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Title: The FBI creates an awareness of librarian ethics: An opinionated historical review
Author(s): Shields, Gerald R.
Subject(s): Librarians --Professional ethics
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Abstract: 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 of libraries by individuals will have a chilling effect which can help accomplish a reduction in the use of scientific and technical information. The people gathered together at this conference are here to try and determine if it is within their power to inspire a righting of these wrongs, if there is something in their calling as librarians that can inspire them to action.
Issue Date: 1991
Publisher: Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Citation Info: In F.W. Lancaster (ed) Ethics and the librarian (Papers presented at the Allerton Park Institute held October 29-31, 1989): 19-12.
Series/Report: Allerton Park Institute (31st : 1989)
Genre: Conference Paper / Presentation
Type: Text
Language: English
ISBN: 0878450858
ISSN: 0536-4604
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Date Available in IDEALS: 2007-04-11

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