[Videolib] Question regarding fair use?

Karen Fischer (Karen_Fischer@freenet.richland.oh.us)
Tue, 15 May 2007 12:08:10 -0500

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Good afternoon,
Our YA Librarian wants to do a program on comedy through the years and wants to use snippets/scenes of TV shows and movies to illustrate.
I would like opinions, please.
Would this be considered fair use under the law/guidelines rather than needing public performance as she is not showing entire programs or films but wants to use a couple of minutes each from various films or programs?
Karen Fischer
AudioVisual Librarian
Mansfield/Richland County Public Library
Mansfield, OH

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