It might also be worthwile to remind teachers that, given current video
prices, if they keep renting a video on a regular basis, it won't be that
long before the rental fees exceed the purchase price.
Audio Visual/ITV Center
San Francisco State University
On Fri, 18 Dec 1998, Robin Feinland wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm wondering what people think about contractual agreements with video
> rental stores (e.g. Blockbuster, West Coast Video, etc.) as they apply to
> teachers wanting to use rented videos in classes and/or put these videos on
> reserve in the library. It has been said that such agreements might limit
> display of home use videos to very restrictive uses and take precedence
> over copyright guidelines such as the classroom face-to face teaching
> How do libaries that currently put rented videotapes on reserve respond to
> Any help would certainly be appreciated.
> Thanks in advance for your input.
> Robin G. Feinland E-mail:
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