Copyright law is extremely complex, and consulting a copy of the legislation is not easy, given that the Copyright, Designs & Patents Act 1988 has been amended many times. This book aims to promote the understanding of copyright compliance by users, and to simplify the task of library and information professionals in advising on it.
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.
Offers an advice on getting the most out of web 2.0 and cloud computing. This book features practical working tool that makes the relevant legal principles simple to understand for those with little or no experience and common problems quick to solve when you're struggling with daily deadlines.
The E-copyright Handbook provides library and information professionals with practical guidance to minimize the risk of copyright infringement. It considers how copyright applies to a wide range of electronic content types including APIs, e-books, blogs, wikis, RSS feeds, e-mails, streaming, podcasts, broadcasts, databases, social networking