RE: song copyright question

Linda Solow Blotner (blotner@mail.hartford.edu)
Mon, 18 Jun 2001 08:16:24 -0700 (PDT)

Tim,

If you click on Useful Resources Online on the MLA web site:
http://musiclibraryassoc.org/
you'll find all the current info. about MLA-L.

Regards,
Linda

At 07:58 AM 6/18/2001 -0700, you wrote:
>Linda,
>
>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,
>
>Tim
>
>> ----------
>> From: Linda Solow Blotner[SMTP:blotner@mail.hartford.edu]
>> Reply To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
>> 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
>> permissions,
>> etc. The Chicago Manual of Style will give you fuller information.
>>
>> Linda
>> [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"
>> (the
>> >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.
>> >
>> >thanks,
>> >
>> >Tim Markus
>> >Head of Cataloging
>> >The Evergreen State College
>> >Olympia, WA 98505
>> >
>>
>> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>> Linda Solow Blotner
>> Head, Allen Library email: blotner@mail.hartford.edu
>> The Hartt School voice: 860-768-4491
>> University of Hartford fax: 860-768-5295
>> West Hartford, CT 06117
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>>
>
_____________________________________________________
Linda Solow Blotner
Head, Allen Library & Editor, MLA NOTES
The Hartt School 860-768-4492 (voice)
University of Hartford 860-768-5295 (fax)
West Hartford, CT 06117 blotner@mail.hartford.edu