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The complete copyright liability handbook for librarians and educators

Author: Tomas A Lipinski
Publisher: New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, ©2006.
Series: Legal advisor for librarians, educators & information professionals, no. 1.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lipinksi presents and advanced guide to aspect of copyright - liability and risk assessment for librarians and educators -- that has not been adequately covered in other works. This is a scholarly but practical legal tool with copius footnotes. The author, a noted expert in the field of information law and policy, assumes that copyright basics have been mastered. The first part deals in detail with three types of  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tomas A Lipinski
ISBN: 1555705324 9781555705329
OCLC Number: 62324894
Description: xxxiii, 413 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: PART I: THREE TYPES OF COPYRIGHT LIABILITY: What is direct copyright infringement? --
What is contributory copyright infringement? --
What is vicarious infringement? --
PART II: PENALTIES AND IMMUNITIES IN COPYRIGHT LAW FOR LIBRARIES AND SCHOOLS: What are damages and how can they be limited? --
How can libraries and schools obtain immunity? --
What is the section 512 safe harbor? --
PART III: THE IMPACT OF DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT ON LIBRARY AND EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENTS: How should libraries and schools respond to claims of infringement? --
What is different about Section 512 in higher education? --
What about technological protections on copyright under Section 1201? --
PART IV: THREE WAYS LIBRARIES AND SCHOOLS CAN LIMIT THEIR EXPOSURE: What must be done to legally reproduce and distribute copyrighted materials in the library --
What about the circulation of copyrighted software? --
What's different about copyright compliance for distance education programs? --
Afterword : Final thoughts about liability, immunity, and risk assessment in copyright law --
PART V: COMPLIANCE TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES: Tool 1: A copyright compliance audit --
Tool 2: Implementation checklist for Section 512 registered agents --
Tool 3: Sixteen sample copyright policies.
Series Title: Legal advisor for librarians, educators & information professionals, no. 1.
Responsibility: Tomas A. Lipinski.
Local System Bib Number:
220842

Abstract:

Here, the author offers a comprehensive guide to copyright liability issues aimed at libraries and information centers. This guide covers direct, contributory, and vicarious infringement, immunity,  Read more...
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