Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 11, No. 2 (Fall 2002)
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About the Author(s)
Edited by Robert Hauptman
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Table of Contents
Editorial: Exaggeration, Distortion, Perversion 3
Current Issues: Apportioning Credit to Multiple Authors 5
PsychoInfo: When Distorted Information Makes Me Laugh 7
Ethical Considerations in Citing Scientific Literature and Using Citation Analysis in Evaluation of Research Performance 10
Ethical Concerns Raised by the Use of the Internet in Academia 17
Moral Conflict for the Film Librarian 33
Should We Trust the Internet for Research? 46
MacKinnon on Pornography 53
Companion Animal Privacy in an Electronic World 79
Article Alerts 94
About the Contributors 96
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.