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Permission Process

1.  Requests for permission to use materials or copy materials are directed to the copyright holder.
2.  Your request should be submitted promptly to ensure that the copyright holder has sufficient time to respond to your request.
3.  Requests should be specific in terms of identifying the material, the purpose, the quantity, and if a change in format is needed.
4.  Include the following information:

  • Name and address of the educational institution
  • Date
  • Name and address of the copyright holder
  • Title, edition, or volume
  • Copyright date
  • Author, editor, or translator
  • ISBN or ISSN
  • Specific pages
  • Number of copies
  • Course name and number
  • Semester and year
  • Name of instructor
  • Instructor contact information

Can't locate the copyright holder?  Search for copyright registrations and documents at the U.S. Copyright Office database.

Need to write a letter?

Click on the link below to view the information needed in a Copyright Permission letter.

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