About

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Hello. My name is Erik Christiansen.

I’m an academic librarian and a life-long technology enthusiast living in Calgary, Canada. I have a passion for teaching and making technology usable for everybody.

Below are additional details about me and links to my other web sites and profiles.

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  • erikchristiansen.net (this site) is my professional communication “hub.” Here, you will find information about me (this page), my CV and professional experience, publications, conference presentations, contact info👇, and links to my blog, podcast, and other profiles. I post updates about my work (usually research) and personal interest projects.
  • My technology blog is tech-bytes.net where I write articles about trends in the technology industry. I republish many of these articles on Medium.
  • My YouTube account is primarily a repository for teaching videos I create for my students. My plan is to make this account into something more in the future so stay tuned…
  • I’ve drifted away from social media over the years (probably for obvious reasons). You can still find me on the more friendly platforms such as Mastodon and LinkedIn.
  • I’m an active scholar and my interests include usability, open education, and history. Articles and book chapters I’ve written (solo and collaboratively) are listed on my publications page. Workshops, academic conference sessions, and interviews I’ve done are listed presentations and media page. My academic works can also be found through my ORCiD and Google Scholar profiles. I love to collaborate with new people on research! If you’d like to work together, please give me a shout.
  • I love all things music and audio. I’ve been playing electric guitar for over fifteen years and I co-host the EdTech Examined podcast. Thank you to all subscribers. 🙏
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Contact info

Email: contact [at] erikchristiansen [dot] net

University email and phone: https://library.mtroyal.ca/Erik

Skype: egchrist

Note: Given my family and work obligations, I’m not always able to respond to email promptly. Readers have been kind enough to send me interesting links over the years – mostly articles related to my professional or personal interests. I appreciate these tips! Please send them to interesting [at] erikchristiansen [dot] net, and include some personal/contact info (eg. name and website) so I can credit you.