Dear [insert name of co-author(s)],
Request for permission to place material in the Aston University Research Archive (AURA)
As a member of staff here at Aston University, I would like to deposit the full text of the following item(s) from [insert journal name] in the University's research repository. I am contacting you as a co-author in order to seek your permission to do this. Details of the article(s) are as below -
[Article citation ie.: Authors Names, date. Title, Journal name. volume or number, pages]
AURA, Aston’s institutional repository is a not-for-profit service for our academic authors, providing open access to the full-text of their publications. Full bibliographic details are given for each article, including the journal of original publication, etc. Placing this item in the repository complies with the publisher's copyright and licensing agreements. You can view the AURA policy at AURA policy and see the benefits of having our publication deposited on a repository.
I would be grateful if you could contact me to give your permission to include this article. Thank you for your attention with this and I look forward to hearing from you.
[The Sender's Name]
[The Sender's Job Title]