Re: [Videolib] Fair use of videos

Mary Seligman (mseligman@portnet.k12.ny.us)
Wed, 02 Feb 2005 13:24:02 -0500

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Thanks for your response. It is my understanding that the face-to-face clause
is part of the Fair Use section of the Copyright Law.
Mary

videolib@library.berkeley.edu writes:
>You are entirely correct but some companies insist that you buy unnecessary
> rights
>IF they are the only place selling it, you can try purchasing it as
>individual and getting reimbursed because any LEGAL copy can be used in a
>class. Unless every copy they sell to individuals requires you to sign a
>contract specifically stating it is for personal use ( contract would trump
>copyright ) which I am sure they don't, you are in the clear on this.
>
>FYI this has NOTHING to do with "fair use" it is the "FACE TO FACE teaching
>exemption
>
>Jessica
>
>
>Proud Resident of a BLUE STATE
>
>Jessica Rosner
>Kino International
>333 W 39th St. 503
>NY NY 10018
>jrosner@kino.com
>212-629-6880
>
>
>
>From: "Mary Seligman" <mseligman@portnet.k12.ny.us>
>Reply-To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
>Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2005 09:59:13 -0500
>To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
>Subject: [Videolib] Fair use of videos
>
>
>
>
>
>Good morning:
>A teacher in my building has requested we purchase the video "Pompeii" shown
>on The Discovery Channel. I called them and was told that it does not come
>with public performance rights and therefore cannot be sold to a school. It
>is my understanding that Fair Use covers the showing of videos in classrooms
>as part of instruction, which is how this would be used. I understand that I
>would need PPR if I were to show it in the auditorium for entertainment.
>Help?
>Mary Seligman
>Library Media Specialist
>Paul D. Schreiber High School
>Port Washington, NY
>
>

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Thank= s for your response. It is my understanding that the face-to-face clause is= part of the Fair Use section of the Copyright Law.
Mary

videolib=40library.berkeley.ed= u writes:
You are entirely c= orrect but some companies insist that you buy unnecessary &=23160;rights IF they are the only place selling it, you can try purchasing it as individ= ual and getting reimbursed because any LEGAL copy can be used in a class. U= nless every copy they sell to individuals requires you to sign a contract s= pecifically stating it is for personal use ( contract would trump copyright= ) which I am sure they don't, you are in the clear on this.

FYI this has NOTHING to do with "fair use" it is the "FACE T= O FACE teaching exemption

Jessica


Proud Resident of a BLUE STATE

Jessica Rosner
Kino International
333 W 39th St. 503
NY NY 10018
jrosner=40kino.com
212-629-6880



From: "Mary Seligman" <mseligman=40portnet.k12.ny.us>
Reply-To: vid= eolib=40library.berkeley.edu
Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2005 09:59:13 -0500
To: videolib= =40library.berkeley.edu
Subject: =5BVideolib=5D Fair use of videos





Good morning:
A teacher in my building has requested we purchase the video "Pompeii&= quot; shown on The Discovery Channel. &=23160;I called them and was told th= at it does not come with public performance rights and therefore cannot be = sold to a school. &=23160;It is my understanding that Fair Use covers the s= howing of videos in classrooms as part of instruction, which is how this wo= uld be used. &=23160;I understand that I would need PPR if I were to show i= t in the auditorium for entertainment.
Help?
Mary Seligman
Library Media Specialist
Paul D. Schreiber High School
Port Washington, NY




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