Answered By: Curtin Library
Last Updated: Nov 14, 2018     Views: 47

The Australian Copyright Act prohibits copying of audiovisual works without permission of the copyright holder. Many commercial videos are governed by licence agreements which prohibit online communication of the content and only permit screening in a live classroom situation. For videos hosted on YouTube, the YouTube Terms of Use prohibit the copying of the videos - recording in an iLecture is considered reproduction of the video.

Lecturers are advised to avoid capturing videos in an iLecture by pausing the recording while the video is being played or editing it out of the recording. As an alternative, they may provide you with a link to the video, if available, for you to watch separately.

The library does provide access to some videos through the online databases. These videos are covered by licensing agreements that do permit lecturers to include them in iLectures.

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