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Unless NAEYC is the copyright owner, NAEYC cannot grant permission for reuse of the material. You must contact the copyright owner.
Before requesting permission for NAEYC material, please note…
No permission from NAEYC is needed if:
- You are citing NAEYC-copyrighted material in a paper, dissertation, or publication. Proper credit must be given.
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- You are linking to a blog post or article from naeyc.org or families.naeyc.org, or reusing the first paragraph of a post/article from either blog (with the requirement that a direct link to the original blog post/article must accompany the text).
For any reuse of NAEYC material that falls outside of the limits above (including republication, adaptation, and/or academic photocopying*, whether in print or electronic form, or reuse of our videos), written permission from NAEYC is needed and a fee may be assessed.
As a first step, you must complete our Permissions Request Form. Please allow at least 6 weeks time for the permission to be processed. Please do not follow up unless it has been at least 6 weeks since you submitted your request.
*Academic photocopying requests (for coursepacks, study manuals, etc.) should first be directed to the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC).
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