Fair Use and Video: Community Practices in the Fair Use of Video in Libraries
"This project began as an attempt by the American Library Association’s (ALA) Video Roundtable to establish a recommended body of practice in the fair use of video for educational purposes. A team of six librarians, with advice and guidance from ALA’s Office of Information Technology Policy, coordinated the process of gathering input from the media librarian community and created the document, below. The team conducted in-person interviews at national conferences and hosted a series of focus groups at locations across the country: Boston, Seattle, Evanston, Washington, D.C. and Richmond. About eighty library staff members with varying responsibilities for buying, processing, and/or supporting the educational use of video were included in our surveys. The document was reviewed by a group of legal scholars and lawyers expert in fair use."