[Library Media] Glory redux

Audrey Haight audrey.haight at jordandistrict.org
Thu May 7 10:49:01 MDT 2015


Yeah, Thanks! This is great news!!

*Question:* Most professionally recorded films have a locking mechanism on
them which prevents them from being copied. Is there a way to get around
this in order to make DVD copies for our schools?

Thanks again! Audrey

On Thu, May 7, 2015 at 10:32 AM, Mariah Overlock <
moverlock at providencehall.com> wrote:

> Thanks, Cindy! That's awesome.  I'd say we have all tried diligently in
> seeking this movie!
>
> *Mariah Overlock*
> *High School Librarian*
> *Providence Hall International **Baccalaureate*
> *moverlock at providencehall.com <moverlock at providencehall.com>*
>
> On Thu, May 7, 2015 at 8:58 AM, Cindy Mitchell <
> cindy.mitchell at jordandistrict.org> wrote:
>
>> I talked to Karrie Russell who is the Copyright expert at the ALA
>> Washington Office this morning.
>>
>> She says that we are well within our rights to transfer our PG versions
>> of Glory to a DVD format because of the following provision in copyright
>> law:
>>
>> U.S. Copyright - 108(c) The right of reproduction under this section
>> applies to three copies or phonorecords of a published work duplicated
>> solely for the purpose of replacement of a copy or phonorecord that is
>> damaged, deteriorating, lost, or stolen, or if the existing format in which
>> the work is stored has become obsolete, if— (1) the library or archives
>> has, after a reasonable effort, determined that an unused replacement
>> cannot be obtained at a fair price; and (2) any such copy or phonorecord
>> that is reproduced in digital format is not made available to the public in
>> that format outside the premises of the library or archives in lawful
>> possession of such copy. For purposes of this subsection, a format shall be
>> considered obsolete if the machine or device necessary to render
>> perceptible a work stored in that format is no longer manufactured or is no
>> longer reasonably available in the commercial marketplace.
>>
>>
>> We have done our due diligence in attempting to find replacement copies
>> at reasonable prices in a current format.  So, if you can find a way to
>> transfer your VHS to DVD, then feel free to do it - up to three copies for
>> each VHS that you own.
>>
>>
>> Cindy
>> --
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>> South Jordan Middle School
>> 10245 S 2700 W
>> South Jordan UT 84095
>> 801-412-2900
>> fax: 801-412-2930
>>
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