The No-nonsense Guide to Legal Issues in Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing

The No-nonsense Guide to Legal Issues in Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing

Author: Charles Oppenheim

Publisher: Facet Publishing

ISBN: 9781856048040

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 145

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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.

StarGuides Plus

StarGuides Plus

Author: Andre Heck

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780306486029

Category: Science

Page: 1140

View: 432

StarGuides Plus represents the most comprehensive and accurately validated collection of practical data on organizations involved in astronomy, related space sciences and other related fields. This invaluable reference source (and its companion volume, StarBriefs Plus) should be on the reference shelf of every library, organization or individual with any interest in these areas. The coverage includes relevant universities, scientific committees, institutions, associations, societies, agencies, companies, bibliographic services, data centers, museums, dealers, distributors, funding organizations, journals, manufacturers, meteorological services, national norms & standard institutes, parent associations & societies, publishers, software producers & distributors, and so on. Besides astronomy and associated space sciences, related fields such as aeronautics, aeronomy, astronautics, atmospheric sciences, chemistry, communications, computer sciences, data processing, education, electronics, engineering, energetics, environment, geodesy, geophysics, information handling, management, mathematics, meteorology, optics, physics, remote sensing, and so on, are also covered where appropriate. After some thirty years in continuous compilation, verification and updating, StarGuides Plus currently gathers together some 6,000 entries from 100 countries. The information is presented in a clear, uncluttered manner for direct and easy use.

The 'No-Nonsense' Guide to Doing Business in Japan

The 'No-Nonsense' Guide to Doing Business in Japan

Author: J. Woronoff

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9780333978085

Category: Social Science

Page: 179

View: 334

Jon Woronoff - an acknowledged authority in Japanese economy and society - provides insight into crucial aspects of doing business in Japan, and advice on how to succeed in a very difficult market. The book provides insight into crucial aspects of doing business in Japan and advice on how to succeed in a very difficult market. It follows the process from initial contact, to the first visit, to the creation of a fully-fledged operation in Japan. Emphasis is placed on how to break into the distribution system, set up a local company, acquire an existing company, recruit and manage Japanese personnel and co-operate or compete with Japanese companies. There are also tips on how to avoid common traps and pitfalls for the unwary investor.

The No-nonsense Guide to Leadership, Management and Team Working

The No-nonsense Guide to Leadership, Management and Team Working

Author: Barbara Allan

Publisher: Facet Publishing

ISBN: 9781783303960

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 264

View: 882

This book provides a straight forward and pragmatic guide to leadership, management and team working in contemporary library and information services. Contemporary managers and leaders in library and information services are working in a challenging context; dealing with multiple demands on their time, expertise and resources. This book translates theories in team work, management and leadership into practical guidance backed up with examples and case studies from current library and information workers globally. There is a focus on attitudes, values and practices that make for good leadership and management. The book covers: -analysing your environment, understanding culture and developing strategies -working in the senior team and making an impact -confident leadership and management, decision making, problem solving and managing crises -leading, managing and supervising your team, establishing working practices and conflict management -delegation, dealing with overload and evaluating outcomes -managing large and small projects and the people side of projects -innovation and management of the change process -communications, managing e-mails and text messages and effective use of social media -recruitment and selection and performance management -managing and leading complex teams including collaborative, multi-professional, partnership and virtual teams -budgeting, managing finances, tendering, crowdfunding and taking part in audits -managing work/life balance, coaching and mentoring, emotional intelligence, resilience and mindfulness. The No-Nonsense Guide to Leadership, Management and Teamwork is a book that a new or aspiring manager or team leader will use to guide them through the first few years in their new role. It will also provide guidance and support to new or aspiring directors of library services and help them to navigate their way through decision making and problem solving at senior levels. In addition, individual practitioners who are struggling to understand the management and leadership practices that they are experiencing may find that it helps them to make sense of their current environment.

The No-Nonsense Guide To Tornado Safety

The No-Nonsense Guide To Tornado Safety

Author: Jeffery Sims


ISBN: 9781304648648

Category: Reference

Page: 89

View: 388

This book could save your life! The No-Nonsense Guide To Tornado Safety is the first in a series of crisis manuals focusing on natural (and man-made) disasters. This guide is designed to provide a comprehensive source for the latest research related to tornado safety. Subjects covered include: providing a basic survey-level understanding of tornadoes; addressing long-held tornado myths; how to be proactive in preparing for a tornado event; providing sound advice by government and weather professionals/researchers on the best courses of action during a tornado; the best shelter during a tornado; and how to remain safe after a tornado event has occurred. This manual also contains several useful appendixes that include a listing of government and charitable resources (for those affected by tornado disasters), a list of useful weather-warning smartphone and computer apps, and a list of local and privately-operated designated tornado shelters across the country for those without access to their own shelters.

The No-Nonsense Guide to Divorce

The No-Nonsense Guide to Divorce

Author: Lori A. G. Hellis JD

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538155608

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 256

View: 249

The straight-talking guide to divorce by a seasoned family lawyer. The No-Nonsense Guide to Divorce: Getting Through and Starting Over is the straight-talking, reassuring book you need now if you find yourself facing divorce. Written by an experienced family law attorney, the book is an often blunt, sometimes funny, always empathetic look at one of the most challenging time in your life. The book begins with a list of rules to help you through the tough parts. They’re reliable, time-tested, formulated from the author’s 27 years in practice. In a clear, concise, and contemporary voice, author Lori Hellis offers step-by-step, start-to-finish advice on the many phases of divorce. She covers the full spectrum of divorce issues from beginning to end, from how to start and what temporary measures to take to deciding child custody and parenting time, calculating child and spousal support, and dividing property and debts. The book contains essential information for anyone during a divorce and includes specialized chapters for divorcing seniors, gay couples, and military members. It’s filled with concrete advice, sample documents, and hilarious and sometimes cringe-worthy examples from the author’s years as a practicing divorce attorney. It’s the perfect blend of how-to and what-not-to-do.