Information ethics in the context of information literacy

Title: Information ethics in the context of information literacy
Source document: ProInflow. 2016, vol. 8, iss. 2, pp. 85-96
Extent
85-96
  • ISSN
    1804-2406
Type: Article
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Abstract(s)
The concept of information ethics is quite extensive. It is necessary to deal with it also with regard to information literacy, as prove recent and traditional concepts and definitions of information literacy with incorporated ethical espects. Information ethics and information literacy are closely connected, as illustrates the RPT (R-Resource, P-Product, T-Target) model of information ethics created by Luciano Floridi1, Christine Bruce's model of Seven Faces of information literacy, which deals with ethical aspects in connection with wise use of information2 and Nancy Tuana's concept of moral literacy3. Critical thinking is perceived as necessary in the context of both information literacy and information ethics. As Richard Paul4 stresses, information ethics without critical thinking can lead to indoctrination. On the basis of these approaches were created visualizations of connection between information ethics and information literacy.
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