Copyright for Academic Librarians and Professionals

Author: Rebecca P. Butler
Publisher: Amer Library Assn
ISBN: 0838912141
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A handbook on copyright law for college and university librarians, faculty, technology specialists, and more who work in higher education environments.

The Copyright Librarian

Author: Linda Frederiksen
Publisher: Chandos Publishing
ISBN: 9780081002117
Release Date: 2015-11-06
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Within most libraries in the United States today there is an information professional who has become the ‘go-to’ person for grasping and grappling with copyright questions. While not an attorney, this librarian has developed an awareness and understanding of copyright law, legislation and practice as they relate to a wide variety of library activities. This practical handbook provides a broad overview of copyright librarianship. It is written for information professionals whose area of expertise, specialization or job it is to inform and educate others about the ethical use and best practices surrounding copyrighted materials It is written about the person with solid analytical skills and the ability to adapt and adjust in a rapidly changing environment; someone who can serve as an intermediary between information producers and consumers; someone who is knowledgeable about the law and providing access to information; someone who is well positioned within an organization to answer questions about copyright and provide reliable, accurate, and relevant answers, information, assistance, and guidance when needed. In short: a copyright librarian. Thorough and up-to-date look at an emerging field of specialization within libraries Provides an overview of job opportunities available and how to prepare for these jobs Presents a range of useful current awareness and professional development resources and tools for the new, prospective, and working professional Addresses common misperceptions about copyright librarians

Open Access and its Practical Impact on the Work of Academic Librarians

Author: Laura Bowering Mullen
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9781780630229
Release Date: 2009-12-30
Genre: Education

This book is aimed at the practicing academic librarian, especially those working on the ‘front lines’ of reference, instruction, collection development, and other capacities that involve dealing directly with library patrons in a time of changing scholarly communication paradigms. The book looks at open access from the perspective of a practicing academic librarian and challenges fellow librarians to continue the dialogue about how the movement might be affecting day-to-day library work and the future of academic libraries. Written by a practicing academic librarian with many years experience in reference, as well as in collection development and faculty liaison roles Written with the “front-line academic librarian in mind from a practical point of view Contains numerous references to refer the reader to many open access resources; includes extensive footnotes for further reading

Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators

Author: Kenneth D. Crews
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838910924
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The advancement of innovative education, librarianship, and scholarship has become increasingly entangled with copyright law. Research and education seem to be routinely reinvented with the creation of new software and technological devices. Private agreements are becoming a dominant force on the shape of legal rights and responsibilities.

The Academic Librarian as Blended Professional

Author: Michael Perini
Publisher: Chandos Publishing
ISBN: 9780081010150
Release Date: 2016-04-06
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Academic Librarian as Blended Professional employs a model that allows for individual and managerial reconceptualization of the librarian's role, also helping to mitigate obstacles to professional development both internal and external to the library. Using traditional and personal narrative, the book extends Whitchurch’s blended professional model, designed to consider the merging of academicians’ roles across several spheres of professional and academic influence in a higher education setting, to academic librarians. The book is significant due to its use of higher education theory to examine the professional identity of academic librarians and the issues impacting librarian professional development. The work offers a constructive, replicable research design appropriate for the analysis of librarians in other academic settings, providing additional insights into how these professionals might perceive their roles within the larger context of a higher education environment. Following the application of the blended professional model, this book contends that academic librarians have similar roles concerning research, instruction, and service when compared to an institution’s tenure-track faculty. The scope of professional productivity and the expectation of the librarians, though, are much less regimented. Consequently, the academic librarians find themselves in a tenuous working space where their blended role is inhibited by real and perceived barriers. Uses a model from the discipline of higher education in order to better conceptualize and understand the academic librarian's role in the institution Allows for the analysis and understanding of the librarian's identity and role in a context familiar to those outside of the academic library system Provides a unique understanding of both the library system and its librarians, explaining the nuances of the greater higher education collective

Managing Copyright in Higher Education

Author: Donna L. Ferullo
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780810891494
Release Date: 2014-10-30
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Written by the director of the University Copyright Office at Purdue University who holds both law and library science degrees, this is complete, authoritative guide is a must-purchase for every institution of higher education seeking to comply with the copyright law and thus avoid potential liability exposure.

