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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The court granted immunity to the library , finding that section 230 prohibited " hold [ ing ] interactive computer services liable for their failure to edit , withhold or restrict access to offensive material disseminated through their ...
111 The library is prohibited from making systematic multiple copies . 112 A library may make a single copy of an item for a patron . Additional copies may be made of the same material on separate occasions.113 Specific quantitative ...
The Senate Report had some harsh words for libraries and archives involved in various common practices , suggesting that these are in fact " systematic " and prohibited by section 108 ( g ) , such as a lending / collection development ...
... or a motion picture.119 This prohibition does not apply to 108 ( b ) or ( c ) rights , however ; that is why the discussion earlier posed the question of the replacement of damaged video or cassette tapes under 108 ( c ) .
... to prohibit all others from distributing the work . On the other hand , once a sale has occurred , the first sale doctrine allows the new owner to treat the object as his own . " 123 In other words , the right of control created by ...
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