Shannon Oltmann


343 Lucille Little Library

Associate Professor

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Ph.D. Indiana University, 2012 Information Science Doctoral minor: Political science
M.I.S. Indiana University, 2007 Information Science
B.A. DePauw University, 2000 (magna cum laude) English Composition


Shannon Oltmann is an Assistant Professor in the School of Information Science at the University of Kentucky. Her research interests include censorship, intellectual freedom, information policy, public libraries, privacy, and qualitative research methods. She has presented her research at academic conferences such as the Information Ethics Roundtable, the Annual Conference of the Association for Information Science & Technology, the iConference, and the International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry. Her work has been published in the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Library Quarterly, Public Libraries Quarterly, Collection Management, Libri, and Science and Engineering Ethics.