Legal Solutions in Electronic Reserves and the Electronic Delivery of Interlibrary Loan

Legal Solutions in Electronic Reserves and the Electronic Delivery of Interlibrary Loan

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Avoid legal consequences in your library by knowing copyright law!

Legal Solutions in Electronic Reserves and the Electronic Delivery of Interlibrary Loan guides you through the process of developing policies to protect you, your library, and your patrons. The book examines the philosophy and regulations behind the laws and guidelines that apply directly to library services, allowing library staff and administration to better understand why these rules are needed. This vital resource offers suggestions and advice to ensure your library can offer the best services to your patrons while staying within the boundaries of the law.

With this informative tool, you'll learn more about:

copyright basics special allowances, licensing, penalties
confidentiality basics state regulations, institutional regulations, records retention policies
electronic reserves and electronic delivery of interlibrary loan differences of electronic versus physical, negotiating permissions and database contracts for use
and more!

Legal Solutions in Electronic Reserves and the Electronic Delivery of Interlibrary Loan shows you where to find works in the public domain and free E-material on the Internet. It also lists several Web sites to help you obtain permission, acquire information on copyrights and electronic reserves, or join a listserv or discussion group on these issues. This book includes a section on current legislative issues that will affect you in the future.

To help you plan your course of action, Legal Solutions in Electronic Reserves and the Electronic Delivery of Interlibrary Loan includes the text of several important laws and guidelines, such as:

the Copyright Law
the Agreement on Guidelines for Classroom Copying in Not-For-Profit Educational Institutions with Respect to Books and Periodicals
the CONTU Guidelines on Photocopying under Interlibrary Loan Arrangements
the CONFU Fair-Use Guidelines for Electronic Reserve Systems
the American Library Association Model Policy Concerning College and University Photocopying for Classroom, Research, and Library Reserve Use (Section on Reserves)
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Product details

  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 153.42 x 211.84 x 6.6mm | 159g
  • Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0789025590
  • 9780789025593

Table of contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chapter 1. Copyright Basics

1. What Laws Cover Copyright for Librarians and Educators?

2. Securing Copyright: What Is Protected by Copyright

3. Rights of the Copyright Holder

4. Expiration of Copyright

5. Fair Use

6. Special Allowances for Library Copying, Reserves, Interlibrary Loan, and Teaching

7. Guidelines (CONTU, CONFU)

8. Contracts vs. Copyright Law: Licensing and UCITA

9. Penalties

Chapter 2. Confidentiality Basics

1. State Regulations

2. Institutional Regulations

3. USA PATRIOT Act

4. Records-Retention Policies

Chapter 3. Electronic Reserves

1. Electronic vs. Physical Reserves

Location and Access

Classification

Circulation

Use of Service

Access in Time

Access in Space

Patron Records

Copying

2. Developing an Electronic Reserves Legal Policy

Subsequent Semesters

Storage

Limited Access

Confidentiality of Patron Records

Copyright Warning

Responsibility for Seeking Permissions

Library Portion of Permission Fees

Use While Seeking Permissions

Limits on Amount of Material from Each Title, Etc.

Explaining Copyright to Instructors

3. Negotiating Permissions for Electronic Reserve Use

4. Negotiating Database Contracts to Provide for Electronic Reserve Use

5. Cases

6. Current Legislative Issues

TEACH Act

UCITA

DMCA

Chapter 4. Electronic Delivery of Interlibrary Loan

1. Electronic vs. Physical Delivery of Interlibrary Loan

Location and Access

Circulation

Use of Service

Patron Records

Copying

2. Developing an Interlibrary Loan Legal Policy

The Suggestion of Five

Secure Delivery System

Confidentiality of Records

Copyright Notices

Fees

3. Negotiating Permissions for Interlibrary Loan Use

4. Negotiating Database Contracts for Interlibrary Loan Use

5. Cases

6. Current Legislative Issues

UCITA

USA PATRIOT Act

Chapter 5. Conclusion

Appendix 1. Copyright Law

Section 107. Limitations on Exclusive Rights: Fair Use

Section 108. Limitations on Exclusive Rights: Reproduction by Libraries and Archives

Section 109. Limitations on Exclusive Rights: Effect of Transfer of Particular Copy or Phonorecord

Section 110. Limitations on Exclusive Rights: Exemption of Certain Performances and Displays

Agreement on Guidelines for Classroom Copying in Not-for-Profit Educational Institutions with Respect to Books and Periodicals

Guidelines

CONTU Guidelines on Photocopying Under Interlibrary Loan Arrangements

CONFU Fair-Use Guidelines for Electronic Reserve Systems (Not Approved by All Parties; for Guidance Only)

American Library Association Model Policy Concerning College and University Photocopying for Classroom, Research, and Library Reserve Use (Section on Reserves)

Appendix 2. The Public Domain and Free E-Material

The Public Domain

Sources of Electronic Out-of-Copyright Material

Appendix 3. Tools

Sources of Permissions

Copyright Resources on the Web

Reserves Resources

Interlibrary Loan Resources

List-Servs and Discussion Groups

Bibliography

Cases Cited

Works Cited

Index

Reference Notes Included
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