Films, videos, and DVDs are protected under copyright law. Showing rented or purchased videocassettes or DVDs is considered a "performance" and in most cases is limited to use inside the home. Residence hall rooms would be considered the student's home. Showing outside the home requires a Movie Copyright Compliance Site License.
Fair use allows the showing of films, videos, etc. in the classroom under these circumstances:
Exceptions (i.e., may be shown out of the classroom)
Faculty and staff may show a video outside of the classroom and open the program to the entire Edgewood College community if they arrange for a Movie Copyright Compliance Site License. Here are two ways of doing this:
Library Phone: 608-663-3300
Library Address: 959 Edgewood College Dr. Madison, WI 53711