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Steven Knowlton

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Below, please find links to my published scholarship. I welcome your questions of comments via e-mail.


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Print, Electronic or Both? How Libraries Choose a Format when Purchasing Books
(published in Tennessee Libraries 64(2): n.p., 2014)

A Comparison of Faculty and Bibliometric Valuation of Serials Subscriptions at an Academic Research Library
(published in Serials Review 40:28-39, 2014)

Power and Change in the US Cataloging Community: The Case of William E. Studwell's Campaign for a Subject Cataloging Code
(published in Library Resources and Technical Services 58(2):111-126, 2014)

Evocation and Figurative Thought in Tennessee Flag Culture 
(published in Raven: A Journal of Vexillology 20:23-54, 2013)
Explaining the Black Freedom Struggle in Memphis: Selected Reviews 
(published in Tuckasegee Valley Historical Review 19:85-103, 2013)

Applying Sebeok's Typology of Signs to the Study of Flags 
(published in Raven: A Journal of Vexillology 19:57-97, 2012) 

Continuing Use of Print-Only Information by Researchers 
(published in Journal of the Medical Library AssociationVol. 95(1):83-88, January 2007) 

Microforms in a Linked World: Using OPACs and other web applications to improve access to content in microform 
with Mike Diaz, Kate Jashari, Katherine M. Ratliff and Karen P. Smith

(Microform and Imaging Review, 36(3):121-126, Summer 2007) 

A Preview of the New Cataloging Code 
(published in MLA Forum, Volume V, Issue 1, April 2006) 

Three Decades Since Prejudices and Antipathies: A Study of Changes in the Library of Congress Subject Headings (2005)
(published in Cataloging and Classification Quarterly, Vol. 40, No. 2 -- summer 2005)


(published in NAVA News, No. 222, June-July 2014 )

(co-authored with Laureen P. Cantwell, published in Flag Research Quarterly, No.2, June 2013)


(presented at the North American Serials Interest Group annual meeting, June 9, 2012, Nashville, Tenn.)(Also reported in Serials Librarian)

Continuing use of print-only information by health sciences researchers: A study of impact factor as one measure, 1993-2003. 
(presented at the North American Serials Interest Group annual meeting, May 5, 2006, Denver, Colo.)(Also reported in Serials Librarian)


(Paper presented as Part 2 of ALCTS Virtual Preconference "The How and Why of Research: What Is The Rock in Your Shoe?", June 13, 2012)
(Paper presented at the 46th Annual Conference of the North American Vexillological Association, Columbus, Oh., October 6, 2012)
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