Cognizant Communication Corporation Policies

To view a particular policy, click on the appropriate heading. Please contact us if you need assistance.

Online Subscriptions

Cognizant subscriptions are currently sold on a volume year basis, either
1) Online only, or,
2) Hard copy and online

If you choose to not renew for the current year, you may continue online access for previously purchased volume years.

Perpetual Access:

Online access for previously purchased volumes will be honored from date of original purchase.

Back volumes for online not previously subscribed to can be purchased at a quoted price.  Contact the publisher.

Creative Commons License

The articles contained in the following journals published by Cognizant, LLC are “open access articles” subject to the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial (CC-BY-NC-ND) license. That license permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited and is not used for commercial purposes.  The articles are therefore free to read, download, cite, and share with others.


  • GENE EXPRESSION – The Journal of Liver Research
  • ONCOLOGY RESEARCH  (although Oncology Research is an Open Access publication, it is also available in hard copy by subscription)

Under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial (CC-BY-NC-ND) license, you are free, without payment of a royalty, to copy, distribute and transmit the work, and also to adapt the work as you deem desirable.  You are, however, subject to the following conditions:  you must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work), and you may not use the work for commercial purposes.

Any of the above conditions can be waived if you obtain permission from the copyright holder.  In most cases, Cognizant LLC holds the copyright.  However, in some instances, the copyright may be held by the author or his/her employer, by a third party, by a non-US government entity, or it may be in the public domain.  Where the work or any of its elements is in the public domain under applicable law, that status in no way is affected by this policy.

In no way are any of the following rights affected by Cognizant’s open access policy: your fair dealing or fair use rights, or other applicable copyright exceptions and limitations; the author’s moral rights; or rights other persons may have either in the work itself or in how the work is used, such as publicity or privacy rights.

For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work. The best way to do this is with a link to the Creative Commons web page which contains the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial (CC-BY-NC-ND) license.

Attribution, Integrity and Copyright Notices

You must honor the author’s moral rights, which include the right of attribution (the right for the author to be identified as such) and the right of integrity (the right for the author not to have the work altered in such a way that the author’s reputation or integrity may be impugned).  Copyright notices and disclaimers must not be deleted.

If a work is translated into another language you must prominently display this statement: “This is an unofficial translation of an article that appeared in a Cognizant publication. The publisher has not endorsed this translation.”  If content in an article is identified as belonging to a third party you are responsible for making sure that you have the right to use that content.

Articles in Cognizant journals include all changes made during peer review, editing, and publishing.  Any repository or website that downloads and hosts an article is responsible for incorporating any amendments or retractions subsequently supplied or published by Cognizant.

Use by Commercial “For-Profit” Organizations

Use of Cognizant’s Open Access articles for commercial, promotional, or marketing purposes requires explicit permission from Cognizant and generally payment of a fee.  You are using a Cognizant Open Access article if you do any of the following:

Copy or download an article, or link to such article, for further redistribution, sale or licensing;

Copy, download or post an article on a site or using a service that incorporates advertising with such article;

Include or incorporate an article or content contained in an article in other another work that is made available for sale or licensing for a fee (other than “fair use” copying of small portions of the article with appropriate attribution) that is then made available for sale or licensing, for a fee;

Use an article, or content contained in an article for promotional or marketing purposes  (other than “fair use” copying of small portions of the article with appropriate attribution).

If you want to use a Cognizant Open Access article for commercial, promotional, or marketing purposes, or if you have any questions with respect to the Cognizant Open Access Policy, you should contact:

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Cognizant Communication Corporation | P.O. Box 37 | 18 Peekskill Hollow Road | Putnam Valley, NY 10579 | U.S.A.

Subscription purchase for multi-site use is available as follows:  Full subscription price for main library/institution. All additional sites will be charged 50% of the full subscription price for each subscription year.

Please contact for price quotes or further information.

The license agreement can be completed as follows:

1. Printed in hard copy and filled out by hand. Completed copies can be faxed or mailed to Cognizant, LLC.

2. Type your information directly into the text fields in the PDF, and print out the agreement. It is advisable to print more than one copy to keep for your records, as you cannot save the completed PDF.

Cognizant Communications License Agreement

Please send completed agreements to Cognizant, LLC by fax or mail to:

Fax:  (845) 603-6442
Mail:  P.O. Box 37, 18 Peekskill Hollow Rd.
Putnam Valley, NY 10579

You may also scan the completed agreement and email it to:

Please note our Examination Policy listed below:

  1. If our book is adopted by ordering 5 or more copies and the publisher is notified, the copy may be retained at no charge.
  2. The book may be returned within 90 days or Publisher will invoice for the copy(ies).
  3. You may retain the book for your personal library less 20% of publication price, shipping free.

Please contact if you have any questions.

Terms of Sale for:

  1. Purchase orders are required.
  2. Orders will be invoiced if you currently have an account with us. Invoice: Net 30 Days, plus shipping and handling charges. Charges of 1% per 30-day period or fraction thereof will be applied to unpaid invoices.

Non-account purchasers must prepay by either credit card (VISA or MasterCard only), or check in U.S. Dollars drawn on U.S. banks.

Bookseller’s discount – 15% for Cognizant titles; 20% for Miranda Press titles

  1. Returns will be accepted FOR CREDIT ONLY. Returns must be approved by Cognizant, LLC. within six (6) months of billing.Copies of original invoice or invoice number MUST accompany returns. Returns to be shipped F.O.B. bookseller’s location.

    Returns must be in salable condition with shrink-wrap unopened for credit to be issued. SALE PRICE BOOKS ARE NOT RETURNABLE.

    Returns should be sent to:
    Book Returns
    Cognizant, LLC.
    18 Peekskill Hollow Road
    Putnam Valley, NY 10579 USA


Book Returns

Cognizant, LLC.

PO Box 37

Putnam Valley, NY 10579 USA


Credits will not be honored/applied without a previously authorized Cognizant, LLC. Credit number

Please contact for permission to replicate material or for deposits in your institution’s repositories.