The application of RFIDs in libraries : an assessment of technological, management and professional issues
|Title:||The application of RFIDs in libraries : an assessment of technological, management and professional issues||Authors:||Gibb, Forbes
Thornley, Clare V.
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3587||Date:||Jun-2011||Online since:||2012-04-24T15:47:58Z||Abstract:||This paper starts by outlining the technologies involved in RFIDs and reviews the issues raised by their general application. It then identifies their potential application areas within the library sector based on a generic process view of library activities. Finally it highlights the issues that are raised by their application in libraries and provides an assessment of which of these issues are likely to raise ethical concerns for library professionals. The purpose is to provide an overview of the technology within the context of the library process and to highlight issues which may raise ethical concerns for the profession. A second paper will focus specifically on these concerns within the context of the professional obligations of the librarian.||Funding Details:||Not applicable||Type of material:||Journal Article||Publisher:||Elsevier||Journal:||International Journal of Information Management||Volume:||31||Issue:||3||Start page:||244||End page:||251||Copyright (published version):||2010 Elsevier Ltd||Keywords:||Ethics; RFIDS; Library management; Processes||Subject LCSH:||Radio frequency identification systems
Radio frequency identification systems--Moral and ethical aspects
|DOI:||10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2010.07.005||Other versions:||http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2010.07.005||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Information and Communication Studies Research Collection|
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