Legal Solutions in Electronic Reserves and the Electronic Delivery of Interlibrary Loan

Legal Solutions in Electronic Reserves and the Electronic Delivery of Interlibrary Loan

by Janet Brennan Croft
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0789025582

ISBN-13: 9780789025586

Pub. Date: 10/28/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Avoid legal consequences in your library by knowing copyright law!

Legal Solutions in Electronic Reserves and the Electronic Delivery of Interlibrary Loan guides you through the process of developing policies to protect you, your library, and your patrons. The book examines the philosophy and regulations behind the laws and guidelines that apply directly to

Overview

Avoid legal consequences in your library by knowing copyright law!

Legal Solutions in Electronic Reserves and the Electronic Delivery of Interlibrary Loan guides you through the process of developing policies to protect you, your library, and your patrons. The book examines the philosophy and regulations behind the laws and guidelines that apply directly to library services, allowing library staff and administration to better understand why these rules are needed. This vital resource offers suggestions and advice to ensure your library can offer the best services to your patrons while staying within the boundaries of the law.

With this informative tool, you’ll learn more about:

  • copyright basics—special allowances, licensing, penalties
  • confidentiality basics—state regulations, institutional regulations, records retention policies
  • electronic reserves and electronic delivery of interlibrary loan—differences of electronic versus physical, negotiating permissions and database contracts for use
  • and more!
Legal Solutions in Electronic Reserves and the Electronic Delivery of Interlibrary Loan shows you where to find works in the public domain and free E-material on the Internet. It also lists several Web sites to help you obtain permission, acquire information on copyrights and electronic reserves, or join a listserv or discussion group on these issues. This book includes a section on current legislative issues that will affect you in the future.

To help you plan your course of action, Legal Solutions in Electronic Reserves and the Electronic Delivery of Interlibrary Loan includes the text of several important laws and guidelines, such as:

  • the Copyright Law
  • the Agreement on Guidelines for Classroom Copying in Not-For-Profit Educational Institutions with Respect to Books and Periodicals
  • the CONTU Guidelines on Photocopying under Interlibrary Loan Arrangements
  • the CONFU Fair-Use Guidelines for Electronic Reserve Systems
  • the American Library Association Model Policy Concerning College and University Photocopying for Classroom, Research, and Library Reserve Use (Section on Reserves)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789025586
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Series:
Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery and Information Series
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsxvii
Introduction1
Chapter 1Copyright Basics5
1What Laws Cover Copyright for Librarians and Educators?5
2Securing Copyright: What Is Protected by Copyright?6
3Rights of the Copyright Holder6
4Expiration of Copyright7
5Fair Use8
6Special Allowances for Library Copying, Reserves, Interlibrary Loan and Teaching9
7Guidelines (CONTU, CONFU)11
8Contracts vs. Copyright Law: Licensing and UCITA12
9Penalties14
Chapter 2Confidentiality Basics17
1State Regulations17
2Institutional Regulations17
3USA PATRIOT Act18
4Records-Retention Policies19
Chapter 3Electronic Reserves21
1Electronic vs. Physical Reserves21
Location and Access22
Classification23
Circulation24
Use of Service25
Access in Time26
Access in Space26
Patron Records27
Copying28
2Developing an Electronic Reserves Legal Policy29
Subsequent Semesters29
Storage30
Limited Access31
Confidentiality of Patron Records31
Copyright Warning32
Responsibility for Seeking Permissions32
Library Portion of Permission Fees32
Use While Seeking Permissions32
Limits on Amount of Material from Each Title, Etc.33
Explaining Copyright to Instructors33
3Negotiating Permissions for Electronic Reserve Use33
4Negotiating Database Contracts to Provide for Electronic Reserve Use34
5Cases34
6Current Legislative Issues35
TEACH Act35
UCITA35
DMCA35
Chapter 4Electronic Delivery of Interlibrary Loan37
1Electronic vs. Physical Delivery of Interlibrary Loan37
Location and Access38
Circulation39
Use of Service39
Patron Records40
Copying40
2Developing an Interlibrary Loan Legal Policy41
The Suggestion of Five41
Secure Delivery System41
Confidentiality of Records41
Copyright Notices41
Fees42
3Negotiating Permissions for Interlibrary Loan Use42
4Negotiating Database Contracts for Interlibrary Loan Use43
5Cases43
6Current Legislative Issues44
UCITA44
USA PATRIOT Act44
Chapter 5Conclusion45
Appendix 1Copyright Law47
Section 107. Limitations on Exclusive Rights: Fair Use47
Section 108. Limitations on Exclusive Rights: Reproduction by Libraries and Archives48
Section 109. Limitations on Exclusive Rights: Effect of Transfer of Particular Copy or Phonorecord52
Section 110. Limitations on Exclusive Rights: Exemption of Certain Performances and Displays54
Agreement on Guidelines for Classroom Copying in Not-for-Profit Educational Institutions with Respect to Books and Periodicals58
Guidelines58
CONTU Guidelines on Photocopying Under Interlibrary Loan Arrangements61
CONFU Fair-Use Guidelines for Electronic Reserve Systems (Not Approved by All Parties; for Guidance Only)63
American Library Association Model Policy Concerning College and University Photocopying for Classroom, Research and Library Reserve Use (Section on Reserves)67
Appendix 2Public Domain and Free E-Material71
The Public Domain71
Sources of Electronic Out-of-Copyright Material71
Appendix 3Tools75
Sources of Permissions75
Copyright Resources on the Web76
Reserves Resources76

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