Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 22, No. 1 (Spring 2013)


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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: 148
Bibliographic Info:
Copyright Date: 2013
pISBN: 1110010000221
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Editorial: Electronic Medical Records Revisited
Robert Hauptman      3

A Brevity on Worsham’s “Fast Food Scholarship”
Joseph S. Fulda      5
The Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal: Personal and Psychological Insights
Russell Eisenman      8

Unethical Practices in Scholarly, Open-Access Publishing
Jeffrey Beall      11
Privacy, Speech, and the Law
Adam D. Moore            21
Patron Privacy in the “2.0” Era: Avoiding the Faustian Bargain of Library 2.0
Michael Zimmer      44
The Human Right to a Public Library
Kay Mathiesen      60
What Happened to Politics and Ethics? Seven 21st Century Library Philosophers on the Epistemological and Ontological Foundations of Library Science
David Bade      80
Testing the Waters of Democracy: Free Speech Banned at One of the Nation’s Oldest Public Libraries
G. Tod Slone      109
Reviews      114
Web Briefs      138
Article Alerts      141

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.