Re: [Videolib] Restricted PPR

Judy Shoaf (jshoaf@clas.ufl.edu)
Mon, 10 Nov 2008 22:43:31 -0500

PPR is not necessary if the video is being used in face-to-face
teaching. Any legally obtained copy is OK for that.

Can Zeitgeist declare that they have the right to charge PPR for this?

Judy

jwoo wrote:
> Hi. This is going over old ground somewhat, but is there such a
> thing as Public Performance Rights with an asterisk?
>
> I got a Zeitgeist brochure for a Louise Bourgeois DVD where the PPR*
> is only for "screenings to groups of up to 50 people (libraries,
> classrooms, churches, clubs, etc.) when no admission is charged."
>
> Would this be binding if an institution bought a copy? What if a
> class has 51 students enrolled? Who's supposed to monitor the class
> size a video is being checked out for?
>
> Does the TEACH Act trump such language?
>
> Thanks, Janice @ CCA.edu
>
> p.s. it says the dvd is available exclusively to institutions, and
> there is no option for non-PPR purchase
>
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VIDEOLIB is intended to encourage the broad and lively discussion of issues relating to the selection, evaluation, acquisition,bibliographic control, preservation, and use of current and evolving video formats in libraries and related institutions. It is hoped that the list will serve as an effective working tool for video librarians, as well as a channel of communication between libraries,educational institutions, and video producers and distributors.