ERIC Number: ED308855
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Videotapes: Copyright and Licensing Considerations for Schools and Libraries. ERIC Digest.
Reed, Mary Hutchings
Much of the concern among librarians and educators as to the legality of library lending and classroom use of copyrighted videotapes is the result of "Home Use Only" labeling and other information supplied by the Motion Picture Association of America and some of its members. Much of this labeling and information is misleading and inapplicable to libraries and schools. This document provides guidelines for interpreting the Copyright Act for the classroom and library use of videotape recordings. (GL)
Descriptors: Classrooms, Copyrights, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Higher Education, Intellectual Property, Legal Problems, Legal Responsibility, Librarians, Libraries, Library Services, Library Technical Processes, Media Specialists, Videotape Recordings
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Policymakers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Information Resources, Syracuse, NY.