Rights and Translations


Our Foreign Rights teams offer a prompt, efficient and friendly service to foreign-language publishers world-wide. We have a wealth of experience in selling translation rights in the science & technology and health sciences fields, in-depth knowledge of foreign-language markets, and sales staff with a wide range of language expertise.

We seek to develop and maintain long-term partnerships with foreign publishers. We support our partners' publishing programmes through the timely provision of bibliographic information on new titles in subject areas of interest. We also welcome feedback from our partners on the suitability of our titles for translation in local territories.

We handle translation rights for student textbooks and professional and reference titles across all of Elsevier's imprints. If you are interested in translating any Elsevier books into your local language please contact the relevant department from the list below who will be able to provide you with detailed information on titles, contents, authors and the availability of rights.

Health Science Translations (Books)

Our Health Science list covers Allied Health, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Veterinary. To enquire about translating an Elsevier book from one of these subject areas please contact John Scott & Co.

John Scott & Co.
1665 Kimberton Road
P.O. Box 878
Kimberton, PA 19442
United States
Tel: +1 610 827 1640
Fax: +1 610 827 1671

Science & Technology Translations (Books)

Our Science & Technology list includes Chemistry, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Earth Sciences, Engineering, Finance, Life Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Materials Science, Physics and Astronomy, Psychology and Security. If you wish to enquire about translating an Elsevier Science & Technology book please select the contact most appropriate for your region from the list below:

Helen Tian
Team Manager, S&T Book Rights, APAC
Translation & Co-Publishing
Tel: +86 10 8520 8829
Email: h.tian@elsevier.com

Jenny Xiong
Licensing Manager
China & Taiwan
Tel: +86 (0)10852 08878
Email: j.xiong@elsevier.com

Emma Wyatt
Account Manager — Discovery Solutions & Copyright
Europe, Middle East & Latin America
Tel: +44 1865 844728
Mobile: +44 747 114 2122
Email: e.wyatt@elsevier.com

Permissions (Books & Journals)

To obtain permission to re-use or translate material from an Elsevier publication, please visit http://www.elsevier.com/authors/obtaining-permission-to-re-use-elsevier-material.

Permission to re-use content not available on ScienceDirect can be obtained by completing the online request form at http://www.elsevier.com/authors/obtain-permission.

Questions about obtaining permission? Contact the Permissions Helpdesk at permissionshelpdesk@elsevier.com or (+1) 800-523-4069 extension 3808.