The Library s Legal Answer Book

Looks at legal issues surrounding libraries, covering such toipcs as designing a Web site, copyright, library empolyees, and providing access to people with disabilities.

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Author: Mary Minow

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838908284

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 361

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Looks at legal issues surrounding libraries, covering such toipcs as designing a Web site, copyright, library empolyees, and providing access to people with disabilities.

The Library s Legal Answers for Makerspaces

Untangling the knotty legal questions surrounding makerspaces, the authors’ straightforward answers will empower libraries to use makerspaces to foster a true sense of community.

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Author: Mary Minow

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9780838913901

Category: Law

Page: 128

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Library makerspaces are truly transformative, inviting library users to create, innovate, and collaborate. But like any cutting-edge initiative, makerspaces also bring up a host of new and unique legal questions. In this first-of-its-kind e-book, three legal experts deliver detailed and reliable answers in plain language for library managers and staff, along with legal citations. Organized in Q & A format for quick reference, this concise resource offers sound advice on such issues as key clauses to look for when evaluating insurance coverage;American with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance;how copyright applies to 3-D printing, plus guidance for handling controversial output such as sex toys or swastikas;parental release forms for minors;what trademark law has to say about action figures and logos;how to protect the library from secondary infringement claims; and avoiding negligence lawsuits.Untangling the knotty legal questions surrounding makerspaces, the authors’ straightforward answers will empower libraries to use makerspaces to foster a true sense of community.

The Library s Legal Answers for Meeting Rooms and Displays

Grounded in the authors’ expert guidance, this e-book will give your staff the knowledge they need to keep your library out of messy legal problems.

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Author: Mary Minow

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9780838914403

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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When your public library invites the community to its spaces—a meeting room, an auditorium, bulletin board, or exhibit case—you take on the responsibility to uphold First Amendment rights of free expression. That includes the members of your frontline staff, who are busy fielding calls and responding to emails. Grounded in the authors’ expert guidance, this e-book will give your staff the knowledge they need to keep your library out of messy legal problems. The convenient Q& A format offers straightforward answers to common situations, addressing such topics as: the legal concept of “public forum” and how it applies to meeting rooms and the outside grounds of the library;the rights of religious groups to use library spaces;understanding the balance between free speech rights and offensive ideas or behavior; anddealing with groups with discriminatory policies.Providing authoritative answers backed up with case citations for your trustees and attorneys, this e-book will ensure you feel confident serving your community while staying within the law.

The Catholic Library World

Like many books of this type , the different chapters vary in quality , timeliness
and length . ... Taken together , The Library's Legal Answer Book and Libraries ,
Museums , and Archives : Legal Issues and Ethical Challenges in the New ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015063395928

Category: Catholic libraries

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Legal Reference for Librarians

Many law school and public law libraries have pathfinders on their websites. ...
notiCEs. Publicly posted notices of library policies on legal reference questions
can help pro se library users understand the ... The Library's Legal Answer Book.

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Author: Paul D. Healey

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9780838911174

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 232

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In recent years the number of Americans who have decided to handle their own legal affairs without the help of a lawyer has skyrocketed. Ranging from people writing their own wills or drafting a contract to those trying to represent themselves in court, they’re going to public and academic libraries for answers. As both an attorney and a librarian, Healy’s background makes him uniquely qualified to advise library staff on providing users with the legal information they seek, and in this handbook, he Provides a concise orientation on legal research, including strategies for finding information quickly and a handpicked compendium of the best resources Offers guidance on how to provide advice on legal research while steering clear of liability Covers federal legal reference as well as all 50 states, with a comprehensive list of web-based legal resources Library staff can provide valuable and ethical legal reference guidance with the practical guidance in this book.

The Librarian s Legal Companion for Licensing Information Resources and Services

Tomas A. Lipinski, a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, completed his Juris Doctor (
JD) at Marquette University Law ... Monographs include The Library's Legal
Answer Book (ALA, 2003), co-authored with Mary Minow; Copyright Law in the ...

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Author: Tomas A. Lipinski

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9781555706104

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 734

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Legal expert Lipinski offers a definitive sourcebook for information licensing in libraries, including copyright and contract matters, general contract law concepts, developments in online and information contracting; and the advantages and disadvantages of licensing. Readers will find clear guidance on deciphering the legalese in agreements, advice on negotiating or countering provisions with library-friendly alternatives, and detailed explanations of specific licenses as well as a discussion of issues regarding online and information contracting.

What You Need to Know About Privacy Law A Guide for Librarians and Educators

A Guide for Librarians and Educators Gretchen McCord ... National Association of
College and University Attorneys, 2007). Minow, Mary, and Tomas A. Lipinski,
The Library's Legal Answer Book (Chicago: American Library Association, 2003).

