During the Covid-19 crisis we understand that some authors may not have access to equipment to enable electronic return of a scanned, signed Author Publishing Agreement. If this applies to you, please see these FAQs. If you are able, please return the full Author Publishing Agreement as normal.
Before Cambridge can publish a journal article (or any other journal content type) we need a signed licence to publish. To find the right form, start by considering whether or not your article will be published as open access or non-open access and then select the most appropriate option.
Non-Open Access Articles
So that we have the necessary rights to publish your article, we ask you to grant an exclusive licence to publish. (We do not ask you to transfer your copyright to us.) An exclusive licence means that the rights needed to publish the article are granted to the journal owner on exclusive basis and the ownership of the copyright remains unchanged. Select the correct form from the choice of three: