Re: Walt Disney World video

Gary Handman (
Fri, 2 Nov 2001 09:06:24 -0800 (PST)

I'd say that the First Sale doctrine would allow you to loan and that Fair
Use would allow you to show it in a classroom (i.e., face-to-face
teaching). If you show it to a crowd outside of a classroom, you need


At 08:45 AM 11/02/2001 -0800, you wrote:
>I've been looking for travel guide type videos on Walt Disney World
>without much success. A member of our staff went to Disney World's
>website and ordered a free video entitled: "100 Years of Magic: Walt
>Disney World."
>After viewing the video, I decided it had appropriate information for
>inclusion in our circulating collection, but before having our cataloging
>department process it, I'm wondering if there might be any restrictions on
>using it in this manner.
>The back of the package states: "Liscensed for private home exhibition
>only. Any public performance, copying, or other use is strictly prohibited."
>Any advice or thoughts on putting something like this in a circulating
>As always, thanks in advance for your advice and collective wisdom.
>Nancy M. Miller
>Collection Development Librarian
>Virginia Beach Public Library
>4100 Virginia Beach Blvd.
>Virginia Beach, VA 23452-1767
>Voice: 757-431-3046

Gary Handman
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley, CA 94720-6000