Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 7, No. 1 (Spring 1998)
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About the Author(s)
Edited by Robert Hauptman
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Table of Contents
Editorial: Information, Technology, and Ethics: Societal Changes 3
Publisher’s Comments 4
Information Ethics in the Workplace: Traditional vs. Information Management Theory 5
PsychInfo: The Taboo on Negative Information About African-Americans 10
Free Speech in Cyberspace 15
The Ethics of Caller Identification Services 24
The Illusion of Choice in Computer-Aided Learning 36
Privacy, Data Bases, and Computers 42
You’ve Always Been a Plagiarist 49
Patron Behavior Policies in the Public Library: Kreimer v. Morristown Revisited 54
Mass-Mediated Stereotyping in the 1990s: A Cross-Cultural Perspective 68
Article Alerts 93
About the Contributors 95
Book Reviews & Awards
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