The library houses over two thousand books, reports, conference proceedings and other material on ethics in the professions as well as an extensive collection of print journals on business ethics, engineering ethics, research ethics, emerging technologies, and other topics.
Books and Monographs
CSEP Library has a large collection of books, bibliographies, professional directories, government reports and regulations, court decisions, unpublished manuscripts, and conference proceedings published from 1975 to the present. All these materials can be checked out by IIT students, faculty and staff. To find materials, search through the Galvin Online Catalog.
The Ethics Center Library subscribes to over forty print journals and maintains a large collection of back issues from 70 different journal titles. Print issues of journals are not available to check out, but copies of desired articles can be made for a small fee. A title list of the issues held by CSEP is available online, and many of the journals are also available through Galvin's journal holdings online. To find a specific journal in Galvin's online collection, type in the title of the journal in the search box.
The Ethics Center Library maintains a large collection of rare and original videos, DVD's, software, and audio material available for checkout. Material includes footage from past Ethics Bowl competitions, case studies, and material for incorporating ethics in professional curriculum. Much of this material can be found through the Galvin Online Catalog, a complete list of audiovisual material held by CSEP can be seen online.
Codes of Ethics-Print Archive
Along with CSEP's Codes of Ethics Online collection, the library maintains an extensive paper archive of professional codes of ethics. A list of the archive holdings in available online. To request material from this collection, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call ahead. Copies of material can be made for a minimal fee of $0.15 per page.
The library maintains a collection of newsletters from other major ethics centers around the country.
Perspectives on the Professions
The Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions' main publication, Perspectives on the Professions is now available online.
The library maintains a large archive of professional ethics materials donated to CSEP spanning from 1975 to the present. The list of archive holdings is available online, and is divided broadly by topic area, and then by title. To view any of this material, please email us at email@example.com and allow at least one day for material to be retrieved.