NIAMS Publication Ordering System

As the NIAMS continues to respond to an increased demand for online health information, we will no longer make certain publications available for order in print. You can find all of our health topic information available to view online, download, print, or share with others. If you need additional information, please contact 877-226-4267 (toll free) from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday to Friday.

There is no charge for NIAMS publications.

You can order NIAMS publications online, and many are also available to read and print online.

You may order up to 10 different titles through this on-line form. To place bulk orders, call us at 877-226-4267 (TTY 301-565-2966). Please allow 3 to 4 weeks for delivery.

Si necesita ayuda, llame 877-226-4267 para hablar con un Especialista de Información que habla español.

Is photocopying of NIAMS publications allowed?


Text in NIAMS publications and on the NIAMS Web site is in the public domain. You don't need permission to photocopy, reprint, or otherwise reproduce the text. However, we request that you give credit to the NIAMS if you use NIAMS text. If you alter or change NIAMS text, you may not cite the NIAMS as the source, because altered text is no longer consistent with the NIAMS-approved original.


Many of the photographs appearing in NIAMS publications and on the NIAMS Web site have been purchased from other sources and are copyrighted. The NIAMS cannot grant anyone permission to reproduce copyrighted images. Please contact us ( to find out if the illustration or photograph you would like to reproduce is in the public domain or copyrighted.

The NIAMS maintains an online image database from which you can download NIAMS images. All items appearing in the image database are in the public domain. You may reproduce them as you wish. The NIAMS requests that you credit the NIAMS as the source of the illustration or photograph. If you alter or change a NIAMS image, you may not cite the NIAMS as the source, because an altered image is no longer consistent with the NIAMS-approved original.

To order by phone or inquire about bulk orders for health forums or fairs, please contact the NIAMS Information Clearinghouse at (877) 22-NIAMS (226-4267). The TTY (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf) number is (301) 565-2966.

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