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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Special thanks and appreciation go to Elaine Resnick , who told me the deadline to sign up for the LSATs was next Friday ( and that registering for the LSATs didn't mean you had to take them , nor that you had to go to law school ) .
... make available to information content providers or others the technical means to restrict access to material described in paragraph ( 1 ) . 47 U.S.C. §230 ( c ) ( 2 ) The Loudoun court found that section 230 provided immunity from ...
Does that mean that my library , which is not a federal library , can freely copy a bibliography published by a federal library ? If a federal librarian creates a work outside the scope of his or her employment , does the librarian hold ...
Q12 What exactly do the four factors really mean ? Purpose and Character of Use Commercial Use Transformative Use Nature of the Work Amount and Substantiality Amount Substantiality Effect on the Market Q13 Is it okay to use someone's ...
Q36 Does this mean that if the titles in a library collection of videotapes are in the obsolete Beta format , a library could transfer them to VHS instead of buying new copies ? Q37 What if patrons demand a musical work on CD when the ...
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Are you getting ready to change or update your library's policies? Ever wonder if you were breaking any laws showing that movie to the pack of kids who just walked in your door? Minow, a consultant ... Read full review
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