Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 1 (Spring/Fall 1992)

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This is a single back issue only. To order a current subscription, or for more information, please visit the journal’s web page at Back issues from earlier volumes are available for order subject to availability. Also, single issues of the current volume may be ordered one at a time. The charge for single issues for institutions is $75 per issue (excluding postage). Orders from individuals are also welcome, and the charge for individuals is $30 (excluding postage).

About the Author(s)

Robert Hauptman is professor emeritus of St. Cloud State University and editor of the Journal of Information Ethics.

Bibliographic Details

Edited by Robert Hauptman
Format: softcover (6 x 9), back issue
Pages: 96
Bibliographic Info:
Copyright Date: 1992
ISSN 1061-9321
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Editorial: Ethical Necessities      3

Publisher’s Comments      4

Reader’s Forum      (Future Issues)

For Sex, See Librarian: Peanut Butter      5
Information Ethics in the Workplace: Information Rights and Information Virtues in the Workplace      13
Current Issues: The Scientific Ethic of AIDS Testing     18

Knowledge and Ethics     22
Ethics for Online Educators     32
About-Face: An Opinion on the Firing of Will Manley     42
Library Security: The Blumberg Legacy     46
Bearing Gifts: How Librarians Deal with Gift Books and Gift Givers—A Detective Story     52
Pecunia Non Olet?     60
All That is Solid Melts into Air: A Prologomenon to Library and Information Services in the Post-Industrial Era     70

Reviews      83

Article Alerts      90

About the Contributors      95

Book Reviews & Awards

• “The only periodical exclusively devoted to all of the issues…. Diverse topics”—Choice

• “Noteworthy for the currency of its subject…intellectually stimulating…a fine blend of the practical and theoretical…a valuable source”—Library Journal

• “Points to the need for thoughtful exploration of the place of information (and of librarians) in the good (‘ethical’) life, both at the individual and the social levels”—C&RL News

• “Interesting and informative”—SRRT Newsletter

• “Interesting mix of contributors…lengthy book reviews”—American Librarians

• “Welcome…interesting and thought-provoking…highly recommend it for all libraries”—ALR

• “Readable…important”—People’s Culture

• “Courageous”—Sipapu

• “Some of the sharpest and most stimulating essays on the subject…responds to a very real need in the field. …excellent coverage of this difficult and increasingly complicated subject…a valuable and practical tool”—InfoManage

• “Thought-provoking columns and articles in a readable style…useful to anyone concerned with information in society. …recommended”—Special Libraries

• “Strongly recommended”—Journal of Academic Librarianship

• “Carefully edited…provide[s] readers with full discussions on [the] issues”—Library and Information Science Annual

• “Well-written pieces by librarians and other scholars. This thought-provoking journal should be required reading for students in library and information science programs and by practitioners and policymakers”—Magazines for Libraries