I just had the old Copyright Office circular in my hand to sight this, but
it is lost in my office after answering numerous patron questions. If you
need the citation, I will send later.
As with all copyright advice, I am not a lawyer - nor an expert.
At 01:40 PM 9/12/00 -0700, you wrote:
>Would the esteemed members (or at least those willing to venture their
>thoughts) shed some light on the "less of 3 minutes or 10%" fair use
>rule for video with regard to teacher prepared material (Hyperstudio or
>PowerPoint). In particular, do the rules for off-air taping (i.e. show
>full piece once in 30 days and parts of piece within another 15) trump
>the above fair use rule? Specific instance: teacher wishes to prepare a
>digitized video clip of 2 minutes from material taped off-air over 45
>Many thanks in advance!
>Pierre J. Gregoire, MLIS.
>Audio Visual Institute of DuPage
>The Regional Media Library for the
>Teachers and Students of DuPage County
Head, Media Resource Services
James Branch Cabell Library
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA 23284-2033