To quote in an academic publication/paper, she should get permission from
each person when using his/her quote. Asking Judy for blanket permission from
the group doesn't do it. If anyone can give blanket permission to quote from
the list, it would be Getty who in essence owns everything that is published to
the list as it administers the listserve and the archive.
It would be like asking anyone of us for permission to use someone else's
work. You have to go to that person. Nothing against the person contacting
Judy, nor with Judy responding to the list...it was a place for her to start.
But if she(Charlotte) is doing official research, she needs to contact each
In all honesty, I have no problem with people using stuff from the list for
academic purposes. But there are very strict guidlines with regard to quoting
and documenting in academic writing/research. I am sure no one would want an
innocent mistake to ruin many months/years of work.