COPYRIGHT & PERMISSIONS UPDATES FOR COVID-19

Every publishing house has distinct rules for usage and permissions during this rapid shift to online, streaming, and at-home resourcing.

PLEASE BE SURE TO COMPLY WITH ALL COPYRIGHT LAWS WHEN SHARING RESOURCES ONLINE; CHECK WITH THE PUBLISHER BEFORE BROADCASTING ANY PUBLISHED WORKS.

THE FOLLOWING OFFER VARIED VERSIONS OF SPECIAL DISPENSATION OF COPYRIGHT RULES FOR BOOKS:

ABINGDON & COKESBURY PRESS (along with a letter regarding sharing video)

AMPLIFY MEDIA (free Deep Blue Bible Story videos)

BEAMING BOOKS

BETTER DAY BOOKS shares free downloadable coloring pages designed specifically to offer “a sense of comfort during a time of pandemic”.

CHALICE PRESS – is also promoting a Spring ebook Sale.

CRABTREE PUBLISHING has made their entire ebook collection free to share and use. They also allow for storybook reading online.

EERDMANS BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS

FLYAWAY BOOKS (for virtual storytime/children’s books)

FORTRESS PRESS has two options:

  • For student textbooks for colleges, universities, seminaries, etc. for at-home learning, they are taking Digital Book Requests either via email or by phone (844-993-3812).
  • All Fortress Press titles are 40% off (50% off if 5 or more copies are ordered). Use the promo code SPRING40.

FREE SPIRIT BOOKS

LEADER RESOURCES

PENGUIN RANDOMHOUSE

PRESBYTERIAN PUBLISHING HOUSE (for adult Bible study and other curriculum)

QUARTO GROUP (includes downloadable learning resources for kids)

ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD

SPARKHOUSE

THE FOLLOWING CONTINUE TO OFFER PERMISSION ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS. YOU WILL NEED TO EITHER FILL OUT A FORM OR CONTACT VIA EMAIL. THAT LINK IS PROVIDED:

BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP

MENNOMEDIA

PARACLETE PRESS

 

The SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL Offers insights on TACKLING COPYRIGHT CONCERNS WHEN TAKING STORYTIME ONLINE and has a running annotation of publishers’ requirements.

 

Get up-to-date copyright & permissions info directly from our top publishers & book sellers:
Cokesbury     Abingdon Press     Upper Room     GBHEM
The Thoughtful Christian     PC(USA) Store     WJKPress   Flyaway
Faith Alive      Baker       Eerdmans
UCC Resources     Pilgrim Press      Chalice Press     Woodlake Books

Sparkhouse      Beaming     Augsburg Fortress       Fortress       
Church Publishing     LeaderResources     Forward Movement     Candle
HarperOne     Penguin Random House      Convergent    Beacon                                 
Rowman & Littlefield (Alban)     Jossey-Bass/Wiley     Wipf and Stock
Paraclete Press       Orbis Books     MennoMedia/Herald     Judson Press
InterVarsity Press     Renovare     Faith Inkubators     Magination Press

Skylight Paths    Free Spirit     CitizenKid