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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First , you might think an agency is part of the federal government , when in fact it may be a quasi - federal government agency . For example , the United States Postal Service is not a United States government agency .
The court relied heavily on the fact that Marshall's job description stated that he was responsible for researching and reporting information about advances in technologies.14 27 Are all types of works created in a library LIBRARIES AND ...
In the words of one commentator : " The fact that [ the ] defendant's book was sold for profit is not of itself determinative because if all uses for profit were to fail under this factor , practically no fair uses could be made at all ...
The more factual the work ( facts cannot be copyrighted ) , the weaker or " thinner " the copyright . In the Texaco case , the scientific journal articles photocopied were " essentially factual in nature , 945 but the content of ...
60 In addition , Napster suggests that a copying or " reproduction " to forgo the purchase of a bona fide copy does in fact impact the economic rights of the copyright owner.61 As commercial vendors either express an interest or move ...
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