We welcome references to our company, products, and services in your web sites, articles and textbooks. Just follow the guidelines below.
You may include in your publications examples and screen shots from our software, input and/or output, and references to our help files. When you do, place the following statement in a footnote, on the "copyright" page, or in the acknowledgment section:
"Portions of information contained in this publication/book are printed with permission of Minitab Inc. All such material remains the exclusive property and copyright of Minitab Inc. All rights reserved."
You may refer to any data set that is included with our software, but you may not distribute them.
You may translate limited portions of Minitab data sets or help files into another language for use in your publication but only if you include the following disclaimer in a footnote, on the “copyright” page, or in the acknowledgement section:
“This information may have been translated for your convenience from the original and official English language version, which can be found at
www.minitab.com, or as embedded in Minitab Statistical Software. Minitab retains all rights therein, and Minitab disclaims any and all responsibility for any reliance by you upon the translated version, which you use at your own risk. In the event of any discrepancy the English
language version shall control.”
At the first instance of the name of a Minitab product or service in your text, spell out the official name with the corresponding ® or ™. Always present the names in English – do not translate them into any other language:
Please include the following disclaimer in your publication:
"MINITAB® and all other trademarks and logos for the Company's products and services are the exclusive property of Minitab Inc. All other marks referenced remain the property of their respective owners. See minitab.com for more information."
Do not translate any of the above Minitab product or service names into any language other than English.
Whenever referencing the software features below, please include the trademark symbol (™) with the first occurrence in text. Always present the feature names in English – do not translate them into any other language:
Minitab® Statistical Software:
Quality Companion by Minitab®:
Please use the following format when citing Getting Started with Minitab 17 or Getting Started with Quality Companion. Do not include the chapter name and/or page number if they are not applicable.
Minitab Inc. (2010). "Chapter Name," Getting Started with Minitab 17, p. #-#.
Whenever possible, please also include our URL: www.minitab.com.
If you have further questions about author/publisher guidelines, please contact Minitab's Marketing Department at