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

Vitali, Elaine (
Wed, 18 Oct 2000 06:16:30 -0700 (PDT)

If you are in Canada, you definitely cannot show it in an educational
setting without ppr.

Elaine J. Vitali
Media Services Librarian
Fanshawe College Library
London, Ontario

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Cheryl Joyce []
> Sent: Tuesday, October 17, 2000 4:55 PM
> To: Multiple recipients of list
> Subject: Re(2): public performance rights - again...
> 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?
> 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?
> ~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`
> Cheryl Joyce
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