Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 18, No. 1 (Spring 2009)


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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: 116
Bibliographic Info:
Copyright Date: 2009
pISBN: 1110010000181
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Guest Editorial: Academia and Reflection

Elizabeth A. Buchanan      3



On Being Misunderstood: Am I a Conservative and a Racist?

Russell Eisenman      5

Current Issues

Waste Not/Want Not? A Moral/Ethical Question re Technical Excellence

Bob Dorsett      8


Science: Self-Corruption at the Top

James F. Welles      10

Correcting Errors in Science: An Analytic Review

James F. Welles      16

Some Problems Related to Corrections of Error in the Scholarly Literature

Gordon F. Moran      21

Ethical Values of IT Professionals in Chinese Cultural Societies

Christina Ling-hsing Chang      25

Additional Suggestions for Management to Respond to Ethical Issues Raised by Technological Change

William P. Cordeiro      54

Contra Camera
Joseph S. Fulda      67

Reviews      78

Web Briefs      109

Article Alerts      113

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.