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Science Librarian

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Justin Fuhr
222B Sciences & Technology Library
T: 204 474 6197
C: 204 290 0083

Librarian Philosophy

Justin's librarian philosophy is rooted in relational practices and building communities and connections, doing good work by modelling collegial and hard-working practices, a commitment to lifelong learning, and supporting others in the field of librarianship and beyond.

To read his full librarian philosophy, please see here.


Justin is an Assistant Librarian in the Sciences Division. He is the liaison librarian for Mathematics, Physics & Astronomy, and Medical Physics. He graduated with his MLIS from the University of Alberta in 2019. Previously he graduated with his Library & Information Technology diploma in 2013 from Red River College.

His research interests include relational practices and building community in academic libraries, specifically relational-cultural theory in academic library discourse. You can read his reflection on connection at ACRLog. He’s also examining researcher profiles and persistent identifiers at the University of Manitoba.

Since the summer of 2022, he's been a regular contributor to ACRLog, a blog by and for academic librarians. See more:

Subject Guides

My Subject Specialties



Medical Physics


Recent Presentations

Recent Publications

  • Fuhr, J. (2022). Developing data services skills in academic libraries. College & Research Libraries, 83(3), 474-502.
  • Fuhr, J. & Popowich, E. (2022). Relational practice of Canadian academic librarians: Exploratory content analysis using relational-cultural theory. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 48(6).
  • Fuhr, J. (2023). Personal librarian philosophies: Discovering meaning in what we do. portal: Libraries and the Academy, 23(2). (Forthcoming).