Ethics in School Librarianship: A Reader

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Carol Simpson
Linworth Pub., 2003 - Business & Economics - 164 pages
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A must-read that discusses how ethics and principles impact the personal and professional lives of librarians and media specialists. Essays written by respected peers discuss several areas where ethical issues occur, such as use of information and intellectual property, professional relationships, media center management policies, and the distribution of technology. This engaging book spells out all the sides and lets you see where you stand on the hot-button ethical issues of librarianship.

* Thought-provoking discussion questions

* Theoretical insight into real-life issues

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Chapter Two Ethical Issues in Collection Development
Chapter Three Ethics in School Library Access
Chapter Four Confidentiality in the School Library

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About the author (2003)

Carol Simpson, JD, EdD, is associate professor in the College of Information, Library Science and Technologies of the University of North Texas, and practices school law.

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