1st Edition

Legal Issues for Library and Information Managers




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ISBN 9780866565912
Published June 29, 1987 by Routledge
164 Pages

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Book Description

Here is a useful and readable volume about important and controversial legal issues of concern to all library managers and information professionals. Learn the implications of the complex, relevant laws on collective bargaining, privacy of circulation files, employee record keeping, personnel management, censorship, copyright, and much more.

Table of Contents

Contents Introduction

  • A Citadel Under Siege: A Strategy Against the Censor
  • The Freedom of Information Act: An Overview for Librarians
  • Privacy of Circulation Files Privacy Regulations and Employee Record Keeping
  • The Genesis and Present Status of Affirmative Action in Employment: Economic, Legal, and Political Realities
  • Employment Discrimination and Related Litigation in Libraries
  • Collective Bargaining and the Library Manager
  • Copyright: A Lasting Question for Managers
  • Proprietary Rights in Data Bases and Software
  • Contract Issues in Computer System Acquisitions
  • The Background of Proposed Legislation to Study Public Lending Right in the United States: Issues in Policy, Law, and Administration
  • Professional Liability

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