Re(2): public performance rights - again...

Cheryl Joyce (joyce@wbgu.bgsu.edu)
Tue, 17 Oct 2000 13:56:05 -0700 (PDT)

Isn't there some kind of face-to-face teaching exemption under the
fair-use act that would allow her to use it as long as it was a legally
acquired copy?

videolib@library.berkeley.edu writes:
>I know this group has discussed this at length before, but I had a
>disagreement with a high school librarian today about showing a film in
>the
>classroom. She wanted to borrow a video copy of Pride and Prejudice ( I
>think it is an A&E production and I'm working in a public library - I've
>definitely not purchased public performance rights) to show to a
>classroom of
>students. She insisted that it was OK to show in an educational forum
>and I
>disagreed. Who's right?

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Cheryl Joyce
Coordinator of TLS
Tucker Center for Telecommunications
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