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ERIC Number: EJ496527
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0276-3877
Access to Special Collections in the Humanities: Who's Guarding the Gates and Why?
Case, Barbara; Xu, Ying
Reference Librarian, n47 p129-46 1994
Discusses problems and ethical issues associated with access to special collections in the humanities. Topics include access to the Dead Sea Scrolls; scholastic monopolies and access barriers; access restrictions and destroyed documents; privacy rights and professional codes of confidentiality; fair use of unpublished manuscripts; and the Freedom of Information Act. (32 references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Freedom of Information Act