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Mary Minow is a library law consultant with LibraryLaw.com. She received her B.A. from Brown University, her A.M.L.S. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and her J.D. from Stanford University. Mary is coauthor with Tomas Lipinski of The Library's Legal Answer Book (ALA: 2003).  Links to Mary's other  articles on LLRX.com are here.

Features – Could you be sued for turning over an Internet user's sign-up information to law enforcement? A cautionary tale for libraries and other Internet service providers.

Could you be sued for turning over an Internet user’s sign-up information to law enforcement? A cautionary tale for libraries and other Internet service providers

By Mary Minow

Subjects: Cyberlaw, Features, Internet Filtering, Privacy

Features – Public Libraries and the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA): Legal Sources

Public Libraries and the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA): Legal Sources*

By Mary Minow

Subjects: Features, Internet Filtering, Libraries & Librarians, Library Software & Technology, Privacy

Features – Constitutional, Federal and State Legal Definitions of Child Pornography, Obscenity and "Harmful to Minors" of Interest to California Libraries

“I Know It When I See It”* Constitutional, Federal and State Legal Definitions of Child Pornography, Obscenity and “Harmful to Minors” of Interest to California Libraries

By Mary Minow

Subjects: Features, Pornography

Library Digitization Projects and Copyright – Part IV – Fair Use and Salami

Editors’ Note (SP): This article is divided into six parts. You may link directly to each one of these parts using the chart directly below. In addition, for your reference, the article’s complete Table of Contents appears in section one of the article.

Subjects: Copyright, Features, Libraries & Librarians

Library Digitization Projects and Copyright – Part V – Permissions, Good Faith Efforts and Disclaimers

Editors’ Note (SP): This article is divided into six parts. You may link directly to each one of these parts using the chart directly below. In addition, for your reference, the article’s complete Table of Contents appears in section one of the article.

Subjects: Copyright, Features, Libraries & Librarians

Library Digitization Projects and Copyright – Part VI – Pickle Jars and Other Restrictions

Editors’ Note (SP): This article is divided into six parts. You may link directly to each one of these parts using the chart directly below. In addition, for your reference, the article’s complete Table of Contents appears in section one of the article.

Subjects: Copyright, Features, Libraries & Librarians

Library Digitization Projects and Copyright – Part I – Introduction and Overview

Library Digitization Projects and Copyright

By Mary Minow, J.D., A.M.L.S.*

Subjects: Copyright, Features, Libraries & Librarians

Library Digitization Projects and Copyright – Part II – Expiration of Works into the Public Domain

Editors’ Note (SP): This article is divided into six parts. You may link directly to each one of these parts using the chart directly below. In addition, for your reference, the article’s complete Table of Contents appears in section one of the article.

Subjects: Copyright, Features
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