Re: Copyright permission

Oksana Dykyj (
Thu, 07 May 1998 13:46:34 +0000 (HELP)


Would you agree that the material must be in a commercially available
format, so in this case, a purchased video or laserdisc and not an off air
recording, and the the clips must be shown using the original commercially
purchased video rather than taping them all on one tape for convenience?


> The Fairuse Guidelines for Multimedia (see my website below for the
>full text), all an educator to use up to 3 minutes from any one copyrighted
>work that they own. If one owns two different versions of the Wizard, that
>means a total of 6 minutes. The presentation containing the clips may be
>used in regular instruction and in Peer presentations at conferences etc.
>Hope this helps.
>>My boss wants to use four or five small portions of the Wizard of Oz as
>>part of a presentation. Each clip will be no more than one minutes in
>>duration. This presentation will be about collaboration and the costs
>>of running information technology organizations in higher education.
>>She will not be compensated for this and considers this an educational
>>My question: Do we need to obtain copyright permission to use the clips
>>in her presentation? If so, who do I need to contact regarding
>>obtaining this permission?
>>MGM is the studio the produced the film. If I need to contact them, do
>>any of you know the name of the person I would need to talk to?
>>Rhonda Pancoe
>>Media Acquisitions Coordinator
>>Media & Instructional Technology
>>Colgate University
>>SB-8 McGregory Hall
>>Hamilton, NY 13346
>Stan Diamond,
>424 East Foster Avenue 814-861-1537
>State College, PA 16801
>Education Technology Consultants Homepage:
> (resume avail.)
Oksana Dykyj
Head, Visual Media Resources
Instructional & Information Technology Service H-342
Concordia University
1455 de Maisonneuve West Tel: 514-848-3443
Montreal, QC, H3G 1M8 Fax: 514-848-3441