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LEGAL ISSUES RELATING TO THE DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF WORLD WIDE WEB TECHNOLOGY AT EDUCATIONAL SITES
A COMPREHENSIVE SURVEY OF THE LEGAL ISSUES RELATING TO THE DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF WORLD WIDE WEB TECHNOLOGY AT EDUCATIONAL SITES
INFORMATION LAW AND TECHNOLOGY UNIT
UNIVERSITY OF HULL LAW SCHOOL
This report is based upon work carried out by the author during the period 1994-1996. He would like to thank Charlotte Waelde, lecturer in the Legal Practice Unit, Department of Private Law, University of Edinburgh for her assistance with relevant Scottish law, Irene Loh, graduate student at the University of Hull, for invaluable research assistance, and the Law Faculty and Law Library of the University of Toronto for providing him with Visiting Scholar status in October 1995 - January 1996.
The author would like to thank the following for financial assistance during this period:
The author would also like to thank the following institutions and organisations for allowing him a forum in which to discuss many of the issues raised here:
- The Advisory Group on Multimedia Applications
- The University of Hull Law School Research Committee
- The Sir Philip Reckitt Educational Trust
Parts of this work have been published elsewhere, including:
- The Support Initiative for Multimedia Applications (SIMA).
- The British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL).
- The British and Irish Legal Education Technology Association (BILETA).
- The Canadian Law and Society Association (CLSA)
- The Centre for Teaching and Learning Support (CTLS), University of Hull.
- The Centre de recherche en droit public (CRDP), The University of Montreal.
- The Groupe de recherche informatique et droit (GRID), The University of Quebec at Montreal.
- The Law Faculty, University of Edinburgh.
- The Department of Computer Science, University of Edinburgh.
- The Department of Computer Science, University of Glasgow.
- The Department of Information Science, City University, London.
- The Marketing and Commercial Liason Office & Staff Development Office, Lancaster University.
- The UK Universities and Colleges Information Systems Association (UCISA)
The Law Librarian
“Legal Issues of the Internet” (1995) 26 The Law Librarian 524.
The Times Higher Education Supplement
“Code makers on the ether enigma”, 10 November 1995 Times Higher Education Supplement Multimedia Supplement at iv.
“Theft by many other names”, 12 January 1996 Times Higher Education Supplement Multimedia Supplement at vi.
“Welcome to the year of living less dangerously”, 8 March 1996 Times Higher Education Supplement Multimedia Supplement at x.
“Never having to say you’re sorry”, 11 May 1996 Times Higher Education Supplement Multimedia Supplement at viii.
This report is of an advisory nature only, and thus does not constitute legal advice. While endeavouring to ensure that this report is reflects the law as it stands at the time of publication, the author makes no warranty as to the accuracy of the material contained herein.
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