SIE 525: Information Systems Book List

SIE 525 Information Systems Law

INFORMATION SYSTEMS BOOK LIST 

Required books for this course include the following:

Book 1. Cyberlaw Text and Cases
Ferrera, Reder, Bird, Darrow, Aresty, Klosek, Lichtenstein (2012) 3rd Edition – recommended
Ferrera, Lichtenstein, Reder, August and Schiano (2004) 2nd Edition – acceptable

Book 2. Code Version 2.0
Lawrence Lessig (2008)
http://codev2.cc/

Book 3. Remix: Making art and commerce thrive in the hybrid economy
Lawrence Lessig (2008)
http://www.bloomsburyacademic.com/remix.htm

Book 4. The Wealth of Networks
Benkler, Yochai (2006)
full book pdf: http://www.benkler.org/Benkler_Wealth_Of_Networks.pdf
chapter pdfs: http://www.benkler.org/wonchapters.html

Book 5. The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind
James Boyle (2008)
http://www.thepublicdomain.org/download/

INFORMATION SCIENCE BOOKS OF POTENTIAL INTEREST
This list includes some classics of interest to all information science students. Most of the books should be readily understandable to graduate students regardless of your undergraduate background. Only some of the books are related to SIE 525.

You may be required to write a book review for one of the volumes listed below. The links provided below are typically to book reviews.

Information and Communication Science Foundations

Bush, Vannevar. 1945. As We May Think. Atlantic Monthly 176 (1): 101–08.
http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/194507/bush

Luenberger, David G., 2006, Information Science, Princeton University Press
http://press.princeton.edu/titles/8214.html

Shannon, Claude and Warren Weaver. 1949. The Mathematical Theory of Communication. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press.
http://www.press.uillinois.edu/books/catalog/67qhn3ym9780252725463.html

Sowa, John F. 2004. Knowledge Representation: Logical, Philosophical, and Computational Foundations. Pacific Grove: Brooks/Cole.
http://www.amazon.com/Knowledge-Representation-Philosophical-Computational-Foundations/dp/0534949657

Applied/Pragmatic/ Information Science Issues

Brown, John Seely, and Paul Duguid. 2000. The Social Life of Information. Boston: Harvard Business School Press.
http://www.istl.org/01-winter/review3.html
http://www.complete-review.com/reviews/hbsp/slofinfo.htm#ours

Hernandez, Michael, 2003, Database Design for Mere Mortals, Addison-Wesley
http://www.informit.com/store/product.aspx?isbn=0201752840

Segaran, Toby and Jeff Hammerbacher, 2009, Beautiful Data: The Stories Behind Elegant Data Solutions, O’Reilly Media
http://www.amazon.com/Beautiful-Data-Stories-Elegant-Solutions/dp/0596157118 http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596157111

Theory of Networks

Barabasi, Albert-Laszlo. 2002. Linked: The New Science of Networks. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Publishing.
http://www.dougsimpson.com/blog/archives/000075.html
http://www.bearcave.com/bookrev/linked/

Buchanan, Mark, 2002, Nexus: Small Worlds and the Groundbreaking Theory of Networks, Norton

Guadamuz, Andres. 2011. Networks, Complexity and Internet Regulation: Scale-Free Law. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Watts, Duncan J. 2003. Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.
http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1200/is_10_163/ai_98923281/
http://www.complexityandeducation.ualberta.ca/complicity2/documents/complicity_21m_bower.pdf

Weinberger, David. 2002. Small Pieces Loosely Joined. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Publishing.
http://dannyreviews.com/h/Small_Pieces.html
http://www.samizdat.com/weinberger.html

Classification/Ontologies/Metadata

Bowker, Geoffrey C., and Susan Leigh Star. 1999. Sorting Things Out: Classification and Its Consequences. Cambridge MA: MIT Press.
http://www.istl.org/00-winter/review2.html
http://www.librarything.com/work/62760

de Keyser, 2009, From Thesauri to the Semantic Web, Neal-Schuman Publishers
http://www.neal-schuman.com/bdetail.php?isbn=9781843342922

Lei Zeng, Marcia and Jian Qin. 2008. Metadata
http://www.ics.heacademy.ac.uk/publications/book_reviews/full_review.php?id=540
http://www.accessmylibrary.com/article-1G1-197363385/metadata-book-review.html

Morville, Peter. 2005. Ambient Findability. Sebastopol: O’Reilly.
http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596007652

Cyberethics

Spinello, Richard, 2006, Cyberethics: Morality and Law in Cyberspace (Third Edition)

Tavani, Herman T., 2007, Ethics and Technology: Ethical Issues in an Age of Information and Communication Technology (Second Edition)

Corporate versus Human Rights

Kerr, Robert. 2008. The Corporate Free-speech Movement: Cognitive Feudalism and the Endangered Marketplace of Ideas. LFB Scholarly Publishing

Hartman, Thom, 2002, Unequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Dominance and the Theft of Human Rights. St Martins Press.

