Essential Law for Information Professionals (Paperback)Paul Pedley (author)
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Using individual cases to illustrate underlying principles and contextualize regulations, this book manages to cut through the legalese and provide exactly what's needed in an easily digestible format. This gives you the tools to quickly assess legal hazards and identify solutions.
New and up-to-date coverage includes: the Digital Economy Act 2010 and it's implications for librariesthe Open Government License and the re-use of public sector informationpatents and trademarksCILIP's guidelines on user privacy in librariesthe move to extend legal deposit to electronic contenrecent changes in libel lawthe Data Protection Act and new penalties for infringementdigital content and platformsopen access and social networking. Readership: This is an essential guide for anyone working in the information professions. It is also the ideal legal textbook for students of information studies and librarianship.
Publisher: Facet Publishing
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 256 g
Dimensions: 234 x 165 x 21 mm
Edition: 3rd New edition
"Essential Law is just that - essential reading for any information professional, particularly those with responsibility for compliance in areas such as copyright." -- CILIP CLSIG Journal
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