Document (#38895)

Author
CannCasciato, D.
Title
Ethical considerations in classification practice : a case study using creationism and intelligent design
Source
Cataloging and classification quarterly. 49(2011) no.5, S.408-427
Year
2011
Abstract
This article re-visits a scenario from 1987: a university president required a library director to reclassify some materials into a science classification. The author looks at the prominence of the Code of Ethics of the American Library Association in the general library literature and in classification and cataloging practice literature. The issue of censorship is also discussed. The author then reviews classification for Creationism and Intelligent design and some decision-making processes one could use when deciding on the professional ethics of such a request, concluding that in some cases the ethical action might indeed be to go ahead with the reclassification.

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