Soley , Lawrence. 2002. Censorship, Inc.: The Corporate Threat to Free Speech in the United States

Information Economics

Benkler, Yochai. 2006. The Wealth of Networks. New Haven: Yale University Press.
http://www.madeforone.com/Articles/index.php/technology/book-review-the-wealth-of-networks/
http://reviews.zdnet.co.uk/software/productivity/0,1000001109,39286817,00.htm
http://www.worldchanging.com/archives/004691.html

Shapiro, Carl and Hal R. Varian, 1999, Information Rules: A Strategic Guide to the Network Economy, Harvard Business School Press

Varian, Hal R., Joseph Farrell, Carl Shapiro, The Economics of Information Technology: An Introduction, Cambridge University Press
http://www.cambridge.org/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521605210

Sharing and Commons Concepts

Aoki, Boyle and Jenkins (2006) Bound by Law?
http://www.law.duke.edu/cspd/comics/digital.php

Ghosh, Rishab Aiyer, (ed.) 2005. Code: Collaborative Ownership and the Digital Economy. Cambridge MA: MIT Press.
http://www.flipkart.com/collaborative-ownership-digital-economy-rishab/8130903970-su23f9msnt
www.law.ed.ac.uk/ahrc/script-ed/vol3-3/code_review.pdf

Hess, Charlotte and Elinor Ostrom, Editors, Understanding Knowledge as a Commons: From Theory to Practice. Cambridge, Mass. MIT Press, c2007.
http://www.istl.org/07-summer/review3.html

Mitchell, Henry C. 2005. The Intellectual Commons: Toward an Ecology of Intellectual Property.
http://www.flipkart.com/intellectual-commons-henry-mitchell-toward/0739113429-h5w3fy8lpf

Weber, Steven. 2004. The Success of Open Source.  Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press

BOOK REVIEW: The Success of Open Source by Steven Weber

Williams, Sam. 2002. Free as in Freedom: Richard Stallman’s Crusade for Free Software
http://oreilly.com/openbook/freedom/index.html

Access to Scholarly, Scientific and Government Information

Boyle, James, 2010. What if the Web Really Worked For Science?
Video: http://www.thepublicdomain.org/download/

Willinsky, John. 2006. The Access Principle: The Case for Open Access to Research and Scholarship. Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.
http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?tid=10611&ttype=2

Wright, Alex. 2007. Glut: Mastering Information Through the Ages. Washington: Joseph Henry Press.
http://www.alexwright.org/glut/reviews.html
http://informationr.net/ir/reviews/revs296.html

Assessing the Impacts of Changes in the Information Technology R&D Ecosystem: Retaining Leadership in an Increasingly Global Environment
http://www.nap.edu

The Socioeconomic Effects of Public Sector Information on Digital Networks: Toward a Better Understanding of Different Access and Reuse Policies: Workshop Summary (2009)
http://www.nap.edu

Intellectual Property

Biegel, Stuart, 2002, Beyond Our Control? Confronting the Limits of Our Legal System in the Age of Cyberspace

Cornish, William, (ed.). 2004. Intellectual Property. New York: Oxford University Press.
http://74.125.93.132/search?q=cache:iu_LUvFOP0wJ:www.law.ed.ac.uk/ahrc/script-ed/issue2/cornish-review.doc+Cornish,+William,+%28ed.%29.+2004.+Intellectual+Property+book+review&cd=3&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us

Lessig, Lawrence. 2006. CODE:Version 2
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/reviews/code-version-20-by-lawrence-lessig-439385.html

Merges, Robert P., Peter S. Menell, and Mark A. Lemley. 2000. Intellectual Property in the New Technological Age. Gaithersburg: Aspen Publishers, Inc.

