Kevin Gunn

Coordinator of Digital Scholarship

Liaison Librarian to the School of Philosophy and the Departments of Drama, English, Library and Information Science, Media Studies, and Modern Languages

Lecturer in the Department of Library and Information Science

Mullen Library, Room 314B
Twitter: @KevinBGunn
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Education: B.A. (Adv.) and M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, a M.L.I.S. from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and a Certificate in Computer Information Systems from Metropolitan College at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.

Research Interests: Humanities research methodologies; digital humanities; digital scholarship, scholarly communication

Professional Service: Editor-in-Chief, College & Undergraduate Libraries. Taylor & Francis Group.

Recent Publications:


  • Dustin Booher and Kevin Gunn. 2020. Literary Research in the Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Eras: Strategies and Sources. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Christopher Millson-Martula and Kevin Gunn, editors. 2019. The Digital Humanities: Implications for Librarians, Libraries, and Librarianship. New York: Routledge.
  • K.B. Gunn and Elizabeth Hammond, editors. 2013. Leveraging Library Resources in a World of Fiscal Restraint and Institutional Change. New York: Routledge.



  • Kevin Gunn and Charles Gallagher. "Deciphering the AI Research Platform Maze: A Comparative Analysis." Washington Research Library Consortium Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. May 22, 2024.
  • Kevin Gunn, Jonathan Askonas, Justin Litke, Kevin Rulo, Thomas Tso, Seth Smith, Jennifer Paxton, Sue Yeon Syn, and Lynn Mayer. Angela McRae, moderator. "Artificial Intelligence." Panelist, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. March 27, 2023.
  • Kevin Gunn, Angelique Carson, and Meghan Kowalski. "Cancel Textbooks: Diversifying and Decolonizing Classroom Teaching Materials." Washington Research Library Consortium Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. May 26, 2022.
  • K. B. Gunn, Leah Prescott, Karen O’Connell, and Amy Sullivan. “Selection For Digital Preservation: Owning The Future By Assessing The Past.” Washington Research Library Consortium Annual Meeting. March 13, 2019.
  • K. B. Gunn. “Avoiding Predatory Publishers: What students and faculty should know before publishing their research.” Webinar for Open Access Week. October 24, 2018.
  • K. B. Gunn. “Predatory Publishing: What You Need to Know as an Author.” 2nd Annual Defense Medical Ethics Symposium. Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Washington, DC. May 22, 2018.
  • Kevin Gunn, Christopher Belter, Kim Hoffman, and Ingrid Hsieh-Yee. “Data Needs and Data Services: How Library Information Professionals Can Contribute to Data Management.” Panelist, Bridging the Spectrum Symposium at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC on February 3, 2017.


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