Law for K-12 Libraries and Librarians

Law for K-12 Libraries and Librarians

by Lee A. Torrans

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591580362
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/30/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 264
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

Tracing Copyright

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

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