Pierre Gregoire, MLIS.
Audio Visual Institute of DuPage
"Kristine R. Brancolini" wrote:
> There's no reason why videorecordings need public performance rights to be
> circulated to schools. The law is clear that you do not need to public
> performance rights in a face-to-face teaching situation. I realize that
> schools also use videorecordings for entertainment purposes, but if they
> *don't*, they don't need public performance rights.
> I also don't understand the last point. I don't know what fair use has to
> do with circulating to schools or not. Again, home videos, which do not
> come with public performance rights, may be used in face-to-face teaching.
> This is not a fair use situation; it's an explicit exemption in the law.
> See section 110 of the Copyright Law.
> <http://www.iupui.edu/~copyinfo/sec110.html> -- Kris
> On Fri, 5 May 2000, Rick Faaberg wrote:
> > On 5/5/2000 2:23 PM, Jim Scholtz at firstname.lastname@example.org may have written:
> > > Other companies that have children's titles
> > > with PP rights?
> > Lucerne, Phoenix, Film Ideas, and Disney come to mind immediately - unless
> > I'm misunderstanding the question. Their materials come with PP rights.
> > It's been my understanding that for regional libraries to provide
> > circulating copies of videos to local school districts, PP rights are
> > required.
> > I have noticed that a fair number of the "real cheap" video companies have
> > fine print (it takes a magnifying glass to read it!) which says something
> > similar to "these materials are provided under Fair Use guidelines" which
> > would NOT allow me to circulate them to schools.
> > Am I wrong on this?
> > Thanks,
> > Rick
> > Northwest Regional ESD
> > Oregon, USA
> Kristine R. Brancolini, Media/Film Studies/Digital Library Program
> Main Library E170, 1320 E. Tenth Street
> Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405
> Phone: 812.855.3710 | Fax: 812.856.2062 | Email: email@example.com