Rimmer, Matthew. 2012. Intellectual Property and Emerging Technologies: The New Biology. Edward Elgar Publishing

Privacy

Klosek, Jacqueline. 2007. The War on Privacy. Westport, CT: Praeger.
http://www.bsos.umd.edu/gvpt/lpbr/subpages/reviews/klosek0507.htm

OHara, Robert, 2005, No Place to Hide, Free Press.

Solove, Daniel J. 2007. The Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.
http://jdupuis.blogspot.com/2008/07/solove-daniel-j-future-of-reputation.html Download at http://docs.law.gwu.edu/facweb/dsolove/Future-of-Reputation/text.htm

Westin, Alan F. 1967. Privacy and Freedom. New York: Atheneum.
http://www.privacilla.org/fundamentals/privacyandfreedom.html

Preservation/Archiving/Curation

Degan, Marilyn and Simon Tanner, Eds., 2006, Digital Preservation, Neal-Schuman Publishers
http://www.neal-schuman.com/bdetail.php?isbn=1856044858

Harvey, Ross, Digital Curation, 2010, Neal-Schuman Publishers
http://www.neal-schuman.com/bdetail.php?isbn=9781555706944

Security/Encryption

Denning, Dorothy E., 1999, Information Warfare and Security
http://www.flipkart.com/information-warfare-security-dorothy-robling/0201433036-jqw3f9u0z4

Mel, H. X., Doris Baker, 2000, Cryptography Decrypted, Addison-Wesley Professional
http://www.amazon.com/Cryptography-Decrypted-H-X-Mel/product-reviews/0201616475/ref=pd_sim_b_cm_cr_acr_txt_3?ie=UTF8&showViewpoints=1

Sing, Simon, 1999, The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography, Anchor Books

Beyond ‘Fortress America’: National Security Controls on Science and Technology in a Globalized World
http://www.nap.edu

Award Winning Information Systems Books

http://www.asis.org/awards/book.html

Important Societal Issues where Information Technologies are likely to Play a Major Role

Sustainability

Hawken, Paul, Amory Lovins, and L. Hunter Lovins, 1999, Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution, Little Brown Publishing
http://www.natcap.org/sitepages/pid9.php
Downloadable chapters at http://www.natcap.org/sitepages/pid20.php

McDonough, William and Michael Braungart, 2002, Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things, North Point Press
http://www.mcdonough.com/cradle_to_cradle.htm

Book Review: “Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things”

Steffen, Alex, 2006, World Changing: A User’s Guide for the 21st Century, Abrams
http://www.powells.com/biblio/62-0810930951-0

Development

Collier, Paul, 2007, The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It, Oxford University Press
http://www.accessmylibrary.com/article-1G1-183858691/collier-paul-bottom-billion.html

Easterly, William, 2006, The White Man’s Burden: Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good, Penguin Press (written in response to the Sach’s book)
http://www.flipkart.com/white-man-burden-william-easterly/0143038826-xow3f31e3b
http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/61525/amartya-sen/the-man-without-a-plan

Easterly, William R. and William Easterly, 2001, The Elusive Quest for Growth: Economists’ Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics, MIT Press

Hargroves, Karlson Charlie, Michael Harrison Smith, Amory B. Lovins, and William McDonough, 2007, The Natural Advantage of Nations: Business Opportunities, Innovation and Governance in the 21st Century, Earth Scan / James & James
http://www.powells.com/biblio?PID=29592&cgi=product&isbn=1844071219

Sachs, Jeff, 2005, End of Poverty, Penguin Press

Social Entrepreneurship

Stohr, Kate and Cameron Sinclair, 2006, Design Like You Give a Damn: Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crises, Metropolis Books

Smith, Cynthia E., 2007, Design for the Other 90%

The following older books should be available in Fogler Library:

Borders in Cyberspace: Information Policy and the Global Information Infrastructure

Brian Kahin & Charles Nesson (editors) (1997) MIT Press; ISBN: 0262112205

 

Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace

Lawrence Lessig (1999) Basic Books; ISBN: 0465039138

 

Cyber Rights: Defending Free Speech in the Digital Age

Mike Godwin (1998) Times Books-Random House; ISBN: 0812928342

 

Cyberlaw: Text and Cases

Gerald R. Ferrera, Stephen D. Lichtenstein, Margo E. K. Reder, Ray August, William T. Schiano (August 10, 2000) South-Western College Publishing; ISBN: 0324012977

