Chicago : Neal-Schuman, An imprint of the American Library Association, 2013.
Book — 1 online resource (xxv, 734 pages).
The information acquisition landscape today
Basic contract law concepts
Contract formation and enforceability
Broader legal and policy issues in licensing
Electronic signatures in Global and National Commerce Act and the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act
Negotiated and nonnegotiated licenses
Shrink-wrap, click-wrap, and browse-wrap licenses
The end user license agreements (websites)
General public licenses, open source agreements, and creative commons agreements
Basic music and media licenses
The Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act
The developing law of implied licenses
The future look of licenses
A basic licensing glossary
Four common library licenses deconstructed
Twenty sample key clauses to look for in content licenses
Look before you license:
126 questions and answers for evaluating licenses.
"Legal expert Lipinski offers a definitive sourcebook for information licensing in libraries, including copyright and contract matters, general contract law concepts, developments in online and information contracting; and the advantages and disadvantages of licensing. Readers will find clear guidance on deciphering the legalese in agreements, advice on negotiating or countering provisions with library-friendly alternatives, and detailed explanations of specific licenses as well as a discussion of issues regarding online and information contracting. Additionally, three special sections provide valuable information in an easy-to-reference format: Deconstructions of four common license agreements: Access Newspaper Archive, BioOne, Nature Academic, and Amazon.com Kindle Answers to 126 questions about specific licensing agreements, plus a glossary, checklist and review tool for evaluating a license agreement 20 key issues in licensing agreements, accompanied by sample clauses. You'll save time, money, and unnecessary stress by putting the law on your side with this all-in-one guide to buying and licensing agreements"--Provided by publisher.
2nd ed. - Chicago : American Library Association, 2006.
Book — 1 online resource (ix, 141 pages) : illustrations
The reach of copyright
The scope of protectable works
Works without copyright protection
Rights of ownership
Duration and formalities: how long do copyrights last?
Who owns the copyright?
The rights of copyright owners
Exceptions to the rights of owners
Working with fair use
Fair use: getting started
Fair use: understanding the four factors
Getting comfortable with fair use: applying the four factors
The meaning of fair-use guidelines
Focus on education and libraries
Distance education and the TEACH Act
Libraries and the special provisions of
Responsibilities, liabilities, and doing the right thing
Music and copyright
The digital millennium copyright act
Copyright and unpublished materials
Permission from copyright owners.
Copyright in the world of digital information is changing at a fevered pace, even as educators and librarians digitize, upload, download, draw on databases, and incorporate materials into web-based instruction. It's essential to stay abreast of copyright law and fair use without information overload. For fresh, timely insights and application of copyright law for librarians, educators, and academics, Professor Crews maps the territory in a dramatically revised edition of "Copyright Essentials". Readers will: Learn basic copyright definitions and key exceptions for education and library services; Find information quickly with key points sidebars, legislative citations and cross-references; Understand the four factors of fair use and related court interpretations; Get up to speed on current interpretations of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act from a librarian-educator viewpoint. Highly praised in its 2000 edition, the new "Copyright Essentials" draws on cutting edge case law in 18 discrete areas of copyright, including specialized and controversial music and sound recording issues. Information professionals will find the tools they need to take control of their rights and responsibilities as copyright owners and users in this succinct, easy-to-use guide. (source: Nielsen Book Data)