by Tina Neville
multi-disciplinary database covering a variety of subjects.
Links to full-text articles are provided for some
citations. Searches may be limited to refereed
articles, book reviews, interviews, and original fiction
relating to the humanities and including topics in ethics
and philosophy. Includes links to full-text when
books and articles relating to philosophy and ethics.
mu lti-disciplinary database covering a variety of subjects.
Each citation includes a link to the full-text of
is a list of selected serial titles which are available at
Poynter Library. Many additional journals are available
either in print or online. Use the Libraries of the USF System Online Catalog to locate specific holdings. The
Libraries of the USF System web site provides access to an extensive list
of electronic journals. Use the e-journal
locator to determine if the title you need is available
in pdf format or if selected articles from a journal may be
included within a particular database. More titles may be
available through interlibrary loan.
following resources are available at the Poynter Library.
Books on ethics may be located in several areas.
Generally, books on ethics are shelved under call number BJ.
Related materials may be classified under other call
numbers: medical ethics (R724-R725), business ethics (HF5387),
philosophy (B), etc. The Library of Congress Subject
Headings books, located in the reference area, provide numerous
suggestions for additional, specific subjects relating to
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Dictionary of Business Ethics
||REF HD30.15 .B456
of the Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management series, this
volume deals with ethical theories and issues as they relate
to the field of business. Articles are relatively
long and include references for additional research.
|Dictionary of Ethics,
Theology and Society
||REF BJ63.D53 1996
resource attempts a multidisciplinary approach by examining
the ethical, theological, and political issues that have
interacted to form Western society. The lengthy articles
are scholarly and include a brief bibliography.
||REF BJ63.E44 1998
wonderful resource for an introduction to ethical issues
in a wide variety of disciplines. Ethical applications
in business, politics, education, health and science are
all included in this multi-volume set. Each article
includes a short glossary and a bibliography.
||REF QH332.E52 1995
becoming somewhat dated, this highly-regarded encyclopedia
continues to provide a wealth of information on a wide variety
of topics relating to biological and medical ethics.
Articles are lengthy, well-balanced, and include bibliographies.
An extensive appendix in volume 5 provides
the full-text of landmark ethical codes and directives.
Ethical, Legal, and Policy Issues in Biotechnology
||REF TP248.16 .E539
resource is particularly helpful for identifying government
policy impact on a variety of biotechnical topics.
More than one hundred, peer-reviewed, lengthy articles are
included. An index in volume two helps to locate more specific
||REF BJ63.E45 2001
revised and expanded edition of this popular title contains
more than 580 peer-reviewed articles. Concentration
here is on ethical theory rather than on applied ethics.
||REF BJ63.E46 1999
articles on many ethical philosophies and applications.
Emphasis is mostly on understanding of theory.
highly regarded, vast reference work, includes nearly 1500
articles. Topics cover both Eastern and Western philosophy.
The original work was published in 1967 with a single-volume
supplement issued in 1996 to provide updated information.
|Ethics in U.S.
Government: an Encyclopedia of Investigations, Scandals,
Reforms, and Legislation
||REF JK468. E7 R556
key information on people and circumstances surrounding
ethical controversies in U.S. politics. Most entries
are quite short but many include a brief bibliography.
A timeline of key events is provided at the front of the
||REF B51.R68 1998
exhaustive resource contains more than 2000 articles on
topics relating to philosophy. Articles are
signed by the author and provide annotated references for
A Reference Handbook
||REF HF5387 .D54
theoretical and practical information relating to business
ethics. Supplementary material includes a discussion
of codes of ethical conduct, a glossary, a listing of relevant
court cases, and a bibliography of additional resources.
excellent, resource for locating pro and con issues on controversial
topics. Issued weekly and cumulated into an annual
volume. The topics are selected based on current
issues in the news, making the index at the back of each
volume critical for locating specific topics.
|Codes of Professional
useful resource provides easy access to the professional
ethics statements of major professional organizations in
the fields of business, law, and health. In addition
to the actual text of the code, each entry includes contact
information on the organization, additional resources that
might be helpful, and background information on the history
and development of the code.
||Index Table K
collection of recent books on "hot topics."
Many controversial topics are covered with each volume offering
pro and con arguments and bibliographies for additional
A Reference Handbook
||REF JZ1242 .E43
theoretical and practical information relating to international
ethics. Supplementary material includes a chronology
of key events, a glossary, an annotated bibliography, and
a directory of organizations that are active in the area
of international ethics.
Codes, Opinions, and Statements
||REF R725 .M117
handy resource for locating the text of important ethical
codes, opinions, and statements from the American Medical
Association and from an additional 25 medical specialty
||REF HD6504 .A194
the full-text of the ethical codes of major societies and
associations throughout the United States . A wide
variety of disciplines are included.
|Taking sides: Clashing
views on controversial issues in mass media and society
||REF HN90.M3 T36
hot topics book contains thirty-six articles discussing
mass media ethics. Articles are in pro/con format.
Internet resources relating to ethics, go to the USF
Libraries selected websites on " Philosophy."