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Find information on permissions and also reproducing or translating our material.

Copyright

All books and journals published by or in association with the Natural History Museum are held under copyright. We endeavour to protect copyright on behalf of our authors, the Museum and our co-publishers, and we ask you to respect copyright when using our material. Please be aware that there may be fees involved when material held under copyright is reproduced or translated.

Rights

In general our books are as international in subject coverage as possible. If you are interested in working with us on a co-edition of one of our titles or in translating a title please contact the Head of Publishing. 

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Permissions

We handle image, text and photocopying enquiries for books and journals published by and in association with the Natural History Museum where copyright is held. Please use the tabs below to further your enquiry.

Images

Before you contact us about reproducing images from a book published by or in association with the Natural History Museum, please check the picture credits, usually found at the end of a book, to determine the copyright holder. Please contact the copyright holder acknowledged in the credits directly with your request. If you believe the figure, table, illustration or photograph is Natural History Museum copyright please contact Image Resources.

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If you are unclear as to who owns the copyright of an image or are unable to obtain contact details of the copyright holder please contact Publishing for guidance.

If you would like to reproduce an image that appears in the Bulletins of the Natural History Museum or one of the Journals please contact Publishing.

In all instances please provide as much of the following information as possible.

  • Book (or bulletin/journal and paper) title
  • Author
  • Year of publication
  • ISBN
  • Page number(s) of image(s)
  • If the image(s) is to be altered in any way please ensure you advise how that image(s) is to be altered.
  • Where the image(s) is to appear (book title/journal title, author(s), year of publication, publisher)

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Text

If you would like to use one or more extracts from a book or journal published by or in association with the Natural History Museum, please check the copyright page at the beginning of the book to ascertain the details of the copyright holder. If the text is not held under our copyright please contact the copyright holder directly with your request.

If you believe the text is held under Natural History Museum copyright, or if you are unsure who the copyright holder is, please contact Publishing.

In all instances please provide as much of the following information as possible.

  • Book (or bulletin/journal and paper) title
  • Author
  • Year of publication
  • ISBN
  • Page number(s) of text
  • Copy of text to be reproduced
  • If the text is to be edited or altered in any way please ensure that you supply a copy of the final material as it will appear .
  • Where the text is to appear (book title/journal title, author(s), year of publication, publisher)

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Photocopying

If you would like to photocopy extracts or pages from a book or journal published by or in association with the Natural History Museum, please check the copyright page at the beginning of the book to ascertain the details of the copyright holder. If the text is not held under our copyright please contact the copyright holder directly with your request.

If you believe the text is held under Natural History Museum copyright, or if you are unsure who the copyright holder is, please contact Publishing.

In all instances please provide as much of the following information as possible.

  • Book (or bulletin/journal and paper) title
  • Author
  • Year of publication
  • ISBN
  • Page number(s) of text to photocopy

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Contact us

Publishing

Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London
SW7 5BD
UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 7942 5336
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Co-edition and rights enquiries

Colin Ziegler
Head of Publishing
Tel: +44 (0)20 7942 5423
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Sales and marketing

Howard Trent
Marketing Executive
Tel +44 (0)20 7942 5336
Email Howard Trent

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