The Library's Legal Answer Book
Every librarian who wants to make wise policy decisions and protect the organization from legal challenges can now consult the library legal team of Minow and Lipinskil Libraries are in the thick of legal issues as new technologies add layers of complexity to everyday work in the library. How do you know what's legal? What can you do to identify and address issues before they turn into bona fide legal matters? Where do you turn for help? In this comprehensive and authoritative, yet easy-to-understand Q & A customized for librarians, you'll find expert guidance on complex issues. With coverage of all the issues of the day - filters, fair use, copyright, Web publishing and Internet use, software sharing, ADA compliance, free speech, privacy, access, and employment and liability issues - you will have a librarian's J.D. in short order! This timely and practical desktop tool: Focuses on quick and reader-friendly answers to common legal questions; Provides examples of legal challenges faced in libraries; Includes precedents and case citations to conduct additional research; Supports libraries in their commitment to access without liability; With detailed and ready-to-apply answers to
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Stat . § 768.28 ( 1989 ) that waives sovereign immunity for the state and its subdivisions , including municipalities . 6. Mainstream Loudoun v . Loudoun County Library , 2 F. Supp . 2d 783 , 789 ( E.D. Va . 1998 ) . 7.
104-39 , 109 Stat . 336-344 ( codified at 17 U.S.C. §§101 , 111 , 196 , 114 , 119 , 801-803 . See also S. Rep . No. 104-128 , at 10 ( 1995 ) , reprinted in 1994 U.S. Code Congressional And Administrative News 356 , 357 . 32.
12-492 , 106 Stat . 3145 ( 1992 ) ; 17 U.S.C. § 107 ( 2000 ) . 71. H.R. Rep . No. 102-836 , at 1 ( 1992 ) , reprinted in 1992 U.S. Code Congressional and Administrative News 2553 , 2553 . 72. H.R. Rep . No.
105-304 , 112 Stat . 2889 , Title IV ( 1998 ) ; Pub . L. No. 105-298 , 112 Stat . 2827 , Title I ( 1998 ) . 87. S. Rep . No. 105-190 , at 62 ( 1998 ) . 88. 17 U.S.C. § 108 ( b ) ( 2000 ) . 89. See Dwayne K. Butler and Kenneth D. Crews ...
105-298 , 112 Stat . 2827 , Title I ( 1998 ) . 118. 17 U.S.C. §108 ( h ) ( 2 ) ( A ) - ( B ) ( 2000 ) . 119. 17 U.S.C. §108 ( i ) ( 2000 ) . 120. H.R. Rep . No. 94-1476 , at 60 ( 1976 ) , reprinted in U.S. Copyright Office , Circular 21 ...
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