Re: [Videolib] Question about use of CDs

Brigid Duffy (bduffy@sfsu.edu)
Thu, 27 Jan 2005 17:05:56 -0800

SFSU plays a classical CD while people are on hold. And we paid for the
rights.

Brigid Duffy
Audio Visual/ITV Center
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132-4200
E-mail: bduffy@sfsu.edu

On Thursday, January 27, 2005, at 01:43 PM, Tatar, Becky wrote:

> If it is breaking the law, then we do it every Christmas - we put
> Christmas cds on the lobby player during December. We also used to put
> music on our voicemail system to play when people on the phone were put
> on hold, so they knew they were on hold, and not cut off.
>
> Becky Tatar
> Periodicals/Audiovisuals
> Aurora Public Library
> 1 E. Benton Street
> Aurora, IL 60505
> Phone: 630-264-4100
> FAX: 630-896-3209
> bltata@aurora.lib.il.us
> www.aurora.lib.il.us
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu
> [mailto:videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu] On Behalf Of Barbara
> Rhodes, Media Consultant, Northeast Texas
> Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2005 10:17 AM
> To: Videolib list
> Subject: [Videolib] Question about use of CDs
>
> Dear Videofolk,
>
> This question is slightly off-topic but I wondered if anyone has any
> experience or knowledge about possible copyright issues in this
> particular situation. One of our public libraries sent me this query:
>
> "I was curious if any violations are breached if we play music via cd
> player in the library. Are copyright laws broken if music is playing
> for the public? "
>
> What would you folks say??
>
> Thanks.
>
>
>
> Barbara Rhodes
> Media Consultant
> Northeast Texas Library System
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