The Digital Collections Center has the equipment to convert the content of VHS tapes into digital format, and adhere to the following guidelines for conversion:
If the VHS is part of the Library’s Collection:
If the VHS is not part of the Library’s Collection (i.e. owned by faculty, staff, or a University Department):
Note: Physical copies of VHS that are produced and/or related to Furman University may be retained in Special Collections and Archives for preservation purposes.
Copyright protection exists in original works of authorship fixed in any tangible medium of expression. The two key phrases here are "original works" and "fixed". The creativity level required for originality is very low - a "spark" - but is required, no matter how much effort was required to create the work.
Works of authorship include the following categories: