Copyright for all articles published in the International Journal of Business Communication dated 1996 and later is vested in the Association for Business Communication.
Copyright for all articles published in the International Journal of Business Communication prior to 1996 is held by individual authors and permission to photocopy must be secured directly from the authors.
Permission to Photocopy
Articles in the International Journal of Business Communication dated 1996 and later may be photocopied freely for educational (noncommercial) purposes under the following conditions:
Use of the photocopies must be for educational purposes exclusively, not for commercial publication or for other commercial purposes of any type.
Citation of the source of the publication must be provided in full on the first page of each copied article as follows: the authors, date, article title, journal, volume, number, and inclusive pages. In addition, the following statement should appear on the first page: "Reprinted with the permission of the Association for Business Communication."
Restrictions on Permission to Photocopy
Reproduction in whole or in part for commercial purposes must be approved by the ABC Executive Director and royalties must be paid to the Association.
Photocopying of articles and chapters from ABC publications from 1995 and earlier is not covered. Individual authors hold the copyright to all materials published by ABC before 1996, and permission to photocopy must be secured directly from the authors.
All questions concerning copyright and photocopying or obtaining back issues should be directed to:
Association for Business Communication
355 Shanks Hall (0112)
Blacksburg, VA 24061