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Author Behrnd-Klodt, Menzi L.
Title Navigating legal issues in archives / Menzi L. Behrnd-Klodt.
Imprint Chicago : Society of American Archivists, c2008.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  KF4325 .B44 2008    AVAILABLE


Call # KF4325 .B44 2008
Phys. Description vii, 329 p. : forms ; 23 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-317) and index.
Contents [pt. 1.] The legal framework. Policies and procedures -- Working effectively with legal counsel -- An introduction to legal process and litigation -- [pt. 2.] Acquisition and ownership issues. Acquiring archives -- Archival appraisal, reappraisal, and deaccesioning -- Loans and loan agreements -- Abandoned and unclaimed materials -- Tax considerations -- Risks, risk management, and insurance considerations -- [pt. 3.] Access and administrations issues. Acess and privacy issues in archives -- Balancing confidentiality concerns and legal privileges with access to lawyers' papers -- Access to student education records under the family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) -- Medical records privacy and access issues for archivists -- Access to presidential records -- Access to public records -- Replevin : protection and recovery of missing public records -- Records and information management -- The implications of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act for record managers and corporate archivists -- Cultural property and records of cultural property -- [pt. 4.] Copyright and intellectual property law and considerations : their effects on archivists and archival access and use. "To serve the public welfare and promote science and the useful arts" : The U.S. Copyright Law -- Copyright and related rights issues : permissions, releases, music, and moral rights -- Intellectual property rights : why trademarks, patents, and related rights should matter to archivists.
Summary Attorney and archivist Menzi Behrnd-Klodt details legal issues from acquisition to ownership, access, administration, and the effects of copyright and intellectual property law on archivists and archives. --from publisher description.
Subject Archives -- Law and legislation -- United States.
ISBN 1931666288 (alk. paper)
9781931666282 (alk. paper)