copying a protected work for purposes that do not meet the
"fair use" exception, patrons must request permission from
the owner of the work.
request should include the name of the person making the
request; the intended purpose of the copied material; and
the number of copies and intended distribution audience.
request can be made by phone, e-mail or by modifying the
sample letter below requesting permission to copy.
the name and position of the person providing or denying
permission and provide it with your request to the Library
Sample Letter Requesting Permission to Copy
stationary or return address]
Name & Address and Fax Number]
[If you called
first, begin your letter: This letter will confirm our recent
telephone conversation.] I would like your permission to
[explain your intended use in detail, e.g., "reprint X copies of
the following article for a session in a continuing professional
citation to the original work.]
indicate your approval of this permission by signing the letter
where indicated below and returning it to me as soon as
possible. My fax number is set forth above.
of this letter will also confirm that you own [or your company
owns] the copyright to the above-described material.
Thank you for
your time and attention to this matter.
[Your name a
GRANTED FOR THE USE REQUESTED ABOVE:
[Typed name of recipient]
November 10, 2008