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Dictionary of American Regional English—Free Trials for Institutions and Organizations

We offer thirty-day free trials of the Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) Digital Edition to nonprofit universities, colleges, libraries, and schools. To apply for a free trial, please complete and submit the form below. A Harvard University Press representative will email you to confirm your trial start date and provide more information about purchasing a subscription for your organization.

Please note that free trials are not available to individuals. We reserve the right to deny any request.

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Please provide the specific IP addresses for which you are requesting institutional access. An IP address range involves four components, or sections, separated by periods ( . ). Please enter one or more ranges below, separating multiple ranges with a comma ( , ).

For each range, enter four components joined by three periods ( . ). Each component may be either an individual number from 0 to 255, a span of numbers (such as “1-10”), or an asterisk ( * ) to indicate all of the numbers from 0 to 255. Only one of the four components may include a range, and no specific numbers can appear after a *.

Examples: — a single IP address — a range including ten addresses
100.99.16.* — a “class C” address range (including 255 addresses)

Ranges may be written in long or short formats. For example: is the same as is the same as 100.98.4.* is the same as 100.98.4-7.* is the same as 100.98.*.*

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