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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We look at issues of direct interest to librarians as professionals , such as liability for dispensing wrong information , writing inaccurate book reviews , and liability for latchkey children . We have included some general workplace ...
Alfie Kohn and Joe Singer showed me how to organize my thoughts and research , and how to get started writing a book . My appreciation for their encouragement and help with writing goes to Robert Bickal , Colleen Cayes , Karen Dyer ...
Note that exceptions may be written into a state statute , such as no waiver for public buildings . Examples of nondiscretionary duties in Florida , as determined by the courts , include a roadside stop and arrest of an individual ...
Emerging States ' Rights Doctrine and Libraries The U.S. Constitution , as originally written , described a federal government with limited powers . The rest were reserved to the states . Over time , the federal government increasingly ...
10 If a local government adopts a privately written building code , it is even possible that the building code's copyright is still retained by its author or publisher.11 Some states have chosen to release their products into the public ...
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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
PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY Reference Collection Book Reviews Latchkey Children
ISSUES IN LIBRARY EMPLOYMENT
FRIENDS THE INTERNET AND LOBBYING