Foreword Preface Chapter 1 Libraries and Ethics Chapter 2 Stewardship and Service Chapter 3 Classification Chapter 4 On Public Libraries Chapter 5 On the Freedom of Expression, Intellectual Freedom, and their Control Chapter 6 Libraries and Democracy Chapter 7 Intellectual Property, Copyright, and Fair Use Chapter 8 Qualifications of the Librarian Chapter 9 Love of Libraries and Advice on Library Formation Chapter 10 New Conditions and New Principles Chapter 11 Concluding Chapter Index About the Author
Dr. Wallace Koehler recently retired as the (founding) director of the LIS Program at Valdosta State University (VSU) in Georgia. He was on the VSU faculty for thirteen years. Before VSU, he was on the faculty of the University of Oklahoma. He is now professor emeritus at VSU. Dr. Koehler holds a MS from the University of Tennessee and a Ph.D. from Cornell University. His research interests include information ethics and bibliometrics. His contributions to the bibliometric literature include analyses of the life cycle of web documents. He is among the first to publish in that area. His research into information ethics includes codes of ethics and professional organizations as well as surveys of practitioners in a number of countries. He is the coauthor (with June Lester) of two editions of Fundamentals of Information Studies: Understanding Information and Its Environment.