Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 2, No. 2 (Fall 1993)
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About the Author(s)
Edited by Robert Hauptman
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Table of Contents
Editorial: Challenges for the Nineties 3
Publisher’s Comments 4
Educating for Information Ethics: Information Ethics 101—Sources for Faculty and Students 5
Current Issues: What Ever Happened to the Rare Books? 11
Information Ethics in the Workplace: Do Expert Systems Have a Moral Cost? 15
For SEX, See Librarian: Condoms—Check ’Em Out! 20
Critique of Computer Ethics: Technology as Ideology 27
Managing Information Services in the Public Interest Ethic 44
A Hagiography of Bugs and Leaves: On the Dishonesty of Pictured Religion 53
Rules, Ethics, and the Homeless in Libraries—Two Views 71
Article Alerts 91
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.