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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To my parents and my husband , who believe nothing is impossible and whom I love more each day . Mary Minow To my wife Eileen ( " down a Boreen green came a sweet colleen " ) , whose support is ever - present and who lets me stay out ...
When this is done , the license agreement , signed by the library ( or a larger entity , such as the library's parent body or a library cooperative ) , dictates the terms of downloading , printing , interlibrary loans , etc.
In other words , a school library that allows parents to access the collection would be " open to the public . " A corporate library that allows outside researchers some access may also qualify . Specifically , the law states that a ...
If your parent organization or a cooperative signed the licensing agreement , get a copy and read it . A library's ability to participate in interlibrary loan might be limited by the license agreement the library signed when it acquired ...
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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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