The LOC National Screening Room offers the Library’s vast moving image collection in digital format, designed to make otherwise unavailable movies, both copyrighted and in the public domain, freely accessible to the viewers worldwide.
Contains documentaries, education and training films, and popular theatrical releases across diverse subjects and disciplines. Bookmark, link, embed and share full videos as well as custom clips and playlists. All videos are fully ADA compliant.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) of 1998 is an amendment to U.S. copyright law that attempts to address copyright issues related the new and emerging technologies of the Digital Age (i.e., the Internet) that were not represented in previous legislation.
A work in the public domain can be reproduced, distributed, performed, displayed, or made into derivative works without the permission of the copyright holder(s). Includes frequently asked questions, books, and web resources.
"Orphan works" is a term used to describe works still under copyright for which the copyright owner cannot be identified, located, or contacted in order to ask for permission to use the work. Risks of use.