off air taping

David Gilbert (dgilbert@WELLESLEY.EDU)
Thu, 07 Nov 1996 11:48:44 -0500

The 10/45 off air taping guideline is just that, a guideline. It is an
interpretation and extension of various concepts of Chapter 17 developed by
a House committee along with members of the educational and "money-making"
communities. There is nothing in the copyright law which specifically
addresses (or allows) taping tv programs for use in non-profit educational

Please visit the Music Library Association Legislation Commitee's web site A
Guide to Copyright for Music Librarians which has the text of the relevant
guidelines, FAQs on educational use of media, and links to other internet
resources, including the copyright law itself.


David Gilbert - Music Librarian - Wellesley College -