Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

Date of this Version

4-20-2021

Abstract

This paper reviews the level of information ethics compliance and service delivery by librarians in universities. It explains what Information ethics compliance is essentially concerned with, the question of who should have access to what information. It addresses the functions, which are intellectual freedom, equitable access to information, information privacy, and intellectual property. In today's world, information plays a crucial role in deciding day-to-day activities and society's progress and development. It investigates the ethical issues and challenges arising from the generation, preservation, management, and information use, including inequitable access to library materials, inaccuracy of the information provided, and protection of intellectual property and confidentiality. However, it was recommended that for libraries to deliver services to their users fully, library personnel must comply with information ethics. Such ethics must guide their service delivery, funding, acquisition of information materials, internet subscriptions, staff training, emolument, and maintenance.

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