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GSLIS Assistant Professor Knox receives ILA Intellectual Freedom Award

 

“Emily Knox, assistant professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA), is the 2015 recipient of the Illinois Library Association (ILA) Intellectual Freedom Award. The award, presented by the ILA Intellectual Freedom Committee, recognizes an individual or group for outstanding contributions in defending intellectual freedom or the advancement of these principles. The award is sponsored by Quality Books Inc. (QBI).
With research interests in intellectual freedom and censorship, print culture and reading practices, and information ethics and policy, Knox is a prolific author of articles and book chapters. She recently published her second book, Book Banning in 21st Century America, the first monograph in the Beta Phi Mu Scholars Series. She is also a popular speaker, presenting at conferences both in the United States and abroad.
adapted from an Illinois Library Association press release”
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