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Richard J. Cox
Richard J. Cox Professor Emeritus
Information Sciences Building, Room 608A 412-624-3245


Institution of highest degree:
PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Research Interests

Archives and records management; history of archives, libraries and the information professions; ethics and the information professions; education of librarians and archivists.

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Recent Publications

Cox, (2017) Lester J. Cappon and the Idea of the Public Scholar. Libraries: Culture, History, and Society, 1 (1). 126 - 126. ISSN 2473-0343

Edited with Alison Langmead and Eleanor Mattern, Archival Research and Education: Selected Papers from the 2014 AERI Conference (Sacramento, CA: Litwin Books, 2015).

“Lester J. Cappon and the Publishing of Modern Documentary Editions,” Journal of Scholarly Publishing 46 (April 2015): 224-250

“Graduate Archival Education in the United States: A Personal Reflection About Its Past and Future,” Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies 2 (Article) (2015): 1-9.

“Professional and Scholarly Writing: Advice for Information Professionals and Academics,” Journal of Information Theory and Practice 3, no. 4 (2015): 6-16.

“The Ethics of Teaching,” portal: Libraries and the Academy 16 (April 2016): 247-261