Computers in Libraries

Cover Image VOLUME 21, NUMBER 6 JUNE 2001  
Computers in Libraries
Complete Coverage of Library Information Technology 

This Month: Library Law: Copyright, Privacy, Fair Use, DRM

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FEATURES
Web Design That Won't Get You into Trouble[Full Text]
As you're surfing around checking out good content and graphics on other people's Web sites, do you often wonder what you can safely "borrow"? This experienced Webmaster/librarian gives you some clues about what to do and what not to do. She also lists plenty of resources that you can use to stay up-to-date on evolving Internet law topics.
by Shirley Duglin Kennedy
Page 30
What Digital Rights Management Means Today
Exactly what is digital rights management, and when is it useful? What can it do for libraries, and what can it do for publishers? This author from the CCC explains that it can help both sides, because DRM makes it much easier to comply with copyright laws and easier to pay for usage when you should. Therefore, DRM makes it easier to "do the right thing."
by David D. Davis Jr.
Page 36
Treading Carefully Through the Murky Legalities of Electronic Reserves
When a group of academic librarians began plans to institute an electronic reserves service, they initially had more questions than answers. But, by choosing their steps carefully, surveying others for help, and doing some research, they found their way through some murky legal territory.
by Judy Anderson and Lynne DeMont
Page 40
COLUMNS
The View from the Top Left Corner 
Filters Revisited
by Michael Schuyler
Page 46
Coming Full Circle
It's a Matter of Privacy
by Andrew K. Pace
Page 50
Online Treasures
How Should Privacy Be Protected in the Electronic Library?
by Janet L. Balas
Page 53
Building Digital Libraries
Pass the Cookies and Uphold the Privacy[Full Text]
by Kim Guenther
Page 56
DEPARTMENTS
Editor's Notes
Safe Legal Advice[Full Text]
by Kathy Dempsey 
Page 6
Newsline[Full Text] Page 8
Newsline Report
There Was Something for Everyone at the Annual CIL Conference in DC
by Nancy Melin Nelson
Page 26
People & Places Page 60
SPECIAL SECTIONS
How to Contribute to CIL 2001[Full Text]
ADVERTISING
Library Tech Connection [PDF] Page 63
Index to Advertisers Page 64
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