Author archives

Sharon Whitfield is currently a student working towards her Master's Degree in Library Information Science at the University of Pittsburgh. After graduation, she hopes to become a digital librarian; therefore, she has concentrated on examining legal issues in information handling in the digital library context.

Indecisive Decision: An Examination of the Greenberg and Faulkner Cases and their Impact on Libraries

Sharon Whitfield examines the conflicting decisions made by the Eleventh Circuit Court in the case of Greenberg v. National Geographic and the Second Circuit Court in the case of Faulkner v. National Geographic and the impact that these court decisions may have on libraries that are looking to reformat their copyrighted material into digital media.

Subjects: CD ROM, Copyright, Information Management, Intellectual Property, Libraries & Librarians, Search Engines, Virtual Library