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Curriculum Vitae

Last updated: 2017-11-30

Cal Murgu

Faculty of Information and Media Studies

FNB, Western University, Canada

London, ON N6A 3K7


MLIS, University of Western Ontario, Canada - 2016-2018

MA (History), McGill University, Canada 2014-2015

BA (Honours History, With Distinction), University of Windsor, Canada 2010-2014


Library Intern, University of Waterloo Libraries, Canada - May 2017 to December 2018

Institutional Repository Assistant, University of Western Ontario, Canada - September 2016 to April 2018

Research Coordinator, University of Windsor, Canada - August 2015 to August 2016

Graduate Teaching Assistant, McGill University, Canada - September 2014 to May 2015


Journal Articles

[3] C. Murgu and K. Ivings, “‘Blind Trust is Not Enough’: Considering Practical Verifiability and Open Citations in Wikipedia.” 5,500 words; recently submitted to Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies.

[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, Jul 2017.

[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, Feb 2017.


[1] C. Murgu, “DH and the Digital Archive,” in MediaCommons Field Guide, May 2017.

Selected Conference Presentations

[5] C. Murgu, “Leveraging Open Access for your Career,” Open Access Colloquium, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, Oct 2017.

[4] C. Murgu, “Understanding Faculty Ambivalence to Alternative Scholarly Publishing,” Canadian Association for Professional Academic Librarians, Congress for the Social Sciences and Humanities, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada May 2017.

[3] C. Murgu, “Local Actions / Global Implications: Economic and Social Impacts of OA Publishing,” SOGS Research Forum, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada Mar 2017.

[2] G. Lazure and C. Murgu, “The Spanish Republic of Letters Project,” Cultures of Knowledge Visualization Meeting, Politecnico di Milano, Como, Italy, Apr 2016.

[1] C. Murgu, “‘A Goodly Crop of Scandals to Discuss’: E. S.W. De Cobain and the Mechanisms of Sex Scandal in Late-Victorian Britain and Ireland,” McGill-Queen’s Graduate History Conference, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Feb 2016.