Tim Ribaric

Digital Scholarship Librarian (Librarian IV)

Library Department: Research Lifecycle

Office: Thistle 254H
Phone: 905 688 5550 x5358
Email: tribaric@brocku.ca

  • MLIS, University of Western Ontario, 2006
  • MSc, Computer Science, Brock University, 2017
  • PhD, Educational Studies, Brock University, (in-progress)

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  • Library Labour Issues
  • Computational Methods in the Humanities
  • Computation notebooks and teaching technology skills
  • Academic Freedom
  • “No Justice, Only Struggle: Academic Restructuring and Library Labour in Authoritarian Capitalism”. Canadian Journal of Academic Librarianship. 8. 2023 https://doi.org/10.33137/cjal-rcbu.v8.38423
  • “Data Analysis as the Next Step” 2600: The Hacker Quarterly 39(1) 2022. pp. 18 http://hdl.handle.net/10464/15769
  • “Put the F**** Salary in the Job Ad: An Analysis of an Anonymous Corpus of Tweets”. In Spencer Acadia (Ed) Libraries as Dysfunctional Organizations and Workplaces: Problems and Solutions. Routledge. 2022.
  • “Redux: Tabulating Transactions with Raspberry Pi and Visualizing Results”. code4Lib Journal. Issue 40. 2018. http://journal.code4lib. org/articles/13385
  • “Genetic Programming for Improved Cryptanalysis of Elliptic Curve Cryptosystems”, IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation. 2017 http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/7969342/
  • “Collegial Self-Governance for Professional Librarians: A Look at the Establishment of Library Council at Brock University” In M. Kandiuk & J. Dekker (Eds.), In Solidarity: A look at the History of the Library Labour movement in Canada. Sacramento CA: Litwin Books. 2014. http://hdl.handle.net/10464/6005


  • “Re-thinking Paid Work: An Analysis of the Scope of Perspectives on Work and Labour on the Anti-Work Subreddit”. Canadian Association for Work & Labour Studies Annual Conference. Online. May 18. 2022 (Co-Presenter)
  • “Library Council: Why one is imperative”. April 22, 2021. Simon Frasier University. Invited guest speaker.
  • “Library Carpentry from in person to online: What was lost, what was gained”. University of Toronto, Digital Pedagogy Institute. August 11, 2021.
  • “The Nation Perspective: How CAUT and collective bargaining has made a difference in the lives of Librarians and Archivists” Toronto ON. November 15, 2019. Charting Our Course: Empowering Librarians at the University Of Toronto. Organized by University of Toronto Faculty Association. Invited guest speaker.


  • 3P32 – Introduction to Database Systems, Department of Computer Science. Brock University
  • 2P14 – Introduction to Operating Systems, Department of Computer Science. Brock University
  • Python for Librarians, Library Juice Academy