Copyright Forms

All authors of manuscripts accepted for publication by an SSE journal are required to license the Scholar Publishing on behalf of SSE to publish the manuscript. Each author should sign one of the following forms, as appropriate:

License to publish; to be used by most authors. This grants the publisher a license of copyright.  Download forms (MS Word formats)  –  (doc)

Publication agreement — Crown copyright; to be used by authors who are public servants in a Commonwealth country, such as Canada, U.K., Australia.  Download forms (Adobe or MS Word formats) –  (doc)

License to publish — U.S. official; to be used by authors who are officials of the U.S. government.  Download forms (Adobe or MS Word formats) – (doc)

The preferred method to submit a completed, signed copyright form is to upload it within the task assigned to you in the Manuscript submission system, after the submission of your manuscript. Alternatively, you can submit it by email (