Q. Can I show a youtube video to my class? Is this legal under copyright law?

Answer

Yes, a YouTube video can be shown in a classrom, as long as:

  • the video is streamed directly from the site and is not downloaded
  • citation to the video is included in powerpoint for the presentation. Remove the embedded video after the presentation and include citation and link for reference
  • the video is not uploaded into CourseSpaces without permission from the copyright owner

More information is available on the UVic copyright website.

  • Last Updated Nov 02, 2017
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  • Answered By Inba Kehoe

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