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Copyright: Video

What you can do

Rationale/Defense

What you can use

How much you can use

Restrictions & Conditions

Show/Play (perform) in a face-to-face classroom 

Copyright Act

Records Videotapes
DVDs
Laserdiscs

No restrictions for show and play 

Must acquire materials legally and cite sources 

Transmit over the Internet or TV as a part of instruction 

TEACH Act

QuickTime Movies
YouTube Videos
Video Clips
Downloads (must be legally acquired)

Reasonable limited portions of dramatic works for transmitting over the internet or TV 

Excludes materials produced or marketed for mediated instructional activities

Must acquire materials legally and cite sources

Incorporate into a multimedia or video project to be used as part of a course

Transmit over the Internet or TV as a part of instruction 

Fair Use Doctrine and Guidelines

QuickTime Movies
YouTube Videos
Video Clips
Downloads (must be legally acquired)

10 percent or 3 minutes (the heart of the piece)

Entire works may be transmitted only once without permission. 

Use of copyrighted materials is subject to the Fair Use Test (see above.) 

Use of the heart of the work is infringement.

For distance learning: Technological measures must be in place to prevent unauthorized access or copying.

Must acquire materials legally and cite sources 

 

Flow chart for determining if you can show a video source on campus