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Streaming Media (NE): Netflix and more

I Want to Stream Content from Netflix and Other Streaming Vendors

Can I Stream Netflix in the Classroom?

Answer:  NO but...

Netflix and Educational Screening (taken from their website):

Some Original educational documentaries are available for one-time educational screenings. To find out which titles are available for educational screenings, go to the "Only On Netflix" section of media.netflix.com. From here, navigate to "All Alphabetical." Titles that are available for educational screenings will display the following grant of permission on their details page:


GRANT OF PERMISSION FOR EDUCATIONAL SCREENINGS

Netflix is proud to present original documentaries that speak to our users in a meaningful way. We know that many of you are as excited about these films as we are; and because of their informational aspects, you'd like to show them in an educational setting -- e.g., in the classroom, at the next meeting of your community group, with your book club, etc. Consequently, we will permit one-time educational screenings of any of the documentaries noted with this information, on the following terms:

  • The documentary may only be accessed via the Netflix service, by a Netflix account holder. We don't sell DVDs, nor can we provide other ways for you to exhibit the film.
  • The screening must be non-profit and non-commercial. That means you can’t charge admission, or solicit donations, or accept advertising or commercial sponsorships in connection with the screening.
  • Please don’t use Netflix’s logos in any promotion for the screening, or do anything else that indicates that the screening is “official” or endorsed by Netflix.

We trust our users to respect these guidelines, which are intended to help you share and discuss our documentary content in your community.​

Can I Stream Amazon Prime in the Classroom?

Answer: NO

Section 4h of the Amazon Prime Video Terms of Use states:

Subject to payment of any charges to rent, purchase, or access Digital Content, and your compliance with all terms of this Agreement, Amazon grants you a [...] limited license, during the applicable Viewing Period, to access and view the Digital Content in accordance with the Usage Rules, for personal, non-commercial, private use.

Source: https://library.kutztown.edu/c.php?g=843893&p=7678410

Can I Stream Hulu in the Classroom?

Answer: NO

Section 3.2 of the Hulu Terms of Use states:

Hulu is pleased to grant you a non-exclusive limited license to use the Services, including accessing and viewing the Content on a streaming-only basis through the Video Player, for personal, non-commercial purposes as set forth in these Terms.

Source: https://library.kutztown.edu/c.php?g=843893&p=7678410

Can I Stream From Other Streaming Vendors?

Answer: Generally other personal streaming vendors do not grant rights for institutional or educational use.  Students may be able to access free streaming content through platforms such as YouTube but please see Free on the Web for precautions and additional options.