Answered By: Siu Chen Lim
Last Updated: Aug 22, 2019     Views: 140

Under section 23 of the Copyright Act, students and staff of NUS are allowed to screen the video from NUS Libraries media collection in class as part of a lecture or assignment as long as:-

  • The showing of the work is undertaken by a teaching staff or student in the course of activities of NUS for the purpose of instruction.
  • The audience must be limited to the teaching staff and students of the institution and others who are directly connected to the activities of the institution.

Note: The above applies to offline screening of videos. For videos to be streamed from LumiNUS, permission from the copyright owner is required or, if available, a hyperlink to a version free from copyright restrictions will be provided. For more information, please contact the NUS Libraries LumiNUS Team.

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