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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... infringement.13 CASE STUDY LOUDOUN COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD HELD NOT IMMUNE Absolute Immunity Argument Failed Individual library board members were sued along with the library board as an entity in the landmark Mainstream Loudoun v .
Supreme Court held that the Eleventh Amendment shielded states from some federal lawsuits concerning infringement of patent and trademark interests.25 It is not yet known whether states will enjoy some immunity from copyright lawsuits ...
Yet we've never been sued for " liability " or contributing to copyright infringement . Q68 Can a library be liable when its patrons use its equipment to infringe copyright ? Q69 What if the library makes a copy at the request of a ...
Q76 How does a library " designate an agent " to receive notifications of claimed infringements , as required for the last two categories , " information residing on library computers " and " information location tools " ?
... or display receive it in the same place or in separate places and at the same time or at different times , " the library may be infringing copyright.27 If a library allows patrons to view videos on its LIBRARIES AND COPYRIGHT 25.
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