Sample Letter Seeking Permission to Use Copyrighted Materials as Photocopies
To: [Type Recipient’s Address]
Subject: REQUEST FOR PERMISSION TO USE COPYRIGHTED MATERIALS AS PHOTOCOPIES
To the Permissions Editor:
The copyrighted material cited on the enclosed list has been assigned as course reserve reading by a member of the faculty of Dartmouth College for the [XXXXX] academic term. The enclosed list also indicates the estimated enrollment for the course.
The Copyright Clearance Center was not able to grant permission for this material. [The Dartmouth College Library/I] request[s] permission to make [XXXXX photocopy/ies] of this material available for future semesters beginning immediately.
Course readings will be made available to students at no cost. A notice indicating ownership of copyright and restrictions on use will appear on each document.
Thank you for your prompt reply. Please respond to the following address:
[Type Library Reserves/Course Instructor return address]
Permission is hereby granted for specified use of the material: