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​Media Digitization Guidelines for Faculty

This is a guide to requesting digital copies of films, DVDs, and videotapes through the UO Libraries.

Is the original media a personal copy of a commercially produced VHS tape?

The following questions will help determine what digitization and streaming options are available for a personal copy of a commercially produced VHS tape. 

If no to all of the above...

Currently, the UO Libraries cannot copy and upload the entire content of copyrighted videos to Canvas course sites without violating copyright law.

For more help, contact a subject specialist librarian or staff in the Center for Media and Educational Technology (CMET).

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