Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 25, No. 1 (Spring 2016)


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About the Book

This is a single back issue only. To order a current subscription, or for more information, please visit the journal’s web page at Back issues from earlier volumes are available for order subject to availability. Also, single issues of the current volume may be ordered one at a time. The charge for single issues for institutions is $75 per issue (excluding postage). Orders from individuals are also welcome, and the charge for individuals is $30 (excluding postage).

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: 188
Bibliographic Info:
Copyright Date: 2016
pISBN: 1110010000251
ISSN: 1061-9321
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Information Ethics and Global Citizenship
Guest editors: Toni Samek and Lynette Shultz
Editorial: Peer Review, Open Access, and Other
Publishing Scams
Robert Hauptman 3
Letter to the Editor
Sanford Berman 5
Ethics in the Cultural and Educational Industries
The Politics of Nudging
Juris Dilevko 6
Research Fraud in Science: What Is Going On?
Russell Eisenman 10
Guest Editorial: Information Ethics and Global Citizenship
Toni Samek and Lynette Shultz 13
Exploring Information Ethics: A Metadata Analytics Approach
Ali Shiri 17
Citizenship and Agency Under Neoliberal Global Consumerism:
A Search for Informed Democratic Practices
John Buschman 38
Response to Buschman
Kent den Heyer 54
On Dark Continents and Digital Divides: Information Inequality and the Reproduction of Racial Otherness in Library and Information Studies
David J. Hudson 62
Response to Hudson
Kathleen Lowrey 81
The Social Contract and Big Data
Kristene Unsworth 83
Response to Unsworth
Michael B. McNally 98
Legal Formulations of a Human Right to Information:
Defining a Global Consensus
Kimberli M. Kelmor 101
Integrating Ethical Guidelines and Situated Ethics for Researching ­Social-Media-Based Interactions: Lessons from a Virtual Ethnographic Case Study with Chinese Youth
Ke Lin 114
Narrative Identity and Flourishing Within the Information Professions
John T.F. Burgess 132
About the Article Contributors 149
Reviews 152
Web Briefs 178
Article Alerts 181

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