Selected Publications

Cope, J. (2017) The Reconquista Student: Critical Information Literacy, Civics, and Confronting Student Intolerance. Communications in Information Literacy, 11 (2), 264-282.

Cope, J. (2017). Libraries, knowledge, and the common good: The cultural politics of labor republicanism in progressive era Wheeling, West Virginia. In Kimball, M. A., & Wisser, K. M. (Eds.), Libraries – traditions and innovations: Papers from the Library History Seminar XIII (pp.56-69). Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter.

Cope, J. (2017). Four Theses for Critical Library and Information Studies: A Manifesto. Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies. 1(1).

Cope, J. (2016). The labor of informational democracy: A library and information science framework for evaluating the democratic potential in socially generated information. In Bharat Mehra and Kevin Rioux (Eds.), Progressive Community Action: Critical Theory and Social Justice in Library and Information Science. Library Juice Press. Sacramento, CA: Library Juice Press.

Cope, J. (Winter 2014/2015). Neoliberalism and library and information science: Using Karl Polaynyi’s fictitious commodity as an alternative to neoliberal conceptions of information. Progressive Librarian. 43. 67-80.

Cope, J., & Sanabria, J. (2014). Do we speak the  same language? A study of faculty perceptions of information literacy. portal: Libraries and the Academy. 14(4), 475-501.

Cope, J., & Flanagan, R. (2013). Information literacy in the study of American politics: Using new media to teach information literacy in the political science classroom. Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian.  32(1), 3-23.

Cope, J. (2012). Librarianship as intellectual craft: The ethics of classification in the realms of leisure and waged labor. Knowledge Organization.  39(5), 356-362.

Cope, J. (2010) Information literacy and social power. In Accardi  M. T., Drabinski, E., & Kumbier, A. (Eds.), Critical library instruction:Theories & methods. (pp.13-27). Duluth, MN: Library Juice Press.