Can I use online media & YouTube in the classroom?

Before showing a Web-based video or clip in a public place such as a classroom, it is the faculty’s responsibility to verify the website’s policy or the copyright statement that appears with the video. Many videos available from websites such as YouTube and the CBC have usage restrictions. In addition, many of the videos you find on sites like YouTube have not necessarily been placed there with the permission of the actual copyright owner and as such, cannot be used without obtaining special permission.

NOTE, obtaining copyright permission to use online videos for a course can be a lengthy and sometimes complicated process. Please contact the  Copyright Service  to  help you obtain copyright clearance.

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