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Arts & Humanities Librarian

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Benjamin Dueck
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Welcome! I am happy to support you in your library research at any stage. Connect with me for reference through email or set up an appointment to chat.

AM Location
Rm. 112, Elizabeth Dafoe Library

PM Location
Rm. 119, St. Paul's College

431-293-9482

Biography

Benjamin is a General Librarian in the Arts & Humanities Division at the University of Manitoba Libraries (UML). They are the liaison librarian for Religion, English, Theatre, Catholic Studies, and Peace & Conflict Studies. Their role at UML includes collection development, teaching information literacy, and providing reference services for faculty, students, and staff. 

You can read their reflection on humanities librarianship at ACRlog.

They received their MI from the University of Toronto in 2021. As a researcher, they apply process philosophy across the library and information sciences. They are passionate about helping their community to think critically and reach their full creative potential.

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Recent Publications

  • Dueck, B (2022). Informational Holism: Humanities librarianship, liberal arts, and the limitations of quantitative metrics (Link
  • Dueck, B. (2021). Enter the Matrix: What the new brain-computer interfaces teach us about agency, privacy, and human subjectivity (Link)
  • Dueck, B. (2020) Describing the Unspeakable: Psychedelic Communication Technologies and the Development of a Posthuman Language (Link)

Recent Presentations

  • Dueck, B. (2023, May). All Things Flow: Alfred North Whitehead, Librarians, and Intelligent Machines. Presented at the ND-MB ACRL Chapter 2023 Symposium. University of Winnipeg, Canada.