Peer-Reviewed Articles

Oltmann, S., Peterson, C. & Knox, E.J.M. (Accepted). Analyzing challenges to library materials: An incomplete picture. Public Library Quarterly.

Knox, E.J.M. & Oltmann, S. (Accepted). Social responsibility, censorship, and the ALA: The 2015 Banned Books Week controversy. Library Quarterly.

Oltmann, S.M., Knox, E.J.M., Peterson, C. & Musgrave, S. (2015). Using open records laws for research purposes. Library & Information Science Research, 37(4), 323-328. [LISR Open Records in PDF]

Knox, E.J.M. (2014). Society, institutions, and common sense: Themes in the discourse of challengers in 21st century United States. Library & Information Science Research, 36(3-4), 171-178. [LISR Themes in PDF]

Knox, E.J.M. (2014). Intellectual freedom and the agnostic-postmodernist view of reading effects. Library Trends, 63(1). [Knox LT Effects in PDF]

Knox, E.J.M. (2014). The books will still be in the library: Narrow definitions of censorship in the discourse of challengers. Library Trends, 62(4). [Knox LT Definitions in PDF]

Knox, E.J.M. (2014). Supporting intellectual freedom: Symbolic capital and practical philosophy in librarianship. The Library Quarterly, 84(1), 8-21. [LQ Supporting in PDF]

Knox, E. (2011). Intellectual Freedom. Public Services Quarterly, 7(1), 49-55.

Knox, E. (2007). “How One Part-Time Library Staff Member Can Provide Interlibrary Loan Service.Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve, 17(4), 87-94.

Book Chapters
Knox, E.J.M. (2016). Ethics and reference services. In L. Smith and L. Wong (Eds.), Reference and Information Services (5th ed.). Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited.

Knox, E. (2014). Religion and intellectual freedom. In M. Alfino & L. Koltutsky (Eds.). Handbook of Intellectual Freedom. Sacramento, CA: Library Juice Press. [Pre-print manuscript-PDF]

Knox, E. (2013). The challengers of West Bend: An institutional approach. In L.S. Robbins & C. Pawley (Eds.) Libraries and the Reading Public in Twentieth-Century America. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press.[Pre-print manuscript-PDF]

Edited Book Under Contract
Burgess, J.T.F. & Knox, E.J.M. (Expected 2018). Foundations of Information Ethics. Chicago,   IL: American Library Association.

Manuscripts Under Review
Darch, P. & Knox, E.J.M. (In revision). Ethical perspectives on data and software sharing in the sciences: A research agenda. Library & Information Science Research

Knox, E.J.M. (Under review). Indoctrination and common sense interpretation of texts: The Tucson Unified School District book banning. Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy.

Peterson, C., Oltmann, S. & Knox, E.J.M. (Under review). The Cultural Work of Internet Filters: A Case Study of Implementing Web Censorship in Alabama Public Schools & Libraries. International Journal of Communication.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers & Presentations
Knox, E.J.M. (2016, November). “How Teachers, Parents, and Communities Can Keep Students Reading.” Panel at the Annual Conference of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), Atlanta, GA.

Knox, E.J.M. (2016, July). This book is inappropriate: Language, order, and reading. Panel at the Annual conference of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing (SHARP), Paris, France.

Knox, E.J.M. (2016, June). Dirty materials out of place: Inappropriate books and social classification. Paper presented at the Library History Round Table Research Forum, Annual Conference of the American Library Association (ALA), Orlando, FL.

Burgess, J., Knox, E., Mon, L., Perry, H.B., Ross, J.M., & Steele, J. (2016, January). Juried panel: Radical change and ethical practice in the LIS classroom. Annual Conference of the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE), Boston, MA.

Other Publications
Knox, E.J.M. (2017). Opposing censorship in difficult times. The Library Quarterly, 87(3), 268-276. [LQ Opposing Censorship]

Knox, E.J.M. (2016, September 28). Banned books are often diverse books. Check the stats. School Library Journal.

Knox, E.J.M. (2015, September 30). Study to explore link between book challenges and diverse books. School Library Journal.

Updated March 2017