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Essential law for information professionals
Posted on 27 February 2014 by Faridah Jumaatud-din (Librarian)

  • Author(s): Paul Pedley
    Publisher: Facet Publishing
    ISBN: 9781856047692

    Easy-to-follow practical advice on the law as it affects information management and the fundamental principles underlying practice.
    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 libraries the Open Government License and the re-use of public sector information patents and trademarks CILIP's guidelines on user privacy in libraries the move to extend legal deposit to electronic conten recent changes in libel law the Data Protection Act and new penalties for infringement digital content and platforms open 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. [Summary from Syndetic Solutions]

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