Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 6, No. 1 (Spring 1997)
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About the Author(s)
Edited by Robert Hauptman
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Table of Contents
Editorial: Publishing Ethics 3
Publisher’s Comments 4
Current Issues: Information Access – A Right or Privilege 5
For SEX, See Librarian: A Plague on Both Your Houses? The Other Sex Books 8
Publishing Programs and Moral Dilemmas 13
“It’s Not the Principle, It’s the Money!”: An Economic Revisioning of Publishing Ethics
Plagiarism and Reviewer/Editor Responsibility 34
What Ethics? 39
Some Notes About the Ethics of Editing Book Anthologies 44
Assessing the Publication Swamp in Literary Studies 47
From the Cave of Urizen: An Editor Observed 59
Article Alerts 90
About the Contributors 95
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.