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Email: Katie Baker

Rights and Permissions

If you would like to copy, reprint, or in any way reproduce all or any part (including illustrations, diagrams/graphics, and maps) of a book published by the University of Oklahoma Press, you must request permission to do so. Please carefully check the credit line accompanying the material, the copyright page, and/or the acknowledgments before submitting a request, as these may contain further information about the rights holder of the material in question. Please note: we grant permission for University of Oklahoma Press and Arthur H. Clark Company titles only. (These titles have the ISBN prefix 978-0-8061 and 978-0-87062.)
Requests for text material may be submitted online at or at the mailing address shown below. Requests submitted online to the Copyright Clearance Center are often granted immediately. Permission cannot be granted over the telephone.

Customer Service Department
Copyright Clearance Center
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Phone: (978) 750-8400
Fax: (978) 646-8700

If you are requesting permission to use any nontext material (photos, illustrations, graphics, maps, or diagrams) from a University of Oklahoma Press or Arthur H. Clark Co. book, or if the Copyright Clearance Center is unable to process your request, please complete either the online reprint permission form or download the offline PDF form and fax or mail it to:

University of Oklahoma Press
Rights and Permissions Department
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Norman OK 73069-8216
Fax: (405) 325-4000
Email: Rights and Permissions Department

Examination and Desk Copies  
Examination Copies (for adoption consideration)

Educators who want to consider books for course adoption may request examination copies. Paperback editions are available to professors for $5.00 per book (plus shipping). Hardcover editions are available at a fifty (50) percent discount (plus shipping). To obtain an examination copy, call 800-848-6224 ext. 1.

Desk Copies (for adopted books)

If you have adopted an OU Press book for a course and placed an order for 10 or more copies with your campus or local bookstore, you may request a free desk copy. If you purchased a review copy from OU Press, you are eligible to receive a refund for your hardcover purchase. Please mail or fax your request on institutional letterhead and provide the following information:

  • Instructor name, address, phone number, and e-mail address
  • Course name and season taught decision maker’s name
  • Name of current text in use
  • Expected enrollment Expected decision date
  • Indicate if text will be recommended or required

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Norman, OK 73069-8216
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