Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 19, No. 1 (Spring 2010)


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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: 196
Bibliographic Info:
Copyright Date: 2010
pISBN: 1110010000191
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Editorial: Archival Dilemmas

Robert Hauptman      3



Writing for Eternity II

Joseph S. Fulda      5



Russell Eisenman      7

Pedagogical Issues

Ethics from the Bottom Up? Immersive Ethics and the LIS Curriculum

Johannes Britz and Elizabeth A. Buchanan      12


Richard J. Cox, guest editor

Teaching, Researching, and Preaching Archival Ethics: Or, How These New Views Came to Be

Richard J. Cox      20

The Return of Wampum Belts: Ethical Issues and the Repatriation of Native American Archival Materials

Aileen Runde      33

Digitization as Repatriation? The National Museum of the American Indian’s Fourth Museum Project

Michelle Crouch      45

You Shouldn’t Have Been That Sentimental: Film Restoration Ethics in Hitchcock’s Vertigo

Sean Patrick Kilcoyne      57

Special Issue: Archival Ethics: New Views Richard J. Cox, guest editor

From Film Restoration to Digital Emulation: The Archival Code of Ethics in the Age of Digital Reproduction

Lindsay Kistler Mattock      74

Discovering Records Beneath the Robes: Canonical Protection and Civil Resurrection of the Boston Archdiocese Secret Archives

Amanda M. Pike      86

An Exploratory Analysis of Time on the Cross and Its Archival Implications

Rabia Gibbs      99

The Last Hand: Restrictions on Martin Heidegger’s Papers in the Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach

Elizabeth Amberg Livingston      110

The Ethics of Archiving “Murderabilia”: The Papers of Ted Kaczynski

Nora Devlin      126

Raising Money Raises Questions: The Ethics of Generating Revenue from Archival Materials

Elizabeth Druga      141

Seeing No Evil: The Archival Profession’s Failure to Respond to the National Archives’ Breaches of Professional and Ethical Duties

Karen Eriksen      157

Locating Agency: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Professional Ethics and Archival Morality

David A. Wallace            172

Reviews      190

Article Alerts      196

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.