All films in Seymour Library, including DVD, VHS and streaming formats, can be found through the Library Catalog. The best way to find films is to use the Advanced Search option:
DVDs and VHS tapes are located on the west end of the first floor of Seymour Library:
Films are shelved by call number according to format, either DVD or VHS.
DVD films are on the DVD Shelves and VHS tapes are on the Video Shelves.
After finding the film case, take it to the circulation desk for check out.
Some films purchased by the Library are purchased with Public Performance Rights (PPR). The Library staff is currently working on updating all library catalog records to indicate whether or not the film was purchased with PPR. The catalog record will display the notes just below the call number. If a film was acquired with PPR, the note will will read "Knox owns Public Performance Rights for this film" as in this example:
If a film was not acquired with Public Performance Rights, the note will read "No Public Performance Rights." A film not acquired with PPR will have Home Viewing Rights.
If there is no note, the Library staff can research the PPR on the film. Contact a librarian liaison to inquire about PPR for films with no note.
Films with Home Viewing Rights can be shown:
1. In a home setting. The following places have been found to constitute home settings in the college context :
2. To a specific class at Knox (applying Fair Use Guidelines). In this instance the general consensus is that the factors fall in favor of fair use.
Note: Films with Home Viewing Rights cannot be shown:
If a film has Public Performance Rights, then all the above rights apply in addition to the right to make film screenings open to the entire campus, the general public, clubs, or any group so as long as admission fees are not charged.
When borrowing DVDs or videos from Knox, keep these policies in mind:
For more information on borrowing times, renewals, and fines, see the library's Circulation Policies.
Contact Knox College Library: firstname.lastname@example.org