The Copyright Librarian

Author: Linda Frederiksen
Publisher: Chandos Publishing
ISBN: 9780081002117
Release Date: 2015-11-06
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Within most libraries in the United States today there is an information professional who has become the ‘go-to’ person for grasping and grappling with copyright questions. While not an attorney, this librarian has developed an awareness and understanding of copyright law, legislation and practice as they relate to a wide variety of library activities. This practical handbook provides a broad overview of copyright librarianship. It is written for information professionals whose area of expertise, specialization or job it is to inform and educate others about the ethical use and best practices surrounding copyrighted materials It is written about the person with solid analytical skills and the ability to adapt and adjust in a rapidly changing environment; someone who can serve as an intermediary between information producers and consumers; someone who is knowledgeable about the law and providing access to information; someone who is well positioned within an organization to answer questions about copyright and provide reliable, accurate, and relevant answers, information, assistance, and guidance when needed. In short: a copyright librarian. Thorough and up-to-date look at an emerging field of specialization within libraries Provides an overview of job opportunities available and how to prepare for these jobs Presents a range of useful current awareness and professional development resources and tools for the new, prospective, and working professional Addresses common misperceptions about copyright librarians

Copyright for Library and Information Service Professionals

Author: Paul Pedley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135477066
Release Date: 2003-09-02
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This practical guide is aimed specifically at information professionals who are often those responsible for copyright compliance in their organisation. Copyright infringement can carry both civil and criminal penalties, making it essential for those responsible to get it right. This new edition has been updated to take account of recent developments concerning Crown copyright, and the proposed EC Directive on harmonising certain aspects of copyright and related rights. There is a new chapter on licensing agreements for electronic information, and an updated list of useful organisations.

Commonsense Copyright

Author: R. S. Talab
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786484416
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Presents information on the currently amended Copyright Act and its application, featuring sections on permission policies, the use of copyright materials, and such technology issues as electronic publishing and distance learning.

Law Librarianship in Academic Libraries

Author: Yemisi Dina
Publisher: Chandos Publishing
ISBN: 9780081001790
Release Date: 2015-04-10
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

In the last two decades, advancement in technology has transformed every aspect of librarianship. Law Librarianship in Academic Law Libraries discusses issues and model practices in academic law libraries. This text will help librarians and library school students understand the operation, resources and facilities that are available in the academic law library. It explains the practices and trends that are widely practiced in different parts of the world. This book describes the expectations of an aspiring professional with an interest in specializing in law librarianship; revealing facts pertaining to management and administration which are not necessarily taught in library schools. The first chapter introduces the history of academic law libraries, and defines law librarianship. The remaining chapters are dedicated to different aspects of law librarianship including the importance of emerging technologies and how they are implemented in the academic law libraries setting, finishing with a concluding chapter on global opportunities available for law librarians. Provides an insight to academic law librarianship practices Practical tips on building a career in academic law librarianship Describes in detail the education and professional development opportunities for academic law librarianship Features customized classification schemes that have been used in academic law libraries

Copyright

Author: Graham P Cornish
Publisher: Facet Publishing
ISBN: 9781856049702
Release Date: 2015-06-17
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Cornish's Copyright is the standard work in its field and is indispensable for all librarians and information professionals and who are looking for solutions to their copyright problems. The book explains the provisions of the UK Copyright Act and supporting legislation in quick and easy question-and-answer form. This latest edition is revised and expanded in the light of new legislation which came into force in 2014/5 and some decisions by the courts which have changed our understanding of what the law means. Areas such as moral rights, originality, databases, and the use of broadcast material in education all receive detailed attention, along with Wikipedia, Creative Commons and Open Archives. Copyright is also considered in the context of social media. All types of material that may attract copyright are considered, including: literary, dramatic and musical works artistic works sound recordings films and video broadcast databases computer programs and websites. The text is amplified by the use of practical examples to illustrate complex points and complemented by a detailed index that enables the enquirer to pinpoint topics and proposed action quickly and accurately. The appendices provide helpful lists of addresses and selected further sources of information. Readership: This book will be invaluable for all librarians, information professionals and students who are looking for solutions to their copyright problems.

