Bibliography for ACA Domain 7: Professional, Ethical, and Legal Responsibilities


Lipinski,Tomas A. Libraries, Museums, and Archives: Legal Issues and Ethical Challenges in the New Information Age, Landham, MD: Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2002.

*Peterson, Trudy Huskamp and Gary Peterson. Archives and Manuscripts: Law, Archival Fundamentals Series, Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 1985.Also available online through SAA ePublications

*Society of American Archivists. A Code of Ethics for Archivists and Commentary, Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 1992 RMBS. Standards for ethical conduct for rare book, manuscript, and special collections librarians, with guidelines for institutional practice in support of the standards, 2d edition, 1992. College & Research Libraries News no4(Apr. ’93) p. 207-15
Link SAA Code of Ethics

International Council on Archives. Code of Ethics, Adopted by the General Assembly at its XIIIrd session in Beijing (China), September 6, 1996. on-line

ADDED 2010: Benedict, Karen, ed. Ethics and the Archival Profession: Introduction and Case Studies, Chicago : Society of American Archivists, 2003.

ADDED 2010: Carson, Bryan M. The Law of Libraries and Archives, Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2007.


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