Publications Policies and Procedures

Need a desk copy for review? Have a question about reprint permissions? Need a non-member subscription for our periodicals? Interested in writing for NAEA?

Find the policy or procedure below that pertains to your particular request.

Desk Copy Policy

Are you an art educator at a college or university? If you would like to examine one of NAEA’s titles for possible adoption as a new textbook, the cost of your desk copy is refunded if you (or your bookstore) place an order for 7 or more copies within 45 days of your desk copy purchase.*

Email with the book title and Bookstore/Purchaser’s name and dates of purchase. NAEA will confirm the initial order and the Bookstore order, and mail a reimbursement for the initial invoice. If you prefer, you may fax the Desk Copy reimbursement request to 703-860-2960, Attention: Desk Copy.

*Note that bookstore purchase of 10 or more copies are eligible for NAEA member discount prices.

Review Copy Policy

If you are a publisher, editor, or author of a professional publication that reviews books and media on art education, you may request a free review copy of an NAEA title. Email and be sure to provide title, author, and ISBN number of the book; the name of your publication; and your complete mailing address.

NAEA will send your complimentary review copy if you agree to send us a copy of the review when it is published.

Reprint Permission & Policy

All articles published by NAEA are copyrighted. Use of any article or material must be attributed to NAEA as the original source and publisher.

Permission to Reprint Without a Fee

NAEA members are not charged for the following uses:

  • A teacher may make multiple handouts for one-time use at a school-related function or posting, or professional conference, free of charge.

  • Libraries may put the material on electronic reserve for use of faculty and students, generally without charge.

  • Individuals may make single copies for their own use, free of charge.

For permission to use published articles for class or course work, please contact

Once you have received permission from NAEA, include the following acknowledgment on all printed copies or digitized formats: © [insert copyright year of article]. Reprinted with permission from The National Art Education Association, Alexandria, VA USA.

For the above uses, members may download the full PDF of an NAEA article. Please log in to the NAEA website with your member ID, then access the digital archives for that publication.

Permission to Republish or Translate, & Reprints

Each article in the digital archives for Art Education or Studies in Art Education has a Reprints and Permissions tab for options to order reprints or request permissions to republish or translate the article. For more information, please see the Taylor & Francis Group Rights and Permissions page at

NAEA Subscription Claims Policy

Note: You must claim for a missing issue within six months of the publication date of that issue. Art Education issues are mailed by the first of the named month on the issue. Studies in Art Education issues are mailed quarterly: February, May, August, and November.

Please include the full title of the journal you are missing, the year, volume, and issue number. Also, your full name, address, and account/order number, if applicable.

  • For members and subscribers within the US, please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery before submitting a claim for missing issues. All claims must be made within six months of the publication date for that issue.
  • For international members and subscribers outside of the US, please allow 8-12 weeks for delivery before submitting a claim for missing issues. All claims must be made within six months of the publication date for that issue.

NAEA Members: To claim, please contact

Non-NAEA Subscribers: To claim, please contact Taylor & Francis Group at

Agents: To claim on behalf of a customer, please contact Taylor & Francis Group at

NAEA’s publisher, Taylor & Francis Group, is unable to honor claims made outside of the six-month timeframe. Issues claimed after six months may be purchased from NAEA at the single copy rate, if copies are available. For pricing inquiries, please e-mail

Replacements based on an item received in damaged condition may be requested, up to one hardcopy replacement per year. Digital replacements will be supplied to subscribers when no communication exists from the United States Postal Service (USPS) to confirm the returned mailing.

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