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A guide to oral history and the law, John A. Neuenschwander

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A guide to oral history and the law
Title
A guide to oral history and the law
Statement of responsibility
John A. Neuenschwander
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Based on author's Oral history and the law. 3rd ed. Carlisle, PA : Oral History Association, c2002
  • "The new edition covers legal release agreements; defamation; copyright; the Internet; Institutional Review Boards (IRBs), oral history as evidence; the duty to report a crime; teaching considerations. It includes examples of best practices and legal precautions. The areas that receive particular attention are legal release agreements, safeguards for protecting interviews online; and procedures to protect against defamation"--Provided by publisher
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DLC
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Neuenschwander, John A
Dewey number
344.73/09
Illustrations
forms
Index
index present
LC call number
KF390.O7
LC item number
N48 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Neuenschwander, John A
Series statement
Oxford oral history series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Privacy, Right of
  • Copyright
  • Contracts
  • Historians
  • Oral history
Label
A guide to oral history and the law, John A. Neuenschwander
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. A case study -- 2. Legal release agreements. Drafting legal release agreements -- Deed of gift agreements -- Contractual agreements : Prefatory language ; Future use clauses ; Transfer of copyright ; Nonexclusive licenses for interviewees? ; Restricting, sealing, and masking identity ; Warranty clauses ; Indemnity clauses ; Right of publicity clauses -- Legal release agreements for interviewers -- IRB modified agreements -- Legal release agreements for K-12 projects -- Explaining legal release agreements -- Conclusion -- 3. Compelled release of interviews: subpoenas and FOIA requests. Oral history as evidence -- Oral history and discovery -- Three illustrative cases : A murder trial ; An arson investigation ; A criminal damage investigation -- Is there a scholar's privilege? -- Is there an archival privilege? -- Informing interviewees that restrictions are not absolutes -- Certificates of confidentiality -- Admissibility by statute -- Special hearings and proceedings -- Freedom of information requests -- Conclusion -- 4. Defamation. Republishers beware -- The elements of defamation -- The dead cannot be defamed -- Statute of limitations -- Organizations also have reputations -- Public figures bear a heavier burden -- Negligence versus actual malice -- Limited-purpose public figures -- Once a public figure always a public figure -- Pure opinion is not defamatory, but -- The major categories of defamation -- Professional competency: a special concern -- Suggestions for avoiding defamation lawsuits --
  • 5. Privacy issues: the stealth torts. False light : False light versus defamation ; Common false light claims ; Docudramas and photographs ; Possible links to oral history -- Public disclosure of private facts : Disclosure of private facts in public records ; Passage of time and public figures ; Possible links to oral history -- Right of publicity : Possible links to oral history -- Do the dead have a right to privacy? -- Conclusion -- 6. Copyright. Copyright in nonfiction works -- Copyright protection of oral history: a case study -- Using nonfiction to create fiction -- Ownership -- Joint works -- Works-made-for-hire -- The five exclusive rights of copyright -- Length of copyright protection -- Licenses and transfers -- Fair use of interviews? -- Suggestions for analyzing potential infringement -- Pre-lawsuit responses to possible infringement -- To sue or not to sue? -- Registration status is crucial -- Selective registration -- The orphan interview problem -- Resources of the U.S. Copyright Office -- Copyright and the federal government -- Copyright protection elsewhere in the world -- How to dispense with copyright -- 7. Oral history on the Internet. Legal authority to upload -- Copyright and the internet -- Defamation online -- Protecting copyright online -- Click-wrap agreement web sites -- Notice only web sites -- Free access web sites -- Conclusion -- 8. Institutional review boards and oral history. Origins and applications -- Trying to redefine research -- The IRB mind-set -- The best approaches to the IRB -- Conclusion -- 9. Is there a duty to report a crime? Societal versus legal expectations -- Federal misprision of felony -- State misprision of felony -- Confession versus accusation -- Legal duty? -- Professional ethics? -- Personal ethics?
