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Main Title The library's legal answer book /
Author Minow, Mary.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Lipinski, Tomas A.,
Publisher American Library Association,
Year Published 2003
OCLC Number 49960628
ISBN 0838908284; 9780838908280
Subjects Library legislation--United States. ; Internet access for library users--Law and legislation--United States. ; Bibliotheken. ; Rechtsregels. ; Intellectuele eigendom. ; Juridische aspecten. ; Bibliotecas (legislaðcäao)--Estados unidos. ; Libraries--Law and legislation--United States. ; Libraries--legislation & jurisprudence.
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESAM  KF4315.M56 2003 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 08/20/2019
Collation x, 361 pages ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Notes on immunities for public entities and public employees -- Libraries and copyright -- Designing the library web page -- Filters in the library and other restrictions on Internet access -- Digital library resources and patrons with disabilities -- Library records and privacy -- Meeting rooms and displays: the public soapbox inside the library -- Professional liability: reference, collection, book reviews, latchkey children -- Issues in library employment -- Friends, the Internet and lobbying. 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? 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! Detailed and ready-to-apply answers to more than 600 legal questions will make this trouble-shooting guide your favorite quick-reference.--(Publisher's description).