Overstretched professionals in every public authority are grappling with the chalkface implications of a raft of legislation relating to information use. This book offers information about rights law, using relevant case studies to clarify and illuminate these tricky issues.
The big issues crowd our minds but the process of decision making is the same at every level and in every context, whether we are concerned with government secrets or our children's reading and viewing habits. This book examines the issues from varying standpoints, including the human rights approach and the commercial approach.
A practically based overview of current and emerging copyright issues facing those working in e-learning that will allow professionals to work confidently, effectively and legally in the virtual learning environment.
The UK's copyright legislation has been referred to as the longest, most confusing and hardest to navigate in the world. This new handbook brings clarity to what would otherwise be a complex topic. The author provides sensible and realistic guidance for all library and information practitioners
Records Managers have tended to find themselves given the responsibility for managing requests under the Freedom of Information (FOI) and Data Protection Acts (DPA), without necessarily having training and/or an academic background in legal studies. This book aims to fill this knowledge gap.
This practical and explanatory guide for library and cultural heritage professionals introduces and explains the use of open licences for content, data and metadata in libraries and other cultural heritage organisations.