This licence covers the recording of UK broadcasts of ERA members material via Television (including Films), Radio and some Internet broadcasts by members (fixed viewing time broadcasts only - not 'on-demand' services).
All items recorded under these licensing permissions must be labelled up with the following information:-
Material may be recorded for ‘educational’ purposes only. Analogue recordings made under licence may be transferred into digital formats for the ‘educational use’ of licensed establishments. Video recordings can be transferred to DVD / included in Powerpoint or placed on our server – but the licence states that they can only be accessed from ‘on-site terminals’ and through ‘secure access’ (password protected etc) – not from home PCs and must carry a permissions/copyright statement. See below for details on this service.
Please note: From 1 July 2013 Open University (OU) broadcasts will be covered under the ERA licence.
The ERA Licence allows material recorded from the below broadcasters/rights owners to be used in our institution for educational use - there are other members but these are the ‘broadcasting’ members.
Please note: Where any of the above broadcasters delivers programmes via the Internet and the broadcaster offers a range of 'fixed viewing times' for the viewer to select from - these may be recorded. However, it does not cover i-player style broadcasts from any of the above or 'commercial radio' broadcasts/podcasts or YouTube.
The digital options in our licence allow us to digitally record and format programmes and make them available via 'on-campus access only' from PCs and Laptops (broadband access on campus as well). In order for us to ensure that the material is locked down to on-campus access only (under the terms and conditions of the licence) lecturers should adopt the following procedure:
For more information on the Educational Recording Agency please visit their web site at http://www.era.org.uk/