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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Q23 Is it fair use when a library copies an electronic article that it has leased from a vendor , even if the license restricts copying ? Library Interlibrary Loan , Preservation , and Replacements Exceptions : Section 108 Q24 What is ...
Q60 If my library legitimately purchases an electronic item , such as a journal article , may it lend or sell it under the first sale doctrine ? Performances and Displays : Section 110 Q61 Teachers show videos in their classrooms all ...
In contrast to this , framing photographs of one website by another site was not transformative , was not fair use , and violated the copyright owner's exclusive right to display.38 However , merely copying articles to electronic ...
The newspaper articles pasted onto the electronic bulletin board in the Free Republic case were " predominantly factual . Consequently , defendants ' fair use claim is stronger than it would be had the works been purely fictional .
... courts found the third factor weighed against a finding of fair use : copying a story from a newspaper onto an electronic bulletin board , photocopying an entire article from a journal ( articles generally have their own copyright ...
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