Libraries and the Ethics of Censorship

  title={Libraries and the Ethics of Censorship},
  author={Fiona Duthie},
  journal={The Australian Library Journal},
  pages={85 - 94}
  • F. Duthie
  • Published 1 August 2010
  • Education
  • The Australian Library Journal
This paper reviews a selection of literature pertaining to the subject of censorship in modern libraries. It interrogates the literature in terms of the ethical debates informing much of the contemporary academic writing on this subject. A multi-pronged approach to the subject is adopted. The review includes evaluations of the relevant aspects of particular professional codes and statements. It also evaluates opinions that have been proffered with regard to the use of Internet filters in public… 

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