Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 29, No. 1 (Spring 2020)

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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: 136
Bibliographic Info:
Copyright Date: 2020
ISSN 1061-9321

Table of Contents

Editorial: Publishing Perils (Robert Hauptman) 3

Current Issues
Freedom of Expression, Ethics, and the European Court of Human Rights (G. Tod Slone) 5
Current Issues
Licensing Confusion (Robert Hauptman) 10

Featured Article
Privacy Fundamentalism: An Essay on Social Responsibility (Alistair S. Duff) 13
Is Sensitivity Reading a Form of Censorship? (E.E. Lawrence) 30
Information Literacy as a Social Justice Issue. Where’s the Research? (Margaret Zimmerman) 45
Ethical Issues in Academic Libraries: An Annotated Bibliography
(Kirby Graff, Gabriela Quiñonez-Riegos, Jane Scott, and Heidi Senior) 65
Libraries and Intellectual Freedom in the Age of Technocapitalism
(Natasha Nunn) 89
Library Professionals’ Awareness of Information Ethics in the Provision of Library and Information Services in University Libraries in Tanzania (Rehema C. Ndumbaro and Stephen M. Mutula) 97

Reviews 110
Web Briefs 126
Article Alerts 130

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.