Video Streaming Licenses: Using a Decision Tree and Workflow Chart




Towery, Stephanie
Price, Amanda N.
Cowen, Karen E.

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Clemson University Press


This paper documents the results of a three-year process at a university library to develop a workflow for acquiring streaming video for use in face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses. The authors of this paper created two tools that guide their library in acquiring streaming video: the Streaming Resources Decision Tree (SRDT) and the Streaming Video Workflow Chart (SVWC). This paper describes the SRDT in depth, and the SVWC in brief. This paper describes the legal rationale behind the SRDT, which explores the limits of the right to fair use in U.S. copyright law.



streaming, academic libraries, copyright, fair use, video


Towery S., Price A. N., Cowen K. E. (2019). Video Streaming Licenses: Using a Decision Tree and Workflow Chart. Journal of Copyright in Education and Librarianship, 3(1), pp. 1-32.


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