Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 6, No. 2 (Fall 1997)
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About the Author(s)
Edited by Robert Hauptman
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Table of Contents
Editorial: Speak Freely, While You Can 3
Publisher’s Comments 4
PsychInfo: How the Left Has Joined the Right in Opposing the First Amendment 5
Dangerous Ideas 10
Blue Pencil Blues: A Scholar’s Personal Memoir 13
The Conceits of Law and the Transmission of the Indecent, Obscene, and Ugly 23
Academia, Censorship, and the Internet 35
The Santa Rosa Case: Women-Only Forums on the Internet and the First Amendment 48
The First Amendment Is Not an Absolute Even on the Internet 64
Protecting Minors from Free Speech 67
Family Friendly Libraries vs. the American Library Association: A Test of Democracy 75
Article Alerts 94
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.