UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
          FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES MANUAL



TITLE:  OBTAINING PERMISSION TO COPY              PROCEDURE:  15-6

                                                                    
        
Policy Reference:              XV.F.7

Purpose

To request permission to copy copyrighted material.

Instructions

The sample letter is an example of how to request permission to
copy.

Suggestions for Content of Permission Letter

Request all permissions for a specific project at one time.

Do not request a blanket permission - it cannot, in most cases be
granted.

Include photocopies of the pages requested and of the copyright
page.

Include a return address.

NOTE:  The Alderman Copy Center offers a service for faculty,
staff, or students in which it requests permission to copy
copyrighted material.  Questions should be directed to 924-3785.


Material Permissions Department 
Hypothetical Book Company 
500 East Avenue 
Chicago, Illinois  60601

Dear Sir or Madam:

     I would like permission to copy the following for continued
use in my classes in future semesters:

     Title:  Learning is Good, Second Edition

     Copyright:  Hypothetical Book Co., 1971

     Author:  Frank Jones

     Material to be duplicated:  Chapters 10, 11 and 14
     (photocopying enclosed).

     Number of copies:  500

     Distribution:  The material will be distributed to students in
     my classes and they will pay only the cost of the
     photocopying.

     Type of reprint:  Photocopy

     Use:  The chapter will be used as supplementary teaching
     materials.

     I have enclosed a self-addressed envelope for your convenience
     in replying to this request.


                               Sincerely,


                               Faculty Member





                                                                   

                                                                   
ISSUED BY:                                                 03/16/87

Assistant VP for Finance
and University Comptroller     15.6.2