Rights and Permissions

Before contacting Orbis please check the copyright and credit/acknowledgements pages to determine the original source for the material you seek permission to use. This includes photos and illustrations. Apply for permission directly from the rights holder listed, which may not be Orbis Books.

For Educational Photocopying (course packs, classroom hand-outs) contact:

The Copyright Clearance Center
Academic Permissions Customer Service
222 Rosewood Drive
Danvers, MA 01923 

Phone: (978) 750-8400
Fax: (978) 646-8600
E-mail: info@copyright.com

For permission to use quote(s) or excerpt(s) from an Orbis book: 
Please check the copyright page to be sure Orbis or the author is the copyright holder of the material you are requesting.
If Orbis Books or the book author holds the copyright please complete this form and email to orbisbooks@maryknoll.org 
Due to volume of inquiries please allow 4-6 weeks for a response.
1. Content for which permission is being requested
    1. a. Title
      b. Author
      c. Quote/excerpt(s), word count(s), and page(s) where the excerpt(s) can be found
2. Name of Publisher of your work
3. Publisher's complete address including email
4. Binding/format of your work: hardcover, paperback, or both, and/or e-book 

5. The title, print run and total number of pages and word count of your work

6. Territory of distribution being requested: e.g., World English, World all languages, etc.

7. Anticipated Publication date for your work and its list price

8. Your full mailing address


NOTE: for translation licenses, film, audio or other rights please e-mail bprice@maryknoll.org.