Lorie Kloda

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Lorie Kloda MLIS, AHIP, PhD is the Associate University Librarian, Planning & Community Relations, Libraries at Concordia University and formerly the assessment librarian at McGill University in Montreal. Previously, Kloda was liaison librarian at the McGill Life Sciences Library where she instructed students and faculty on searching the literature. