Showing Videos in Online Classes
To find copyright information on showing videos in online classes, visit our Copyright Guide.
Due to TEACH Act restrictions, it's rarely acceptable to show an entire video in class:
The TEACH Act amendment to the Copyright Act
, codified at § 110(2)
, permits the performance of a reasonable and limited portion of films in an online classroom
Using Video Clips
- Many of our streaming video resources permit you to make clips for your class without infringing on a film's copyright.
- You will find instructions on how to create clips on each site.
Showing the Entire Video
If you believe it is necessary to show the entire work, please follow these steps: