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Classroom and Academic Photocopy Permissions Requests


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Reprint Requests

Russell Sage Foundation has partnered with Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) to process your requests to republish Russell Sage Foundation copyrighted content quickly and easily through our website. To submit your request, please follow these simple instructions:

  • Visit Marketplace.copyright.com and enter the publication title or ISSN/ISBN.
  • You will be prompted to select your intended use from the drop-down options, provide details of the portion you would like to use, and information about your new work.


Image or Figure Permissions
Check the book to make sure the image or figure you wish to reproduce has not been credited to another source, either on the page, on the copyright page, or in a credit section of the publication. The Russell Sage Foundation can only authorize material for which it holds the copyright. For material copyrighted by another person or organization, you will need to secure permission directly from the cited source. For more information contact the US Copyright Office.


Requests for Use by Print-Disabled Students
To obtain electronic files for print-disabled students, please visit Bookshare® at http://www.bookshare.org. Bookshare® provides a free accessible online library for people with print-disabilities. Russell Sage Foundation does not provide electronic files for print-disabled students. All requests must be made through Bookshare®.


Foreign Rights



RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal of original empirical research articles by both established and emerging scholars.


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