Re: Backup copies possible?

Lisa Livingston (
Fri, 21 Sep 2001 09:36:59 -0700 (PDT)


There is no provision for duplication in the US Copyright Law for
such duplication of AV materials depending on how you define "AV

There is a provision for making an archival copy of software in some
instances, however.


>Dear ALL,
>I would like to hear from you if it is possible/legal to request for
>a backup copy of any AV materials whenever I place order for our
>library? If yes, how to go about that? Is someone doing it?
>Look forward to hearing from you.
>Thanks in advance.
>Lorraine Lok
>AV Librarian
>University of Hong Kong Libraries
>Pokfulam Road
>Hong Kong


Lisa Livingston Director, Instructional Media Development School of Education, University of Wisconsin 1025 West Johnson Street, Suite 142 Madison, Wisconsin 53706 V:608.262.3431 F:608.262.6447 or