Author Agreements

Please review our author agreements and FAQ.

Frequently Asked Questions
Answers some commonly asked questions about the agreement authors sign to publish with PLA.

Journal Authors License Agreement (fillable form PDF, 1 pg.)
Author retains copyright, licensing specific rights to ALA. The author is responsible for administering the copyright; requests regarding the work received by ALA will be forwarded to the author.

Journal Authors Assignment Agreement (fillable form PDF, 1 pg.)
Author assigns copyright to ALA, while still retaining specific rights for further use of the material. Any request for reprinting or other copyright questions will be handled by ALA Publishing's rights and permissions office.