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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Florida Prepaid Postsecondary Education Expense Board , 527 U.S. 666 ( 1999 ) ( dismissing trademark and unfair trade practices claims ) . 26. Kenneth D. Crews , Are State Universities Immune from Copyright Liability ?
Q62 We have educational programs in our meeting room . Is that " a similar place devoted to instruction " ? Q63 If two or three students are in the library and wish to view a video , is that permissible ? Q64 Can a library turn on the ...
Understanding these provisions is important in applying the law to other areas such as the classroom , distance education , and the debate over license versus copyright . The questions posed and the answers provided will help the reader ...
By statute , the four factors are ( 1 ) the purpose and character of the use , including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes ; ( 2 ) the nature of the Fair Use Factors : copyrighted work ...
Purpose and Character of Use Most nonprofit , governmental , or academic library copying will fare well on the first factor when the copies are for nonprofit , educational use . If the library is in a corporate setting , or the library ...
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