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The issue of professional liability

Stuart Hannabuss (Stuart Hannabuss is Lecturer in Management at the School of Information and Media, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK)

New Library World

ISSN: 0307-4803

Article publication date: 1 June 2000

Abstract

In recent years, awareness of liability for information products and services appears to have grown. Driving this are impulses as distinct as professionalism and fear of getting caught out. Legal and ethical issues are discussed. It is suggested that a commercialised information marketplace is one where individuals are more and more likely to have to take personal responsibility for what happens, good or bad.

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Hannabuss, S. (2000), "The issue of professional liability", New Library World, Vol. 101 No. 3, pp. 97-103. https://doi.org/10.1108/03074800010324530

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