There are many online search gateways you can use to find suitable existing video resources. Examples include:
EDINA Film and Sound Online - A JISC funded set of film and sound resources that can be used in teaching and research. Login required for access.
|SCRAN - A large on-line collection of images and multimedia files. Athens login required for access.
(Go to SCRAN)
|BUFVC (British Universities Film and Video Council) - provide several facilities for searching for appropriate video resources Moving Image Gateway, HERMES and TRILT|
|Creative Commons - An initiative to allow sharing of resources including on-line video.
(Search the Creative Commons)
|Getty images - a vast archive of high qulaity materials available at a range of costs.
(Go to Getty Images Footage)
EDINA also provide a very comprehensive list of links to other sources of video and film resources.
The Educational Recording Agency (ERA) Licence held by the University means that materials recorded from broadcasts can be used in teaching (more information on the ERA licence). The Media Services team can assist in the recording and use of such materials.
The use of existing video resources in teaching is subject to copyright limitations. The nature of these limitations are complex and depend on the copyright holder and the manner in which you intend to use and distribute the video. In general this means that the following actions are not allowed without specific permission being given by the copyright owner:
For further information please see the advice of the University Library.
The BUFVC can offer specific and detailed advice on copyright limitations affecting the use of exisitng video in teaching. See the BUFVC website for details of how to contact them.