Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 23, No. 1 (Spring 2014)


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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: 164
Bibliographic Info:
Copyright Date: 2014
pISBN: 1110010000231
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Editorial: The Dsm-5 and Its Critics
Robert Hauptman 3
Ethics in the Cultural and Educational Industries
Moral Judo and the Nature of Ethics
Juris Dilevko 5
When a College Does Not Give Out Information
Russell Eisenman 9
Information-Based Autonomy vs. Oligarchy
Ron Houston 12
On (the Burdens of) Securing Rights to Access Information
Jonathan Trerise 42
The Lesser Known Business Models of Online Copyright Infringement
Morris Rosenthal 55
Teaching the Ethics of Scientific Research Through Novels
Juris Dilevko and Rachel Barton 65
Diversity: An Ethical Question with Competing Rationales
Mark Winston 83
Plagiarism and Ethics of Knowledge: Evidence from International Scientific Papers
Reza Jamali, Sepehr Ghazinoory, and Mona Sadeghi 101
The Real but Unmentioned Enemy in the “War on Drugs”:
Disorders of American Character
Peter Alan Olsson 111
Reviews 121
Web Briefs 154
Article Alerts 157

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.