At 09:35 AM 10/18/2006, you wrote:
>If a home-use video is purchased from, say, the UK Amazon or Videoflicks
>in Canada, it probably shouldn't be used for face-to-face teaching since
>that provision isn't included in the copyright laws of the countries where
>the videos originated, correct?
>We've purchased a fair number of videos from overseas vendors and haven't
>been restricting them from classroom use but now I'm starting to wonder.
>Media Librarian/Acting Assistant University Librarian for Information Services
>American University Library
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