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Cal Murgu

About Me

I'm a faculty librarian at Brock University in St. Catharines. Before that, I worked as a digital humanities librarian at the New College of Florida, the honours college of the State of Florida. I earned my MLIS from Western in 2018. 


[8] C. Murgu, “Web Archives, Critical Digital Literacy, and the Growing Primacy of Born Digital Objects,” Critical Library Pedagogy, 2021. 

[7] C. Murgu, “’A Modern Disease of Adaptation. . . ?: Technostress and academic librarians working in digital scholarsip at ARL institutions”, Journal of Academic Librarianship, June, 2021.

[6] C. Murgu, M. Dancigers, E. Sollowayˆ, “Design Sprints and Direct Experimentation: Digital Humanities + Music Pedagogy at a SLAC”, Music Library Association Notes, vol. 77, no. 4, 2021.

[5] A. Kutlayˆ, C. Murgu, Tammera Race, “Shiny Fabric: A Lightweight, Open-source App for Visualizing and Reporting Library Relationships,” Code4Lib, Iss. 47, Feb. 2020.

[4] A. Fairweather, C. Murgu, and T. Race, “Diving into Digital on a Small-scale: Digital curricula and technology-based education at the New College of Florida,” Distance Learning Journal, vol. 16, no. 2, 2020.

[3] C. Murgu and K. Ivings, “ ‘Blind Trust is Not Enough’: Considering Practical Verifiability and Open Citations in Wikipedia,” in “Information/Control: Control in the Age of Post-Truth,” eds. Stacy Wood and James Lowry. Special issue, Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies, vol. 2, no. 1 (2019). 

[2] C. Murgu, “ ‘Innocence is as Innocence Does’: Anglo-Irish Politics, Masculinity and the De Cobain Gross Indecency Scandal of 1891–3,” Gender & History, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 309–328, (2017). Preprint

[1] H.L.M. Jacobs and C. Murgu, “Questioning the Past and Possible Futures: Digital Historiography and Critical Librarianship,” Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 1–22, (2017).


Courses Taught

LIS 9372 Special Topic: Digital Humanities and Library and Information Science 2023 Fall , 2022 Fall