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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Contents Preface vii Acknowledgments ix Notes on Immunities for Public Entities and Public Employees 1 124 1 Libraries and Copyright 13 2 Designing the Library Web Page 85 3 Filters and Other Restrictions on Internet Access 4 Digital ...
... action voluntarily taken in good faith to restrict access to or availability of material that the provider or user considers to be obscene , lewd , lascivious , filthy , excessively violent , harassing , or otherwise objectionable ...
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 ...
Also , the library must affix the following notice to the packaging that contains the computer program , verbatim : Computer Programs Notice : Warning of Copyright Restrictions The copyright law of the United States ( Title 17 , United ...
It must say : 159 NOTICE : WARNING CONCERNING COPYRIGHT RESTRICTIONS The copyright law of the United States ( Title 17 , United States Code ) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material .
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