Dr. Nicole Basaraba

Assistant Professor in Digital Humanities, TCD

Nicole Basaraba


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Academic Publications: 


Basaraba, N. (2023). The rise of paranormal investigations as virtual dark tourism on YouTube. Journal of Heritage Tourism, 1-23. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/1743873X.2023.2268746

Basaraba, N., & Cauvin, T. (2023). Public history and transmedia storytelling for conflicting narratives. Rethinking History27(2), 221-247. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13642529.2023.2184969 


Basaraba, N. (Forthcoming 22 April 2022). Transmedia for Cultural Heritage: Remixing History. Advances in Transmedia Studies Series: Routledge, UK. Pre-order your copy today: https://www.routledge.com/Transmedia-Narratives-for-Cultural-Heritage-Remixing-History/Basaraba/p/book/9781032066912

Basaraba, N. (2022). Book Review: Wolves at the Door – Migration, Dehumanization and Rewilding the World by Peter Arnds. Critical Discourse Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/17405904.2021.2025409 


Basaraba, N. (2021). The emergence of creative and digital place-making: A scoping review across disciplines. New Media & Society. https://doi.org/10.1177/14614448211044942

Basaraba, N. (2021). A Bottom-up Method for Remixing Narratives for Virtual Heritage Experiences. Convergence. https://doi-org.ucd.idm.oclc.org/10.1177/13548565211048968

Basaraba, N., Arnds, P., Edmond, J, & Conlan, C. (2021). New Media Ecology and Theoretical Foundations for Non-fiction Digital Narrative Creative Practice. Narrative: Journal of the International Society for the Study of Narrative, 29(3), p. 374-395. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/809285

Basaraba, N. (2021). Sentenced to Transportation: An iDoc for Australia’s Convict Past. International Conference on Entertainment Computing 2021. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-030-89394-1_45 

Basaraba, N. (2021). Paper Presentation: “Creative Digital Placemaking for Shared Cultural Heritage in Europe”. Cultural Identities in a Global World: Reframing Cultural Hybridity, Online Interdisciplinary Laboratory-Conference, 24-25 June 2021, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany.


Edmond, J., Basaraba, N, et al. (Pre-print). Scholarly Primitives of Scholarly Meetings: A DH-Inspired Exploration of the Virtual Incunabular in the Time of COVID-19.

Basaraba, N. (2020). Remixing Transmedia for Cultural Heritage: The Rhetoric, Creative Practice, and Evaluation of Digital Narratives. [PhD thesis].

Basaraba, N., Conlan, O., Edmond, J., & Arnds, P. (2020, November). User Testing Persuasive Interactive Web Documentaries: An Empirical Study. In International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling (pp. 83-91). Springer, Cham.


Basaraba, N. et al. (2019). Digital narrative conventions in heritage trail mobile apps. New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia. DOI: 10.1080/13614568.2019.1642963

Basaraba, N., Conlan, C., Edmond, J, & Arnds, P. (2019). Capitulo 1: Transmedia Storytelling for Cultural Heritage Tourism. In M.I. Villa, D. M Bernadez, & M. V. Arias (Eds). Transmedia Earth Conference: Global Convergence Cultures 2017, Medellin, Colombia, Proceedings. Universidad EAFIT. DOI: 10.17230/9789587206289Ir0


Basaraba, N. (2018). A Communication Model for Non-fiction Interactive Digital Narratives: A Study of Cultural Heritage Websites. Frontiers of Narrative Studies, 4(s1), p. s48-s75. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/fns-2018-0032

Basaraba, N. (2018). A Framework for Creative Teams of Non-fiction Interactive Digital NarrativesProceedings from the 11th International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling (ICIDS 2018), Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, December 5-8, 2018, p. 142-148.

Basaraba, N. (2018). Co-Constructing Cultural Heritage Through a Web-based Interactive Digital NarrativeProceedings from the 11th International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling (ICIDS 2018), Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, December 5-8, 2018, p. 642-645.


Basaraba, N. (2016). Creating Persuasive Book Trailers as a New Media Marketing ToolLogos: Journal of the World Publishing Community, 27(3), p. 34-51.

Basaraba, N. (2015). [Master’s Thesis]. The Rhetoric of Transmedia Storytelling in Book Trailers Published on YouTube. Education and Research Archive, University of Alberta Libraries. Retrieved from: https://era.library.ualberta.ca/downloads/79408092c

Creative works:

Business Publications:

  1. A Growing Hub in Downtown Edmonton’s Office and Retail Scene (pages 51-13 out of 88 Business Edmonton magazine)
  2. Hotello website content
  3. Unlimited Potential Community Services website content

Travel/Culture Articles:

  1. 10 Winter Dates that Won’t Break the Budget – Where Edmonton Magazine
  2. Write, Edit, Publish: Words in 3Dimensions Conference Review – Media Mag
  3. Bucharest is Europe’s Best Kept Secret – Bucketlist Publications
  4. A Brussels library with English books – Expatica Belgium
  5. Belgian Fashion – Expatica Belgium
  6. Europe, Brussels and the missing personal space – Expatica Belgium

Science Articles

  1. Mining for New Knowledge – U of A Engineer Magazine
     (* This issue won a silver medal from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District VIII)
  2. Explosive Breakthrough in Research on Molecular Recognition – republished on ScienceDaily

Original article appeared on the University of Alberta’s Chemical and Materials Engineering Department’s websiteGoing small to save big – Ualberta News

3.  3D heart sock could replace pacemaker – Ualberta News

4. Engineering researchers develop next-generation battery – Ualberta News