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Crews, Kenneth D. – ALA Editions, 2012
Copyright in the world of digital information is changing at a fevered pace, even as educators and librarians digitize, upload, download, draw on databases, and incorporate materials into Web-based instruction. It's essential to stay abreast of the basics of copyright law and fair use. Kenneth D. Crews has completely revised his classic text to…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Web Based Instruction, Library Services, Librarians
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Peslak, Alan R. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2010
One of the most important topics for today's information technology professional is the study of legal and regulatory issues as they relate to privacy and security of personal and business data and identification. This manuscript describes the topics and approach taken by the instructors that focuses on independent research of source documents and…
Descriptors: Privacy, Information Security, Computer Security, Electronic Publishing
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Rosenblatt, Joel – EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 2008
Computer security is one of the most complicated and challenging fields in technology today. A security metrics program provides a major benefit: looking at the metrics on a regular basis offers early clues to changes in attack patterns or environmental factors that may require changes in security strategy. The term "security metrics"…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Privacy, Compliance (Legal), Computer Security
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Bennett, Cedric – EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 2004
The Internet is a remarkable tool and change agent that has been successfully leveraged by colleges and universities to support, enhance, and extend the teaching/learning process; the creation of new knowledge through research; and the increasingly complex business of managing and administrating institutions. Although it supports and even creates…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Change Agents, Computer Security, Resource Allocation
Galuszka, Peter – Black Issues in Higher Education, 2004
For years, recording companies have been waging a losing war against millions of Net-savvy college students who download and copy digital music or videos and sell or swap them. Many students make illegal use of high-speed computer links owned by universities as administrators catch the flak. Meanwhile, the recording industry and artists claim…
Descriptors: Crime, Industry, Music, Internet