This instructive guide provides an important survey of the many areas of the law that affect the daily operation of the library. Torrans, a practicing lawyer with a vast experience explaining these issues to librarians, presents the relevant law, focuses on key issues, and examines illuminating cases. This book is intended to alert the school librarian to the existence of legal issues that affect daily practices. Grades K-12.
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)|
|Age Range:||5 - 17 Years|
About the Author
LEE ANN TORRANS is a Texas-based attorney with a Master's degree in Library Science. She has written several articles on copyright and choreography and frequently lectures on that topic.
Table of Contents
The Scope of Copyright
The Fair USe of Material Protected by Copyright in Education
Library Archiving and Section 108 of the DMCA
Library Bibliographies Criteria for Selection and the Legal Implications and Limitations of Linking
Faculty Created Web Sites- Who Owns Them?
Patron Privacy and Filtering in the School Library- Guarding Outgoing Data- Monitoring Incoming Data
Library Bibliographies- Student Web Pages- Metatags in Websites and the Law
Licensing in the Library
Americans with Disabilities and the School Library
Employment in the Library
Policies and Procedures- A Difference with Significance