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Quantity 20 comprises very important contributions to the sphere from the united kingdom, Germany, and the USA. those take care of the evolving function of the manager details officer, info ethics, library companies at a distance, e-metrics, and non-stop caliber development.

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What leaders really do. Harvard Business Review (May-June), Reprint 90309. Moholt, P. (1989). What happened to the merger debate? Libraries & Computer Centers: Issues of Mutual Concern (May), 1. Morgan, M. (2001). Traditional companies play with titles. Ann Arbor News, Business Section (June 3), E1. Oblinger, D. (2000). Higher Ed’s new CIO activities lead to new responsibilities. Multiversity (Fall), 17–21. Passino, J. , & Severance, D. G. (1988). The changing role of the chief information officer.

In this section I will review a similar argument between two 18th-century moral philosophers, Immanuel Kant and Benjamin Constant. In their moral argument, Kant and Constant agree that the truth-telling principle is an important moral imperative, but they disagree on the relationship duty has to rights. Hauptman and Dowd would agree that information access is a duty upheld by the reference librarian, but they disagree on how this duty applies to rights. It is my hope that Kant and Constant as moral philosophers will bring light to the fundamental differences between the positions of Hauptman and Dowd.

Information ethics is an issue central to intellectual freedom. Throughout my paper I will use the terms “ethics” and “morality” interchangeably. The definition of morality/ethics as it is used in this paper is: “[the] requirements for action that are addressed at least in part to every actual or prospective agent, and that are concerned with furthering the interests, especially the most important interests, of persons or recipients other than or in addition to the agent or the speaker” (Gewirth, 1979, p.

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