Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 23, No. 2 (Fall 2014)


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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: 120
Bibliographic Info:
Copyright Date: 2014
pISBN: 1110010000232
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Editorial: Abusive Identification Requests (Robert Hauptman) 3
Column: Ethics in the Cultural and Educational Industries The Furor Over ­Scholarly-Journal Prices (Juris Dilevko) 5
Featured Article: Catalyzing Ethical Behavior Among Journal Editors in
the Organizational Sciences and Beyond (Meghan A. Thornton, Oscar Jerome Stewart, Deborah E. Rupp and Steven G. Rogelberg) 9
Procrustes or Proteus: Is Epistemology a Science? (David Henige) 22
The Practical Matter of Privacy vs. Anonymity: When Is Anonymity an Unethical Power Move in the Educative Information Professions? (John Buschman) 40
Patent Trolls and Other Bad Guys (Leon Cooper) 57
Ethical Attitudes Toward Internet Pornography in Islamic Societies: Kuwait as a Case Study (Salah M. ­Al-Fadhli, Hasan A. Abbas, Ali A. Dashti and Hosni Hamdi) 60
Reader Discretion Is Advised (John Norris) 71
Reviews 76
Web Briefs 110
Article Alerts 114

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.