Sample Letter to the Copyright Owner Requesting Permission to Copy

Date

Material Permissions Department
Hypothetical Book Company
400 Any Street
City, State Zip Code

Dear Sir/Madam:

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

Title: Learning in College, Second Edition
Copyright: Hypothetical Book Company, 1970, 1972
Author: John Doe
Material to be duplicated: Chapters 5, 6, and 15 (photocopy 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 chapters are to be used as supplementary teaching materials.

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

Sincerely,

Faculty Member