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The No Nonsense Guide To Copyright In All Media

Author : Alma Hales
ISBN : 1856047644
Genre : Law
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Are you often faced with confusing and complex copyright questions about digital media? Do you need the basic knowledge and confidence to make quick and effective decisions? Do you want to know who to approach, how to approach them and how to negotiate the best deal? This pragmatic and no-nonsense practical working tool will make digital media copyright issues simple to understand and solve when you're struggling with daily deadlines. Providing a happy medium between a 'fingers-crossed' approach and a 'copyright police' stance, both of which can stymie creativity and undermine your organization, this handbook explores the principles of copyright for those with little or no experience. It will help you to develop good practice in clearing and negotiating licenses for use of third-party content in all types of media including video, images and music. With guidelines on the legal side of copyright, it recommends ways to implement a risk management approach using examples and cases which highlight common problems and solutions. Each chapter offers an accessible introduction to the key areas of relevant copyright and how to approach them including: intellectual property; restricted acts; fair dealing; moral rights; production of content and negotiating licenses; the internet and implicit and explicit licensing; user-generated content including Creative Commons licensing; frequently asked questions related to Copyright in an online environment; overview of the UK Digital Economy Act 2010. This is a vital handbook for anyone creating or using digital media, or those advising on its use, including librarians, academics, FE lecturers and institutional managers. It's also a useful introduction for e-learning content producers and marketing personnel.

The No Nonsense Guide To Global Media

Author : Peter Steven
ISBN : 1859845819
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The power and influence of the mass media grows daily, crucially affecting the way all of us see and understand each other. The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Media introduces readers to the political economy of the major mediafilm, television, radio, recording, publishing and the Internet. Peter Steven looks at the ever greater concentration of ownership and at the convergence of technologies and media functions. At the same time, he emphasizes the diversity of local media production and media around the world. The media is more than the economics of ownership and the technology of production, he stresses; it is also audiences, in all their annoying and wonderful diversity.

The No Nonsense Guide To Training In Libraries

Author : Barbara Allan
ISBN : 9781856048286
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book is aimed at helping experienced trainers, as well as those who are still developing their skills, and provides guidance on the design and delivery of effective training courses with topics including: the people side of training; use of technologies to support training practices; different approaches to learning and teaching; planning and designing training; delivering training: face-to-face and blended learning; evaluation of training events and continuous improvement; and learning and development in the workplace. This guide uses case studies and examples of best practice from public, school, academic, special, and government libraries.

The No Nonsense Guide To Legal Issues In Web 2 0 And Cloud Computing

Author : Charles Oppenheim
ISBN : 9781856048040
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Expert hands-on advice on getting the most out of Web 2.0 and cloud computing. Applications like YouTube, Facebook, Flickr and Slideshare all raise legal problems for the information professional. Whether you’re working with, managing or using Web 2.0 or cloud computing applications you will need to be able to assess and manage risk effectively. This no-nonsense practical working tool will make the relevant legal principles simple to understand for those with little or no experience and make common problems quick to solve when you’re struggling with daily deadlines. Each chapter starts with an accessible introduction to the key areas of relevant law and the implications for Web 2.0 and cloud computing. Cross-sectoral case studies illustrate real world problems and exercises with easy-to-follow, pragmatic solutions allow you to quickly develop good practice. The relevant practice is discussed in relation to these key topics: • the major legal issues raised by Web 2.0 • an overview of copyright • other intellectual property rights and related rights • data protection including UK and EU law • freedom of information • defamation and global differences in defamation law • cloud computing issues • liability issues. This is an essential toolkit for all information professionals working in public, academic or special libraries, archives or museums, who are working with, using or managing Web 2.0 or cloud computing applications. It also provides a practical introduction to the law on these topics for LIS students and academics.

No Bullshit Social Media

Author : Jason Falls
ISBN : 9780789748010
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 42. 55 MB
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The In-Your-Face, Results-Focused, No-"Kumbaya" Guide to Social Media for Business! Detailed techniques for increasing sales, profits, market share, and efficiency. Specific solutions for brand-building, customer service, R&D, and reputation management. Facts, statistics, real-world case studies, and rock-solid metrics

Library And Information Science

Author : Michael F. Bemis
ISBN : 9780838911853
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 24. 28 MB
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This unique annotated bibliography is a complete, up-to-date guide to sources of information on library science, covering recent books, monographs, periodicals and websites, and selected works of historical importance. In addition to compiling an invaluable list of sources, Bemis digs deeper, examining the strengths and weaknesses of key works. A boon to researchers and practitioners alike, this bibliography Includes coverage of subjects as diverse and vital as the history of librarianship, its development as a profession, the ethics of information science, cataloging, reference work, and library architecture Encompasses encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, photographic surveys, statistical publications, and numerous electronic sources, all categorized by subject Offers appendixes detailing leading professional organizations and publishers of library and information science literature This comprehensive bibliography of English-language resources on librarianship, the only one of its kind, will prove invaluable to scholars, students, and anyone working in the field.

