Re: [Videolib] media reserves

Gary Handman (
Tue, 22 Apr 2003 13:55:56 -0700

Why not? Unless the rental agreement specifies single user/single
household use only, I see no legal or ethical reason not to put a rental
copy on reserve.


At 02:15 PM 4/22/2003 -0400, you wrote:
>I also ran into a situation when a faculty member wanted to put on reserve
>a videotape that was rented (from Women Make Movies). Sorry, can't do
>that. That's not only our policy, but I believe all or most distributors
>of rental media would say the same thing.
>Marilyn Huntley
>At 03:11 PM 4/21/03 -0700, you wrote:
>>Would someone send me a link or two or three to remind me of what it is
>>that governs the period of time that videos and other media items can
>>stay on Media Reserve? I'm trying to explain to someone why they can't
>>just park their media items on our Reserve shelf indefinitely and I can't
>>remember where I put the it a copyright link or is
>>it...what? Is there a definite place that lists how reserves are
>>typically handled in an educational institution?
>>Thank you ahead of time,
>>Gerie Ventura
>>Highline Community College
>>Des Moines, WA
>~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
>Marilyn B. Huntley, Audiovisual Assistant
>(Film Scheduling & Rentals)
>Audiovisual Classrm Svcs, 408 C. A. Johnson Hall
>Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Rd, Clinton NY 13323
>Phone 315-859-4120; Fax 315-859-4687
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Gary Handman
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley

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