Permissions and reprints

All material that ISTE publishes is protected under copyright law. If you would like to reproduce all or part of a book, journal, or web content published by ISTE—including illustrations, diagrams, and graphics—for use in other publications, course packets, Websites, electronic products, and all other media, you must first request permission to do so.

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Do I need permission?

Unless your use constitutes "fair use," you must obtain permission to reproduce material published by ISTE, including material from out-of-print titles. For an explanation of fair use, visit

As a general rule, when in doubt, seek permission. Please note that acknowledging the source of copyrighted material is not a substitute for obtaining permission.

Consent to copy content does not extend to embedded material (photos, illustrations, figures, etc.). Please submit a separate request for this material. If another party holds the copyright, the permissions editor will refer you to the appropriate copyright holder.

Please include a copy of the adaptation with any request to adapt material.

Request permission to use ISTE material

There are two ways to request permission.

  1. Complete the online Permission Request form. Just fill it in and follow the submission instructions.
  2. Download and complete the PDF Permission Request form (PDF).

We give first priority to requests received via our online form. Please allow 7–10 business days for a response. If you need a faster response, please note your deadline in question #3 in the online form.

    Instructions for submitting the PDF form

    You will need a copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this form. If you do not have this software, you can download a copy for free from the Adobe website. Click on the PDF Instructions link for more information.

    Download the form and save it to your desktop. Fill out the form and print it. This form has interactive fields, so you may type directly onto the form, but note that the changes to the form will not save .

    FAX or mail: Submit the ISTE Permission Request Form via fax or mail to:

    Permissions Editor
    180 W. 8th Avenue, Suite 300
    Eugene, OR  97401-2916 USA
    1.541.302.3780 (fax)

    We will mail, email, or fax a written permission agreement to you within 10–15 business days. We process requests in the order that they are received. If you have not received a reply by the end of 15 business days, please contact the permissions editor.


    ISTE Members

    Members may make one or two copies of an article to share with colleagues without securing permission. Please ensure that the publication name, volume, issue number or month of publication, and page number appears on each page of the copy. Please also add the following credit line to each photocopy, inserting the correct year of publication:

    Copyright © YEAR, ISTE® (International Society for Technology in Education), 1.800.336.5191 (U.S. & Canada) or 1.541.302.3777 (International),, email: All rights reserved.

    For permission to photocopy larger quantities, please submit the ISTE Permission Request Form. ISTE members should also contact the permissions editor for information about discounted custom reprints.

    Subscribers and Nonmembers

    Permission to reproduce articles, the NETS, and other ISTE material is a benefit of ISTE membership. To learn more about becoming an ISTE member, please visit

    Nonmembers who wish to reprint, make photocopies, or republish exerpts should contact the U.S. Copyright Clearance Center:

    Copyright Clearance Center
    222 Rosewood Drive
    Danvers, MA 01923 USA
    1.978.750.4470 (fax)

    Coursepack Requests

    Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) handles coursepack requests for ISTE.

    Reprinting Text, Photographs, Illustrations, Diagrams, or Graphics

    To request permission to reprint ISTE material in another book, website, audio recording, or any other media, please submit the ISTE Permission Request Form.

    Custom Reprints

    Custom printed article reprints for nonprofit or for-profit distribution are available for purchase. Please contact the permissions editor at for more information.

    Using ISTE material on a website

    Copyright law applies to material from the ISTE website. Permission is required to publish ISTE web content on another site. Please submit the ISTE Permission Request Form.


    You may be required to pay a permission fee. If a fee has been assessed for use of ISTE material, full payment is due within 30 days of publication or use. Payment may be made via check or credit card. Please make checks payable to ISTE and send to:

    Permissions Editor
    180 W. 8th Avenue, Suite 300
    Eugene, OR  97401-2916 USA


    To inquire about translating or reprinting entire books or journals, please contact the rights administrator at

    ISTE Authors

    Contact the permissions editor at for reprint or photocopy permission, as well as for information about custom reprints for your vita, presentations, or portfolio.

    Copyright Infringement

    Please forward all possible permission violations to the permissions editor at

    Additional Information

    For more information about permissions, fair use, and copyright law, go to:

    Contact Information

    Permissions Editor
    180 W. 8th Avenue, Suite 300
    Eugene, OR  97401-2916 USA