The No Nonsense Guide To Born Digital Content

Author : Heather Ryan
ISBN : 1783301961
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This book offers a comprehensive, entry-level guide for librarians and archivists who have found themselves managing or are planning to manage born-digital content. Libraries and archives of all sizes are collecting and managing an increasing proportion of digital content. Within this body of digital content is a growing pool of 'born-digital' content: content that has been created and has often existed solely in digital form. The No-nonsense Guide to Born-digital Content explains step by step processes for developing and implementing born-digital content workflows in library and archive settings of all sizes and includes a range of case studies collected from small, medium and large institutions internationally. Coverage includes: the wide range of digital storage media and the various sources of born-digital content a guide to digital information basics selection, acquisition, accessioning and ingest description, preservation and access methods for designing & implementing workflows for born-digital collection processing a comprehensive glossary of common technical terms strategies and philosophies to move forward as technologies change. This book will be useful reading for LIS and archival students and professionals who are working with, or plan to work with, born digital content. It will also be of interest to museum professionals, data managers, data scientists, and records managers.

The No Nonsense Guide To Project Management

Author : Barbara Allan
ISBN : 9781783302031
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 78. 46 MB
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This book provides a ‘no-nonsense’ guide to project management which will enable library and information professionals to lead or take part in a wide range of projects from large-scale multi-organization complex projects through to relatively simple local ones. Barbara Allan has fully revised and updated her classic 2004 title, Project Management, to incorporate considerable developments during the past decade, including: the development and wide-scale acceptance of formal project management methodologies; the use of social media to communicate and disseminate information about projects and the large shift in the types of project library and information workers may be involved in. The text is supported by practical case studies drawn from a wide range of LIS organizations at local, regional, national and international levels. These examples provide an insight into good practice for the practitioner, from an individual working in a voluntary organization on an extremely limited budget, to someone involved in an international project. Content covered includes: an introduction to project management, project workers and the library and information professiondifferent approaches to project management, the project cycle, the people side of projects and management of changediscussion of project methodologies, project management software, open source software, collaborative working software and use of social mediaproject initiation, communication, analysis and project briefsdeveloping project infra-structure, scheduling, working out the finances and carrying out a detailed risk analysisworking in partnerships, in diverse and virtual teams, and managing change. If you are an LIS professional involved in project work of any kind, whether on a managerial, practical, academic or research level, this is an invaluable resource for you.

The No Nonsense Guide To Archives And Recordkeeping

Author : Margaret Crockett
ISBN : 9781856048552
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 66. 78 MB
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This practical how-to-do-it guide is ideal for professionals involved in the management of archives and records, especially if they are just starting out or without formal training. The book covers all aspects of recordkeeping and archives management. It follows the records’ journey from creation, through the application of classification and access techniques, evaluation for business, legal and historical value and finally to destruction or preservation and access in the archive. Based on the internationally renowned training days run by the author and her business partner, The No-nonsense Guide to Archives and Recordkeeping deals with records and archives in all formats. It utilizes checklists, practical exercises, sample documentation, case studies and helpful diagrams to ensure a very accessible and pragmatic approach, allowing anyone to get to grips with the basics quickly. The book is divided into four main work areas: - current records: including creation, filing, classification and security - records management: including aims, risks, planning, preparation and delivery - archives management: including collecting policies, intellectual property rights, appraisal, digitization and outreach - archival preservation: including policy, disaster prevention and repositories. This one-stop-shop will be essential for a wide readership including archives and records assistants, librarians, information managers and IT professionals responsible for archives and records and managers of archives staff.

How To Fix Copyright

Author : William Patry
ISBN : 9780199912919
Genre : Law
File Size : 37. 98 MB
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Do copyright laws directly cause people to create works they otherwise wouldn't create? Do those laws directly put substantial amounts of money into authors' pockets? Does culture depend on copyright? Are copyright laws a key driver of competitiveness and of the knowledge economy? These are the key questions William Patry addresses in How to Fix Copyright. We all share the goals of increasing creative works, ensuring authors can make a decent living, furthering culture and competitiveness and ensuring that knowledge is widely shared, but what role does copyright law actually play in making these things come true in the real world? Simply believing in lofty goals isn't enough. If we want our goals to come true, we must go beyond believing in them; we must ensure they come true, through empirical testing and adjustment. Patry argues that laws must be consistent with prevailing markets and technologies because technologies play a large (although not exclusive) role in creating consumer demand; markets then satisfy that demand. Patry discusses how copyright laws arose out of eighteenth-century markets and technology, the most important characteristic of which was artificial scarcity. Artificial scarcity was created by the existence of a small number gatekeepers, by relatively high barriers to entry, and by analog limitations on copying. Markets and technologies change, in a symbiotic way, Patry asserts. New technologies create new demand, requiring new business models. The new markets created by the Internet and digital tools are the greatest ever: Barriers to entry are low, costs of production and distribution are low, the reach is global, and large sums of money can be made off of a multitude of small transactions. Along with these new technologies and markets comes the democratization of creation; digital abundance is replacing analog artificial scarcity. The task of policymakers is to remake our copyright laws to fit our times: our copyright laws, based on the eighteenth century concept of physical copies, gatekeepers, and artificial scarcity, must be replaced with laws based on access not ownership of physical goods, creation by the masses and not by the few, and global rather than regional markets. Patry's view is that of a traditionalist who believes in the goals of copyright but insists that laws must match the times rather than fight against the present and the future.

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