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Author Gathegi, John Ng'ang'a.
Title The digital librarian's legal handbook / John N. Gathegi.
Imprint New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, c2012.
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 Main Collection  KF2995 .G38 2012    AVAILABLE


Call # KF2995 .G38 2012
Phys. Description xv, 223 p. ; 23 cm.
Series The legal advisor for librarians, educators & information professionals ; no. 3
Legal advisor for librarians, educators & information professionals ; no. 3.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction to legal issues in digital libraries -- What are the special features of digital libraries and what are some of the legal impacts of those features? -- Who are content owners? -- What rights do content owners have and what are the limitations to those rights? -- How long do the rights last? -- How are rights acquired from owners? -- What should you know about digital media licenses? -- What is infringement and what are the results of infringement? -- What should you be aware of in digital rights management systems? -- What are service providers and what is the service provider safe harbor? -- What are copyright royalties? -- What is proprietary and private information? -- International aspects of copyright -- Appendix 1. Notices of termination of transfers and licenses (Code of federal regulations) -- Appendix 2. Exemption to prohibition against circumvention (Code of federal regulations) -- Appendix 3. Quick-reference compilation of notable points from each chapter -- Appendix 4. Quick-reference compilation of compliance checklists -- Appendix 5. Resources for finding copyright owners and clearances -- Appendix 6. Suggested analyses for hypothetical questions from each chapter.
Subject Copyright -- United States.
Digital libraries -- United States.
Librarians -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
ISBN 9781555706494 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1555706495 (pbk. : alk. paper)