Rights and Permissions

Reprints, Rights, & Permissions Policies

How can we help you?

Please visit the Permissions Page for more information.
For Permission or Rights to use content for the Journal, please go to the journal's Web site and after clicking on the relevant article, click on the "Request Permision" link.

Rights for authors

Permission from The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc. (JBJS) is not required for the following uses—

If you are an author of the article,
and
JBJS is clearly identified as the copyright holder
and
the use is entirely non-commercial, you may:

  • post a PDF of the article on a personal or institutional website, or place it in the institutional repository of your academic institution
  • make a photocopy for personal use
  • copy the article for the use of your own patients
  • use your article in an academic dissertation required to obtain an academic degre

Authors that have published articles in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc. (JBJS) do not have to request permission for certain content providing their request fulfills the conditions detailed in the Author's Permission Document. For further information, please also refer to your Copyright Transfer Agreement that you have signed at the time of submission.

For more information, please contact healthpermissions@wolterskluwer.com.

Rights for subscribers (individual, library, or academic/non-profit institution)

If you are a subscriber to a JBJS publication, you do not need permission to:

  • Place articles on course reserves
  • Use articles for interlibrary loan
  • Allow students to make photocopies, in quantities of 3 or fewer, for personal use

For more information, please contact Wolters Kluwer at healthpermissions@wolterskluwer.com.

Permission to use Images and Tables

Permission from JBJS or an approved agent of JBJS is always required. Permission from the author of the article is not usually needed. For permission and/or rights to use content for the Journal, please go to the journal's Web site and after clicking on the relevant article, click on the "Request Permissions" link.

How do I obtain a license to use the material for a non-profit and/or non-commercial purpose?

A license is required if you wish to:

  • Use JBJS content in an academic book or a journal article
  • Use in an academic dissertation or thesis
  • Use in a presentation, such as Powerpoint™ slides or handouts, at an academic lecture
  • Use in a CME course that has no commercial sponsorship

For permission and/or rights to use content for the Journal, please go to the journal's Web site and after clicking on the relevant article, click on the "Request Permissions" link.

How do I obtain a license to use the material for a commercial purpose?

A license is required for all commercial uses, including:

  • Use in promotional literature
  • Use in a product manual
  • Use in a presentation, such as Powerpoint™ Slides or handouts, at a commercially sponsored lecture
  • Use in a commercially sponsored CME course

For permission and/or rights to use content for the Journal, please go to the journal's Web site and after clicking on the relevant article, click on the "Request Permissions" link. Or, contact Wolters Kluwer at healthpermissions@wolterskluwer.com.

Reprints and e-prints

For purchasing Author's Reprints please email reprints@lww.com. For buying bulk digital reprints or photocopies of over 100, please contact healthpermissions@wolterskluwer.com. If you only want to read an article and you don't have a subscription, you can purchase this article in PPV.

Non-commercial use

  • Classroom or academic course pack
  • CME course at a non-profit institution, sponsored by a non-profit institution
  • AAOS-sponsored course
  • AAOS Annual Meeting: photocopies, handout, or presentation
  • Academic thesis or dissertation (not commercially published)
  • Patient education by the patient's own physician
  • Legal research, court of law, or government compliance filing

Commercial use

  • All reprints intended to develop, enhance or increase sales
  • Patient or physician education by a for-profit company
  • Non-AAOS meeting during the AAOS Annual Meeting: photocopies, handout, or presentation
  • Any commercial purpose or commercially sponsored purpose in print or electronic form, presentations and/or translation and/or professionally printed abstracts or collections of abstracts or articles

Note: The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc. and its agent(s) are not responsible for compliance of reprint and e-print buyers with FDA "Good Reprint Practices" or with PhRMA's "Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals." Compliance with these and other policies, laws, or guidelines are strictly the responsibility of the user of the material.

Questions?

Please contact Wolters Kluwer at healthpermissions@wolterskluwer.com.