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Title:
The digital librarian's legal handbook
Author:
Gathegi, John Ng'ang'a.
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Publication Information:
New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, [2012]

©2012
Physical Description:
xv, 223 pages ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
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.
ISBN:
9781555706494
Format :
Book

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