 

Cyberlaw and E-Commerce

David L. Baumer, J. Carl Poindexter (July, 2001) McGraw-Hill Higher Education; ISBN: 0072441208

 

Commercial Observation Satellites: At the Leading Edge of Global Transparency

John C. Baker, Kevin M. O’Connell, and Ray A. Williamson, (editors)

 

Copyright, Cases & Materials

Jane C Ginsburg, Robert A Gorman, 5th edition (July 1999) Matthew Bender & Company; ISBN: 032701329X

 

Copyrights Highway: From Gutenberg to the Celestial Jukebox

Golstein

 

A Culture of Secrecy : The Government Versus the People’s Right to Know

Athan G. Theoharis (Editor) (April 1998) Univ Pr of Kansas;

The Digital Dilemma: Intellectual Property in the Information Age

Committee on Intellectual property Rights and the Emerging Information Infrastructure, National Research Council (2000) National Academy Press; ISBN: 0309064996

 

The End of Privacy

Charles J. Sykes (October 1999) St Martins Pr (Trade); ISBN: 0312203500

 

The End of Privacy : How Total Surveillance Is Becoming a Reality

Reginald Whitaker (February 2000) New Press; ISBN: 1565845692

 

Information Rules : A Strategic Guide to the Network Economy

Carl Shapiro, Hal R. Varian (November 1998) Harvard Business School Pr; ISBN: 087584863X

 

Intellectual Property in the New Information Age

Robert P. Merges, et.al.

 

Internet Publishing and Beyond: The Economics of Digital Information and Intellectual Property

Brian Kahin (Editor), Hal R. Varian (Editor) (January 15, 2000) MIT Press; ISBN: 0262611597

 

Internet Dreams: Archetypes, Myths, and Metaphors

Mark J. Stefik, Vinton G. Cerf (May 9, 1997) MIT Press; ISBN:

 

The Internet Edge: Social, Technical, and Legal Challenges for a Networked World

Mark J. Stefik (January 15, 2000) MIT Press; ISBN: 026269249X

 

A Question of Balance: Private Rights and the Public Interest in Scientific and Technical Databases

Committee for a Study on Promoting Access to Scientific and Technical Data for the Public Interest, National Research Council (1999) National Academy Press; ISBN: 0309xxxxxx

 

Readings in Cyberethics

Richard Spinello and Herman T. Tavani (editors) (2001) Jones and Bartlett Publishers; ISBN: 067371500x

 

Rites of Privacy and the Privacy Trade: On the Limits of Protection for the Self

Elizabeth Neill (February 2001) McGill Queens Univ Pr; ISBN: 0773521135

 

Software and Internet Law

Mark Lemley (2001)

 

Technology and Privacy: The New Landscape

Philip Agre and Marc Rotenberg, eds.  (1998) MIT Press; ISBN 026201162x

 

The Transparent Society: Will Technology Force Us to Choose Between Privacy and Freedom?

David Brin (1998) Perseus Books; ISBN 0738201148

 

Trust in Cyberspace

Fred B. Schneider (Editor), National Research Council (January 1999) National Academy Press; ISBN: 0309065585

 

Computers, Surveillance, and Privacy

David Lyon (Editor), Elia Zureik (Editor) (April 1996) Univ of Minnesota Press; ISBN: 0816626529

 

CyberLaw: The Law of the Internet

Jonathan Rosenoer (1996) Springer; ISBN: 0387948325

 

Electronic Media Law and Regulation, Second Edition

Kenneth C. Creech (1996) Focal Press – Reed Elsevier; ISBN: 0240802160

 

Law and the Information Superhighway

Henry H. Perritt, Jr. (1996) John Wiley & Sons ISBN 0-471-12624-1 plus Supplement

 

Media Law

Ralph L. Holsinger and Jon Paul Dilts (1994) McGraw Hill

 

NetLaw: Your Rights in the Online World

Lance Rose (1995) Osborne McGraw-Hill

 

Online Law: The Software Publisher Association’s Legal Guide to Doing Business on the Internet

Thomas J. Smedinghoff (Editor) (1996) Addison-Wesley

 

Persuation and Privacy in Cyberspace: Online Protests over lotus marketplace & the clipper chip

Laura J. Gurak (1997) Yale University Press

 

Shamans, Software, and Spleens: Law and the Construction of the Information Society

James Boyle (1996)