Re: copyright question

John Streepy (John.Streepy@cwu.EDU)
Fri, 28 Feb 2003 12:16:10 -0800 (PST)

I have an off shoot question. Is it legal to copy a clip of a 16 mm to
video for study purposes. This, in my uneducated mind,is the equivilent
of the fair use right of being able to copy a chapter or ten percent of
a book, which ever is less, for educational purposes.
John
>>> ghandman@library.berkeley.edu 02/28/03 11:42AM >>>
No

At 11:35 AM 2/28/2003 -0800, you wrote:
>Is a videocassette "legal" if it has been transferred from 16 mm if
the
>reason is to
>have made it accessible for student study/preview purposes?

Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley
ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC

John H. Streepy
Media Assistant III
Library-Media Circulation
Central Washington University Library
400 E. 8th AVE
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7548

(509) 963-2861
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