The "fair use" clause of current US copyright law allows you to reproduce short excerpts from copyrighted works (our standard is less than 200 words) with standard footnoting. The "fair use" clause also allows you to make one copy of selected material from a copyrighted work for personal use only (e.g., for your own study or reference). "Fair use" applies to the content of Apex publications and the Apex Publishers websites.
All materials published by Apex Publishers are protected by copyright. Therefore, you will need written permission before you can reproduce Apex materials in any form including, but not limited to the following:
Requests for permission to use any of our copyrighted content must be in writing and sent to Apex Publishers.
You may also send a written request to:
Rights & Permissions Department
6002 Rockton Court
Centreville, Virginia 20121
Please include the following information in your request:
Please allow us 10-20 working days to act on your request. We receive a number of permission requests, and sometimes we must do research into the copyright status of the work in question--or even contact an author--before we can give you a response.
If your request is especially urgent, please make sure that you include the date by which you need a response. We will do our best to respond by the date you request. However, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to meet your deadline.