Denise Koufogiannakis

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Denise Koufogiannakis, academic librarian, evidence-based librarianship advocate and a former health librarian, is the associate university librarian responsible for collection strategies, bibliographic services, and access services at the University of Alberta Libraries. Koufogiannakis worked as a health librarian at the John W. Scott Health Sciences Library for several years as well as the Centre for Health Evidence at the University of Alberta. Her primary area of research is evidence-based library and information practice. She completed her PhD at the Aberystwyth University in Wales, UK in 2013. Her dissertation was entitled "How academic librarians use evidence in their decision-making". Koufogiannakis is a founding editor of the journal Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, and served as Editor-in-Chief from 2009-2011. She was one of the peer mentors at the 2012 Librarians' Research Institute sponsored by the Canadian Association of Research Libraries. At the 2012 EAHIL-European Association for Health Information and Libraries conference, her presentation Sources of evidence used by academic librarians: a grounded theory study won Best First Timer Oral Presentation.

At MLA, Koufogiannakis and Lorie Kloda have taught continuing education workshops entitled Evidence-Based Librarianship in Practice: Using Evidence in Health Sciences Libraries.

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