Augsburg Fortress Copyrights & Permissions provides a useful collection of information and assistance about copyright. You'll find general background information about copyrights; answers to common questions about using materials copyrighted by Augsburg Fortress Publishers, its imprints (Fortress Press and Augsburg Books), and its predecessor publishing houses; and on-line order information about the various copyright licenses offered by Augsburg Fortress.
Guide to Copyright
Learn copyright basic information, what "fair use" is, how copyright permissions work, and where to go to get more information.
Here you'll find an overview of the different licenses available, and learn how to obtain a license. Over the years Augsburg Fortress has published a wealth of liturgical and congregational song material. The licenses described on these pages allow congregations who purchase those licenses to print certain, specific portions of certain publications in new, single-use publications such as Sunday morning worship folders and program booklets.
Questions and Answers
Find answers to the most frequently asked copyright questions.
Church leaders, fill out the online application form to order a license(s), or a CD-ROM which requires a license, for your congregation. (Need time to think it over? You can fax or mail the downloadable Copyright License Order Form
Submit a request for permission to use a copyrighted item. Ask a Copyrights Associate to call you. Send in a general question. Or give us feedback.
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