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Libraries and legal issues

Libraries and legal issues

papers read at the one-day conference of the London and Home Counties Branch of the Library Association held at Holborn Library, 15th May 1985 under the chairmanship of Colin Sneddon

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Published by Library Association, London and Home Counties Branch in Meopham, Kent .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Library legislation -- Great Britain -- Congresses.,
  • Libraries and state -- Great Britain -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Vaughan Whibley.
    ContributionsWhibley, Vaughan., Library Association. London and Home Counties Branch.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p. ;
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17084222M
    ISBN 100902119338

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    Jessica Merritt shares a column on "25 Important Legal Issues Every Librarian Should Research" at Best Colleges Online, reminding librarians that there are important legal issues to consider.A number of points are relevant to censorship issues, especially in the United States, including the ones below: Filters: Many public libraries are under pressure to filter Internet access to patrons. Importance of libraries in the society. Education - Libraries offer people a chance to go through centuries of reading material which makes them knowledgeable about the world in which they live. There are countless stories of people who sourced their creativity from stories in books. Mr. Kamkwamba, a Malawian national, once read a book on.

    Intellectual Property Issues for Digital Libraries at the Intersection of Law, Technology, and the Public Interest: /ch The development of Digital libraries and repositories, a worldwide vision with enormous political and ideological importance for humanity, in an effort toAuthor: Dionysia Kallinikou, Marinos Papadopoulos, Alexandra Kaponi, Vassiliki Strakantouna.   Rapp: If authors have legal questions and want peace of mind they should get a legal opinion from an e of the expansion of self-publishing there are an increasing number of lawyers who will assess legal issues in a book and tell you Author: Bernard Starr.


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