  • Appendix 1. Sample legal release forms. Deed of gift -- Deed of gift with restrictions -- Contractual agreement -- Contractual agreement with restrictions -- Deed of gift: volunteer interviewer -- Deed of gift: independent researcher -- Deed of gift: interviewer as joint author -- Deed of gift: next of kin -- IRB consent form -- IRB consent form & deed of gift -- Permission to use: middle & high school -- Work-made-for-hire agreement -- Assignment of copyright in a work intended as a work-made-for-hire -- Appendix 2. Oral history evaluation guidelines of the Oral History Association. Foreword -- Principles and Standards of the Oral History Association : Responsibility to interviewees ; Responsibility to the public and to the profession ; Responsibility for sponsoring and archival institutions -- Oral history evaluation guidelines: Program/project guidelines : Purposes and objectives ; Selection of recording equipment ; Selection of interviewers and interviewees ; Records and provenance ; Availability of materials ; Finding aids ; Management, qualifications, and training ; Ethical/legal guidelines -- Recording preservation guidelines -- Tape/transcript processing guidelines : Information about the participants ; Interview information ; Interview tape information ; Interview transcript information -- Interview content guidelines -- Interview conduct guidelines : Use of other sources ; Interviewer preparation ; Interviewee selection and orientation ; Interviewer-interviewee relations ; Technique and adaptive skills ; Perspective ; Historical contribution -- Independent/unaffiliated researcher guidelines : Creation and use of interviews ; Transfer of interviews to archival respository -- Educator and student guidelines -- Suggestions for further reading -- Recommended web sites
Control code
ocn288378450
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvii, 167 pages
Isbn
9780195365979
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2008053833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
forms
System control number
  • 1091965
  • (Sirsi) o288378450
  • (OCoLC)288378450
Label
A guide to oral history and the law, John A. Neuenschwander
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. A case study -- 2. Legal release agreements. Drafting legal release agreements -- Deed of gift agreements -- Contractual agreements : Prefatory language ; Future use clauses ; Transfer of copyright ; Nonexclusive licenses for interviewees? ; Restricting, sealing, and masking identity ; Warranty clauses ; Indemnity clauses ; Right of publicity clauses -- Legal release agreements for interviewers -- IRB modified agreements -- Legal release agreements for K-12 projects -- Explaining legal release agreements -- Conclusion -- 3. Compelled release of interviews: subpoenas and FOIA requests. Oral history as evidence -- Oral history and discovery -- Three illustrative cases : A murder trial ; An arson investigation ; A criminal damage investigation -- Is there a scholar's privilege? -- Is there an archival privilege? -- Informing interviewees that restrictions are not absolutes -- Certificates of confidentiality -- Admissibility by statute -- Special hearings and proceedings -- Freedom of information requests -- Conclusion -- 4. Defamation. Republishers beware -- The elements of defamation -- The dead cannot be defamed -- Statute of limitations -- Organizations also have reputations -- Public figures bear a heavier burden -- Negligence versus actual malice -- Limited-purpose public figures -- Once a public figure always a public figure -- Pure opinion is not defamatory, but -- The major categories of defamation -- Professional competency: a special concern -- Suggestions for avoiding defamation lawsuits --
  • 5. Privacy issues: the stealth torts. False light : False light versus defamation ; Common false light claims ; Docudramas and photographs ; Possible links to oral history -- Public disclosure of private facts : Disclosure of private facts in public records ; Passage of time and public figures ; Possible links to oral history -- Right of publicity : Possible links to oral history -- Do the dead have a right to privacy? -- Conclusion -- 6. Copyright. Copyright in nonfiction works -- Copyright protection of oral history: a case study -- Using nonfiction to create fiction -- Ownership -- Joint works -- Works-made-for-hire -- The five exclusive rights of copyright -- Length of copyright protection -- Licenses and transfers -- Fair use of interviews? -- Suggestions for analyzing potential infringement -- Pre-lawsuit responses to possible infringement -- To sue or not to sue? -- Registration status is crucial -- Selective registration -- The orphan interview problem -- Resources of the U.S. Copyright Office -- Copyright and the federal government -- Copyright protection elsewhere in the world -- How to dispense with copyright -- 7. Oral history on the Internet. Legal authority to upload -- Copyright and the internet -- Defamation online -- Protecting copyright online -- Click-wrap agreement web sites -- Notice only web sites -- Free access web sites -- Conclusion -- 8. Institutional review boards and oral history. Origins and applications -- Trying to redefine research -- The IRB mind-set -- The best approaches to the IRB -- Conclusion -- 9. Is there a duty to report a crime? Societal versus legal expectations -- Federal misprision of felony -- State misprision of felony -- Confession versus accusation -- Legal duty? -- Professional ethics? -- Personal ethics?
  • Appendix 1. Sample legal release forms. Deed of gift -- Deed of gift with restrictions -- Contractual agreement -- Contractual agreement with restrictions -- Deed of gift: volunteer interviewer -- Deed of gift: independent researcher -- Deed of gift: interviewer as joint author -- Deed of gift: next of kin -- IRB consent form -- IRB consent form & deed of gift -- Permission to use: middle & high school -- Work-made-for-hire agreement -- Assignment of copyright in a work intended as a work-made-for-hire -- Appendix 2. Oral history evaluation guidelines of the Oral History Association. Foreword -- Principles and Standards of the Oral History Association : Responsibility to interviewees ; Responsibility to the public and to the profession ; Responsibility for sponsoring and archival institutions -- Oral history evaluation guidelines: Program/project guidelines : Purposes and objectives ; Selection of recording equipment ; Selection of interviewers and interviewees ; Records and provenance ; Availability of materials ; Finding aids ; Management, qualifications, and training ; Ethical/legal guidelines -- Recording preservation guidelines -- Tape/transcript processing guidelines : Information about the participants ; Interview information ; Interview tape information ; Interview transcript information -- Interview content guidelines -- Interview conduct guidelines : Use of other sources ; Interviewer preparation ; Interviewee selection and orientation ; Interviewer-interviewee relations ; Technique and adaptive skills ; Perspective ; Historical contribution -- Independent/unaffiliated researcher guidelines : Creation and use of interviews ; Transfer of interviews to archival respository -- Educator and student guidelines -- Suggestions for further reading -- Recommended web sites
Control code
ocn288378450
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvii, 167 pages
Isbn
9780195365979
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2008053833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
forms
System control number
  • 1091965
  • (Sirsi) o288378450
  • (OCoLC)288378450

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