Our Copyright Licence for Central Government supports copying and sharing of published material whilst minimising the risk of copyright infringement.

  • CLA is a not-for-profit organisation, we distribute our revenues back into the creative industries helping to ensure that rightsholders are fairly remunerated when their works are used.

Research, innovate, and create with peace of mind. Copy, Right.

Licence benefits

In addition to the standard blanket coverage to reproduce and share content from digital and print versions of books, journals and magazines, the new Central Government Licence now includes a wider digital repertoire than before. This includes web-only content, bringing the Central Government Licence in line with other CLA public sector licences.

  • Photocopy from titles published in the UK and from 38 other International territories
  • Scan from titles published in the UK and the US
  • Re-use and copy from electronic and online titles published in the UK and the US
  • Receive unencrypted (DRM-free) content from named document supply providers

Please contact us for more information

Supporting tools

CLA Check Permissions Tool
Check Permissions works for all, even if you don’t have a licence. Use it to check whether an article, book or website is covered by the CLA licence
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