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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
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Date Available in IDEALS:2007-04-11

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