Articles & Essays & Grey Literature


Finnell, J. and Eakin, J. “The Data to Dome Workshop at Colgate University.Planetarian 49.1 (2020): 64-66

Finnell, J. “Participatory Culture and Collaborative Democracy: The Awesome Libraries Chapter.” Public Library Quarterly 38.2 (2019): 1-4.

Finnell, J. and Konkiel, S. “Building and Sustaining a Grassroots Library Organization: A Three-Year Retrospective of Library Pipeline.” International Information & Library Review. 49.4 (2017): 313–315.

Finnell, J. and Cain, B. “Meeting Challenges in the Data World: RDAP 2017.” International Information & Library Review. 49.3 (2017): 1-3.

Finnell, J. “Innovators and Maintainers: Musings on Library Competencies.Journal of New Librarianship 1.2 (2017): 59-67.

Finnell, Joshua, Klein, Martin, Cain, Brian J., “Nucleus: A Pilot Project.” Los Alamos Authors. (2017): LA-UR-17-23791

Finnell, Joshua & Konkiel, Stacy. “The Innovation in Libraries Awesome Foundation Chapter.” In the Library with the Leadpipe. (2017) {online}


Finnell, Joshua & Cain, Brian B. “Data Management Services at Los Alamos.” Los Alamos Authors. (2017): LA-UR-17-21959 {LANL-Restricted}

Finnell, Joshua & Hall, Lareese. “Nothing Tweetable or How to ‘Librarian’ at End Times.” In the Library with the Leadpipe. (2017) {online}

Finnell, Joshua. “Open Data and the Free Access to Law Movement in the United States.”   SCRIPTed: A Journal of Law, Technology & Society. (2016) {also at OSTI.GOV}

Finnell, Joshua. “Baptists in Burma: Collaboratively Mapping Missionary Archives.” Digital Library Perspectives. 32.1 (2016): 7-21.

Finnell, Joshua and Moore, Jonathan. “Collaborative Timeline of Historical Events in Religion.” Teaching Theology & Religion. 18.3 (2015): 234.

Finnell, Joshua. “Cross-Pollinating at FORCE2016.” Digital Library Federation. (2015) {online}jot-logo-journal-03-full-trans

Finnell, Joshua. “Much Obliged: Analyzing the Importance and Impact of Acknowledgements in Scholarly Communication.” Library Philosophy & Practice. December (2014).

Finnell, Joshua. “Missionary Activity in the Victorian Era: A Selective Bibliography.” Reference Reviews 28.5 (2014): 2-5.

Finnell, Joshua. “Community Archiving.” Communities Magazine 159(Summer 2013): 54-56.

Finnell, Joshua. “SK8 Zines: The Craze and Menace of Skateboards.” College & Research Library News 74.3 (2013): 154-157.

Finnell, Joshua. “Records Management Theory’s Dilemma: What is a Record?Library Philosophy & Practice. June (2011)


Finnell, Joshua. “Invisible Markings and Conservation Treatment: An Exploratory Study.” Library & Archival Security 24.1 (2011): 19-24.

Finnell, Joshua, and Jerome Marcantel. “Understanding Resistance: An Introduction to Anarchism.” College & Research Libraries News 71.3 (2010): 156-159.

Finnell, Joshua, and Walt Fontane. “Reference Question Data Mining: A Systematic Approach to Library Outreach.” Reference & User Services Quarterly 49.3 (2010): 278-286.

Finnell, Joshua. “Blingdom of God: Books on the Religion of Hip-Hop.” Library Journal (2009). online.

Finnell, Joshua. “Gresham’s Law in the 21st Century.” Electronic Journal of Academic & Special Librarianship 10.1 (2009): 2.


Finnell, Joshua. “The Bookmobile: Defining the Information Poor.” Journal of Bloglandia 2.1 (2009): 41-57. Original Blog.

Attebury, Ramirose Ilene, and Joshua Finnell. “What Do LIS Students in the United States Know About Liaison Duties?.” New Library World 110.7/8 (2009): 325-340.

Finnell, Joshua. “The Philosophy of Librarianship: A Journey Toward Discovery.” Journal of Bloglandia 1.2 (2008): 47-51.

Finnell, Joshua. “All In Together Now: Outreach Services at McNeese State University.” Contemporary Issues in Educational Research 2.1 (2008): 57-61. ALA reprint.

Finnell, Joshua. “How Valuable Are You?ALA NMRT Footnotes 37.2 (2007). online

Piccirillo, JF., Finnell, J., Vlahiotis, A., et al. “Relief of Idiopathic Subjective Tinnitus – Is Gabapentin Effective?Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery 133.4 (2007): 390-397.

Megwalu, UC., Finnell, JE., Piccirillo, JF. “The Effects of Melatonin on Tinnitus and Sleep.” Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 134.2 (2006): 210-213.