accessibility requests

We are now working in partnership with RNIB Bookshare UK Education Collection, a web-based service by the RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People), to provide accessible versions of all our educational titles for those with accessibility restrictions.

To request a copy of any of our publications in an accessible format, please register your details at the Bookshare website ( Once an account has been created, you will be able to browse the available titles and select any that are required free of charge.