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Author: Gretchen McCord

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781610690829

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 134

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U.S. privacy laws are confusing and hard to interpret. This book provides clear, substantive guidance to educators who work with minors in these rapidly changing, technological times. • Addresses the complicated topic of privacy law and specific issues for pre-K–12 educators in an easy-to-read, accessible manner • Supplies valuable resource lists for staying current with ever-changing law and issues in privacy law • Organizes and presents information in a fashion that enables readers to think critically and make independent analyses of their specific environment

College Research Libraries News

The Library's Legal Answer Book , by Mary Minow and Tomas A. Lipinski ( 361
pages , January 2003 ) , covers — in Q & A format and in a fair amount of detail
— many of the troubling legal questions library administrators are commonly ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105111056375

Category: Academic libraries

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Introduction to Public Librarianship

Metuchen , NJ : Scarecrow Press . Libraries for the Future . Community
Foundations and the Public Library . Available : www.lff.org/research/community.
html . Minow , Mary , and Tomas A. Lipinski . 2003. The Library's Legal Answer
Book .

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Author: Kathleen de la Peña McCook

Publisher: New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers

ISBN: UOM:39015060404319

Category: Education

Page: 406

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Practitioners and students will find much of value in this essential source for learning about the successful management and functioning of public libraries today.

Knowledge Management for Librarians

... Library Web Pages Using Open Source Tool Stephen R. Westman Blueprint for
your Library Marketing Plan A Guide to ... L. Hillmann Elaine L. Westbrooks The
Library's Legal Answer Book Mary Minow / Tomas A. Lipinski Maxwell's Guide ...

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Author: Anil Kumar Dhiman

Publisher: Ess Ess Publications

ISBN: NWU:35556040503005

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 633

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Knowledge management is emerging as a new concept in the management field. Though this concept is for business organizations, it is also attracting the interest of library professionals in managing library and information centers. This book is written to familiarize librarians with knowledge management and its possible uses. Knowledge management, its various tasks and activities, and its implementation aspects are discussed in detail throughout. A special chapter emphasizes the possible uses of knowledge management in academic, public, and special libraries.

Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources

Complete Guide to Performance Standards for Directories , Inc. • Quarterly .
Including access to Library Personnel . Carol F. Goodson . Neal The Library's
Legal Answer Book . Mary Minow and Internet version ( weekly updates ) .
Contains all ...

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Author: Linda D. Hall

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0787697036

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1314

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Each updated edition of this detailed resource identifies nearly 35,000 live, print and electronic sources of information listed under more than 1,100 alphabetically arranged subjects -- industries and business concepts and practices. Edited by business information expert James Woy.

Albany Law Journal

Fol - text - books , reports , session laws ( including comlowing that sketch it will
be necessary to show pilations and ... The law library now occupies that portion
of the In the library there are 13,214 volumes in the capitol basement which is just
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ISBN: UOM:35112100788415

Category: Law

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The Bibliographer a journal of book lore

An Answer to a Legal Argument on the Toleration Act, shewing that the Court of
Quarter Sessions have a judicial function as to the Administration of Oaths to
persons offering themselves for qualification as Protestant Dissenting Ministers.

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ISBN: UCAL:$B223769

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Library Journal

The simple library law was made for Massachusetts , and the commission would
not IOWA STATE LIBRARY ... G : T. Little , Bowdoin Col- brary is its use of books
and not its technical the small library . ... connecThe commission is always ready
to answer tion with the public libraries and make the questions or give advice .

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ISBN: UVA:X004538413

Category: Libraries

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Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources

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Author: James Woy

Publisher: Gale Group

ISBN: 0787664863

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1200

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Each updated edition identifies nearly 35,000 live, print and electronic sources of information listed under more than 1,100 alphabetically arranged subjects--industries and business concepts and practices. Edited by business information expert James Woy.

Forthcoming Books

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Author: Rose Arny

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015054026961

Category: American literature

Page:

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Illinois Libraries

With a reasonable collection , the public librarian can and should be able to
answer many legal / medical questions for the layman . In law , a good but dated
bibliography is Roy Mersky's Law Books for Non - Law Libraries and Laymen ,
which ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105119068760

Category: Libraries

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Contemporary Authors

CAREER: Attorney at law, 1981-90; Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY,
associate librarian and associate director of H. Douglas Barclay Law Library,
1990-92, adjunct ... The Library's Legal Answer Book, American Library
Association, 2002.

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Author: Gale Group

Publisher: Gale Cengage

ISBN: 0787666998

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 446

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Your students and users will find biographical information on approximately 300 modern writers in this volume of Contemporary Authors® .

Legal Intelligencer

مم DISTRICT COURT , PHILADELPHIA . common with all the stock of the
Association , FRANKLIN LAW BOOKS . ated by the latter to his ... By Francis
Wharton , Esq . , author of " Ameri . hereafter on the interests of the Library and of
curities 89,135 56 can Criminal Law ... low as are consistent with security .
answer to one consulting it , possesses a peculiar vir . borrowers , Though
backward in accounting ...

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924061603191

Category: Law

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