Browse 1989: Ethics and the Librarian by Subject "Librarians --Professional ethics"

  • Goehner, Donna (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    If one of the aims of ethics is to define and clarify the perceptions of what constitutes the Tightness or reasonableness of conduct, an obvious question is, who defines reasonable or right behavior? Individuals ...

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  • Bunge, Charles A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    The intent of this paper is to help reference librarians and others answer the question, "What is ethical reference practice?" or "How should the librarian act or behave in providing reference service?" The emphasis will ...

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  • Morrison, Samuel F. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    Ethics is a system of moral principles and of values relating to the Tightness and wrongness of certain actions. When two diametrically opposed obligations conflict with one another, an ethical dilemma occurs. It is ...

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  • Shields, Gerald R. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    Such blatant manipulation of the facts by the FBI seems to point to mere justification for a "fishing expedition" and a cynical awareness that the very idea planted in the public mind that the FBI is watching the use ...

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  • Wessells, Michael B. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    Practically, it is a waste of energy and poor strategy to engage in warfare before seeking a peaceful and mutually beneficial solution. Ethically, the librarian's code requires that he or she provide "the highest level ...

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  • Hauptman, Robert (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    Sometimes, discussions of ethics and librarianship emphasize theoretical matters; more often, they are hortatory in nature, citing practical examples in order to inspire actions that will bring glory to the profession. This ...

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  • Heim, Kathleen M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    Ethics relating to human resources management in the library and information services profession must be viewed from a more comprehensive ethical stance at the outset. Since this conference is devoted to a wide range ...

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  • Christians, Clifford G. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    Conferences such as this are a priceless resource in a complicated age. It is a hopeful sign that the same academic unit sponsoring the Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems (Lancaster & Smith, in press) conference ...

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  • Lancaster, F.W. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation was the catalyst that established the theme for the Twenty-First Allerton Institute, held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Allerton House, October 29-31, 1989. The ...

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  • Wengert, Robert G. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    The final session of this conference, perhaps the highlight of the entire event, was not a formal paper. Professor Wengert facilitated a discussion among participants of some ethical questions he had formulated. The ...

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  • White, Herbert S. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    This is not a paper on historical developments of ethics, better left to individuals far better qualified than the author. Suffice to say that the confusion and difficulty surrounding the topic continues to this day. ...

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