RE: [Videolib] Copying CD-ROMS

Bergman, Barbara J (barbara.bergman@mnsu.edu)
Wed, 23 Apr 2003 16:34:46 -0500

Re: the CD-ROMs
I used to work for a library where the policy was to copy CD-ROMs, lock
up the original, and loan the copy. I think this is common...

As for copying anything from Disney...Dangerous ground.

Barb

-----Original Message-----

> A patron suggested:
>
> "Burn Copies of and loan out only copies of CDROM Media.
>
> If it is permissible within current copyright laws, I suggest that
copies be
> made of all new and existing CDROM material in the library's
collection, and
> that only copies be made available for patron loan. Therefore if the
copy of
> the CDROM is lost or damaged, it could be quickly replaced with
minimal
> replacement cost and inconvenience to patrons as well".
>
> IS THIS KOSHER COPYRIGHT?
>
> They also said they knew of a library's YA dept. that circulated ONLY
the
> copies of their Disney movies that they made, not the originals.
Kosher?
>

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