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Information Ethics: Reflection and Practice - The Library Marketplace

Information Ethics: Reflection and Practice

Facet Publishing UK

  • $139.95

David McMenemy

ISBN-13: 9781856049399

256 pages • 6 x 9
Year Published: Forthcoming 2017

A comprehensive examination of ethical issues in library and information work, this book considers the overarching ethical concepts impacting on all library and information professionals and will be of interest to both practitioners and students. Practical guidance to ethical dilemmas is provided through discussion of international real-world examples of actual ethical situations throughout the text. Topics include:

  • Figures and philosophies of information ethics
  • Professional associations and professionalism
  • Freedom of access and expression
  • Understanding user needs
  • Protection of ideas and the cultural record
  • Managing technology

A resource guide and suggestions for further reading are provided, and model policies that can be used by practitioners to support ethical practice are included as appendices.

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