Copyright and E learning

Author: Jane Secker
Publisher: Facet Publishing
ISBN: 9781783300600
Release Date: 2016-06-30
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Jane Secker and Chris Morrison have completely revised and updated this highly successful text to take into account recent developments in the field and changes to the law in the UK and elsewhere in the world. Through its practically based overview of current and emerging copyright issues facing those working in e-learning, this book will help equip professionals with the tools, skills and understanding they need to work confidently and effectively in the virtual learning environment with the knowledge that they are doing so legally. New and developing services, software and other technologies are being adapted for online learning environments to engage students and academic staff. These technologies present increasing challenges to IPR and legal issues and this book will help librarians and educators to meet them. Key topics addressed include: • digitizing published content for delivery in the VLE • using digital media in e-learning • copyright issues and ‘born’ digital resources • the copyright issues associated with using social media • copyright training for staff • who owns the rights in works that are the product of collaboration? • what do you do if you can’t find the rights holders? Readership: This book is essential reading for anyone working in education including learning support staff and teachers using e-learning, learning technologists, librarians, educational developers, instructional designers, IT staff and trainers. It is also relevant for anyone working in the education sector from school level to higher education, and those developing learning resources in commercial organizations and the public sector including libraries, museums and archives, and government departments.

The Role of the Academic Librarian

Author: Anne Langley
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9781780630601
Release Date: 2003-10-31
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This book covers the practical side of being an academic librarian – a role that has undergone a large degree of change in recent years. It outlines and describes the skills necessary to succeed in these large, and often complex, organisations. The book includes tools and techniques for an academic librarian for managing time, meetings, projects, publishing and research, communications (paper and electronic), the basics of supervision, and how to work in a large organisation. The impact of the growth of electronic formats on the role of the academic librarian are discussed in detail. Explains how, in practical terms, to stay organised, communicate successfully, network and navigate through an often politicised environment Applies business practices to the field of librarianship Shows how to use organisational behaviour techniques to manage yourself and your work

Copyright Questions and Answers for Information Professionals

Author: Laura N. Gasaway
Publisher: Purdue University Press
ISBN: 9781557536396
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

"Copyright law is a critical issue for authors, librarians, publishers, and information vendors. It is also a complex area, with many shades of gray. Librarians continually need to seek answers to questions ranging from the reproduction of copyrighted works for library users, through the performance of audiovisual works, to the digitization and display of protected works on library websites. This book presents updated versions of the author's copyright columns published in Against the Grain, the leading journal in acquisitions librarianship since the late 1990s. The volume is presented in question-and-answer format. The questions are real, submitted by librarians, educators, and other information professionals who have attended the author's copyright law workshops and presentations or submitted them to her by e-mail or telephone. The author has selected the questions and answers that have general applicability. She has then arranged them into logical chapters, each prefaced by a short introduction to the topic. Because it is written in an accessible and clear style, readers may want to review the entire work or they can just access particular chapters or even specific questions as they need them. The volume includes an index to facilitate reference use."--

Copyright for Teachers Librarians in the 21st Century

Author: Rebecca P. Butler
Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub
ISBN: 1555707386
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Here is a practical copyright handbook designed to help librarians, media specialists, technology coordinators and specialists, and teachers stay within copyright law while making copyrighted print, non-print, and Web sources available to students and others. Library educator Rebecca Butler explains fair use, public domain, documentation and licenses, permissions, violations and penalties, policies and ethics codes, citations, creation and ownership, how to register copyrights, and gives tips for staying out of trouble.