[Library Media] Glory redux

Cindy Mitchell cindy.mitchell at jordandistrict.org
Thu May 7 11:38:51 MDT 2015


Marianne:

I think that means you have to own a VHS copy of the movie in order to make
the DVD copy that you now need.

Cindy M.

On Thu, May 7, 2015 at 10:49 AM, Audrey Haight <
audrey.haight at jordandistrict.org> wrote:

> 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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Cindy Mitchell
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10245 S 2700 W
South Jordan UT 84095
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