Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 25, No. 2 (Fall 2016)

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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)
Bibliographic Info:
Copyright Date: 2016
ISSN: 1061-9321
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eISBN: n/a
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Editorial: Googled, Screwgled (Robert Hauptman) 3
Intellectual Freedom
Deceptive Indoctrination: Censorship and the Freedom to Explore (Judy Anderson) 5
Ethics in the Cultural and Educational Industries Social Justice and the Role of Universities (Juris Dilevko) 10
Current Issues
Thoughts on Trigger Warnings: Spoiler Alerts at Best and Censorship at Worst? (Katie Chamberlain Kritikos) 14
Prejudice Against Homosexuals: The Effects of Religion and Acculturation on Hispanic College Students (Russell Eisenman and Charles Negy) 16
A Call to Reclaim Control Over Scholarly Publishing (Wilhelm Peekhaus) 20
Erotophobia, Homophobia, and Censorship in U.S. Libraries: An Historical Overview (Martha Cornog) 42
The Paradox of Shock: Artists’ Experiences of Censorship (Shannon Oltmann) 59
Till Eulenspiegel Among the Deconstructionists (David Henige) 77
Diversity: The Importance of Access to Information and Political Literacy (Mark Winston) 84
Information Literacy and the Ethics of Academic Writing (Tatiana Sanches) 104
Abortion as a Problem of Information Macroethics (Jiří Stodola) 115
On Reviewing the Implications of Rogue Antivirus (Gopalakrishnan Prakash and Marimuthu Parameswari) 128
Reviews 140
Web Briefs 165
Article Alerts 168

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.