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How to Obtain Permission for Reproduction of Images

ProQuest's agreements with Environmental Data Resources, Inc. (EDR), the owners of the Sanborn Maps give us limited rights which do not include reproduction of images outside of Digital Sanborn Maps. Accordingly, you must obtain permission to include images in books or articles from both ProQuest and EDR.

If you would like to include a map from Digital Sanborn Maps in an article or book, please do the following:

  1. Please contact Environmental Data Resources to request their permission to reproduce it:

    Environmental Data Resources, Inc.
    3530 Post Road Southport, CT 06490

  2. When EDR has granted the rights to you, please contact ProQuest to request permission to include the image in your book or article. Please send a written copy of EDR's permission, and a letter outlining what material you would like to reproduce and how you are intending to use the material to:

    Digital Sanborn Maps Product Manager
    P.O. Box 1346
    Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1346

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