many thanks for your response. I used to be on the MLA list and tried to
resubscribe to ask this question there but the address seems to have changed
in the interim.
thanks so much,
> From: Linda Solow Blotner[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Reply To: email@example.com
> Sent: Friday, June 15, 2001 11:16 AM
> To: Multiple recipients of list
> Subject: Re: song copyright question
> Dear Tim,
> In addition to my library position, I am also editor of Notes, the journal
> of the Music Library Association. All the college needs to do is send a
> formal letter/email to the author granting permission to use the lyrics to
> the "Title" in his/her book titled XYZ to be published by ABC publishing
> company in 9999. The author will want to include a statement such as
> "Courtesy of Evergreen College" somewhere in the book, either with the
> caption for the lyrics, in a footnote, in a list of other such
> etc. The Chicago Manual of Style will give you fuller information.
> [full signature at end]
> At 09:14 AM 6/15/01 -0700, you wrote:
> >Please forgive the off-topic post but I'm at a loss and hope someone can
> >help or point me in the right direction.
> >The college I work for owns the copyright to the school's "fight song"
> >Geoduck fight song). An author has asked for permission to include the
> >lyrics to said song in a book he is working on. The college is fine with
> >granting the request but is unsure how to proceed.
> >Any tips, advice, pointers, etc., appreciated.
> >Tim Markus
> >Head of Cataloging
> >The Evergreen State College
> >Olympia, WA 98505
> Linda Solow Blotner
> Head, Allen Library email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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