Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 14, No. 1 (Spring 2005)


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About the Book

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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)
Pages: 96
Bibliographic Info:
Copyright Date: 2005
pISBN: 1110010000141
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Editorial: Problems with Peer Review, Part II      3
Guest Commentary: Unmuzzle Us!      5

Current Issues
TMI      6
The Dark Side of the Laptop University      9
PsychoInfo: Do We Perceive Reality Correctly?     12

Special Feature      5
On the Opposition Against the Book The Skeptical Environmentalist by B. Lomborg      16
Internet Privacy for Sale      29
The Media Voodoo, Smoke, Mirrors and the Rush to Judgment      44
Can Art Be Divorced from Politics?      53
Intellectual Property: Ethical Economics      60
The Six Sad Questions: A Year-Long Reference Relationship      64

Reviews      70
Web Briefs      90
Article Alerts      93
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.