Media Booking Policy for Western faculty, staff, & students:
Booking of 16mm, VHS, and DVD materials held at other Ontario universities is available to all registered faculty, staff, and students of Western University and its Affiliated University Colleges (Brescia, Huron, and King's) and St. Peter's Seminary. Titles available may be located in the Media Catalogue (formerly known as WATMEDIA).
Requests for 16mm, VHS, and DVD materials held at other Ontario universities must be placed with a minimum of 2 weeks notice.
Booked material is available for pickup from the service desk at The D.B. Weldon Library or the Cardinal Carter Library, King's University College, the day prior to show date.
Material obtained from Ontario universities must be returned to the service desk at The D.B. Weldon Library or the Cardinal Carter Library, King's University College, by 10:00 a.m. the day following the showing.
The loss of media materials should be reported promptly to Interlibrary Loans staff. The borrower must pay the replacement cost set by the lending library.
The Canadian Copyright Act permits instructors to play any film or other cinematographic work in the classroom, provided it is for educational or training purposes, is not an infringing copy, has been legally obtained and there has been no circumvention of digital locks. In addition, the film or work must be shown not for profit, on Western premises and before an audience consisting primarily of students, faculty or any person who is directly responsible for setting curriculum for Western. If any of these requirements are not met, then a film must include Public Performance Rights (PPR) in order to be shown in a public space on campus. Classrooms, student lounges, etc. are considered public places.