Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 21, No. 2 (Fall 2012)


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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: 160
Bibliographic Info:
Copyright Date: 2012
pISBN: 1110010000212
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Tale of Contents

Twentieth Anniversary Issue: Perspectives on Information and Computer Ethics, and the Law

Editorial: Too Much (Misleading and Potentially Harmful) Information
Robert Hauptman      3
Publisher’s Comments
Robert Franklin      4
Forum      5

Authors’ Moral Rights—And How Editors and Publishers Routinely Abridge Them
Joseph S. Fulda      7
Crimes for Which There Is No Public Information
Russell Eisenman      10
Twenty Years of Information Ethics and the Journal of Information Ethics
Mark Alfino      13
Information and Computer Ethics: A Brief History
Richard A. Spinello      17
“I Guess We’ll Just Have to Wait for the Movie to Come Out”: A Protracted First Stand for Teaching Information Ethics
Toni Samek      33
Computer Ethics as a Field of Applied Ethics: Core Questions and Future Directions
Herman T. Tavani      52
Law vs. Ethics: Conflict and Contrast in Laws Affecting the Role of Libraries, Schools, and Other Information Intermediaries
Tomas A. Lipinski      71
Google Books and Other Internet Mischief
Joseph S. Fulda      104
Permissions and Their Costs
Robert Hauptman      110
Intellectual Property, Fee or Free?
Judy Anderson      114

Reviews      122
Web Briefs      148
Article Alerts      153

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.