[Videolib] copyright notices

Jessica Rosner (jrosner@kino.com)
Fri, 08 Oct 2004 14:30:10 -0400

This is always appreciated by us distributors. The most obvious cases I know
of usually involve when a campus group asks about using large screen or
projection equipment at which point it becomes fairly obvious that it is not
for personal use.

Again thanks for keeping an eye out

-- 
Jessica Rosner
Kino International
333 W 39th St. 503
NY NY 10018
jrosner@kino.com
212-629-6880

> From: "LeeAnne Krause" <LLKRAUSE@gwm.sc.edu> > Reply-To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu > Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2004 11:53:19 -0400 > To: <videolib@library.berkeley.edu> > Subject: RE: [Videolib] copyright notices > > It's not our job to follow our patrons out of the office and personally > police their usage of library materials. With that said, however, many > people will in all good intentions ask what they may do with our > materials, and a good many are unaware of the necessity to limit their > university use face-to-face classroom settings. They're not dumb; > they're just thinking about their research presentation on the > institutional dynamics of the political party system in Great Britain, > and not about fair use. > > It happens a couple of times a year that someone will conversationally > tell me that they plan to show something at a presentation at another > venue, or at the international festival, or a student club, what have > you. At this point, it IS our job to inform our patrons of copyright > restrictions. Some folks don't like to hear this, but my response > always is, "Well, I doubt the FBI is going to be kicking your door down > over this, but I could lose MY job if I knowingly allow improper use of > university materials." > > We do stick a notice inside our cases, just for CYA purposes, and some > people do contact us for elaboration. Regardless, I think all film > libraries should have a posted copyright notice on their web presence. > > IMO, LeeAnne > > > > LeeAnne L. Krause, Manager > Educational Films Collection > University of South Carolina > 803-777-0322 > > > > > > >>>> JedH@internetvideoarchive.com 10/7/2004 10:48:18 AM >>> > As long as we're talking copyrights. It doesn't applies to > presidential a > debate which is the underlying 'fact'. It barely applies to the > broadcast > which is the 'expression' because it is so minimal an addition and > done > using public airways and common feed. Why would there be any limit? > Why > would it matter if you sold burgers and beer in the commons or > generated > money some other way? This in particular is the stuff of our > democracy, you > should be able to remix it anyway you want. > > BTW I think, Jessica is on the money regarding Notices and the > responsibility to police. Not your job. > > > -----Original Message----- > From: videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu > [mailto:videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu]On Behalf Of Mary > Seligman > Sent: Thursday, October 07, 2004 8:30 AM > To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu > Subject: Re: [Videolib] copyright notices > > > As long as we're talking video copyright, some teachers were > interested in > taping the presidential debates and showing them in the student > commons. > Students can spend free time here, and there is no face-to-face > instruction. > I'm guessing it's OK as long as the tape does not include the > network > pre-debate talk or post-debate analysis. The debate itself comes to > all > networks through a single video feed, and is likely considered what the > FCC > would call 'public service announcements.' Since there is no economic > gain > to be had from this broadcast, I'm thinking this passes all the > criteria for > fair use. The tape would not be shown after the 10 day limit. > Any thoughts? > Mary Seligman > Library Media Specialist > Paul D. Schreiber High School > Port Washington, NY > > > > videolib@library.berkeley.edu writes: > Well if you are concerned about feature films I wouldn't be. > Virtually > any feature film will have the standard notice on the front of the > film > (F.B.I warning) Even the ones I sell WITH PPR have this as I can't > make a > special batch and the license comes separately. Unless you have a > specific > reason to believe student group or prof would be showing it publicly it > is > not your responsibility to police this and you won't be liable if they > violate copyright by showing it. > It would be their problem > -- > Jessica Rosner > Kino International > 333 W 39th St. 503 > NY NY 10018 > jrosner@kino.com > 212-629-6880 > > > > > From: Deborah Benrubi <benrubi@usfca.edu> > Reply-To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu > Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2004 16:49:14 -0700 > To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu > Subject: [Videolib] copyright notices > > > > > > > > Dear Video-libbers, > > This is my first posting to this list so please be gentle! I looked > in the > archives and couldn't find anything about copyright notices. Here's my > question: > > The videos in our smallish collection have been acquired for class > instruction, so we haven't been worried about purchasing public > performance > rights, but as our collection grows and becomes more popular we're > concerned > about possible public use (non face-to-face-in-a-classroom) by profs > or > students. What, if anything, do other academic libraries do? Do any > libraries place copyright notices on those circulating videos that did > not > come with public performance rights? If you have such a notice will > you > share the wording? > > Your input is greatly appreciated. Thank you! > > > Deborah Benrubi > Technical Services Librarian > University of San Francisco > Gleeson Library|Geschke Center > 2130 Fulton St. > San Francisco, CA 94117 > > PHONE (415) 422-5672 / FAX (415) 422-2233 or 422-5062 > EMAIL <benrubi@usfca.edu> > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Videolib mailing list > Videolib@library.berkeley.edu > http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/mailman/listinfo/videolib