Re: media copyright question

Francis C Poole (fpoole@UDel.Edu)
Tue, 8 Oct 2002 07:17:05 -0700 (PDT)

No matter how long one has been a media librarian it is those basic
questions (re: copyright) that have a funny way of catching one off guard.
I've attended three big copyright conferences in the past two years and
have found that it is usually the "basic" questions that the experts end
up fighting about. It's hard enough just trying to keep up with pending
copyright legislation. Francis Poole, University of Delaware Library

On Mon, 7 Oct 2002, Travis Bautz wrote:

> Speaking as someone fairly new to VRT & VIDEOLIB, I'd like to second this
> posting. Yes, there are some questions or postings that are "basic" and
> repetitive on this list, but as a professional association & listserv we have to
> expect (and encourage) new members. With that in mind, we also need to expect
> that not everyone viewing or posting responses are longstanding members of
> either VRT or VIDEOLIB. Just my 2 cents worth...
> Travis
> Karen Fischer wrote:
> >,Internet writes:
> > This is absolutely totally BASIC copyright law and kind of hoped we were
> > past these kinds of questions .
> > I would think that people who have worked with this for a long time are
> > familiar with the basic aspects, but there are new people coming into the
> > field all the time. These people, hopefully, are always going to ask the
> > basic questions and it is our responsibility to give them the benefit of out
> > experience and knowledge. My library school did not offer even the most
> > basic AV class.
> > Karen Fischer
> > AV Librarian
> > Mansfield/Richland County Public Library
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