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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... Collection , Book Reviews , Latchkey Children 8 Issues in Library Employment 9 Friends , the Internet , and Lobbying 222 240 277 321 Index 339 Preface Every librarian encounters legal issues , sometimes every day.
Library Examples Q18 Is it okay to copy pictures to make a thumbnail - image index to a collection ? Q19 Can a library show the chocolate factory assembly - line scene from I Love Lucy in a training workshop ?
Q31 When can a library make copies of unpublished works in its collection ? Q32 When can a library make copies to replace damaged copies of published works ? Q33 How does a library know when a format is " obsolete " ?
May we add them to the collection ? Q50 Can I make a copy of a work , under section 108 , even if I signed a licensing agreement that says I cannot make copies for any purpose ? Q51 When can my library make copies for interlibrary loan ...
23 However , recent case law suggests an expanding view of distribution . This would mean that a library can not add illegally made copies to its collection , as the items ' availability to patrons might be considered a distribution .
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PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY Reference Collection Book Reviews Latchkey Children
ISSUES IN LIBRARY EMPLOYMENT
FRIENDS THE INTERNET AND LOBBYING