Legal Responsibilities & Ethics
Core to the library mission, legal responsibilities and ethics encompass many of the core rights of the individuals who use our libraries. Ensuring intellectual freedom, copyright and intellectual property rights, privacy and access to Americans with disabilities, are all important to our work. Find resources covering all aspects of library ethics and legal responsibilities.
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Webinar / Last Modified: 31 January 2014
Archive and associated resources for the July 27, 2011, webinar with Eli Neiburger and Barbara Jones on how libraries can navigate through issues of intellectual freedom and privacy issues in emerging technologies.
Webinar / Last Modified: 18 January 2013
Internet in Prison: Pros and Cons Find a link to the archived webinar and additional resources. Originally presented Wednesday, January 7, 2008, by Melissa Gilbert of Washington State Library at Coyote Ridge Corrections Center.
Document / Last Modified: 18 May 2012
A graphic novel on the subject of copyright from the folks at the Duke Center for the Study of the Public Domain
Document / Last Modified: 14 February 2012
Discussion of DOPA (Deleting Online Predators Act) and it's impact.
Document / Last Modified: 26 January 2012
This curriculum covers online legal resources and guidelines for what library staff can and can't do when helping patrons looking for legal information.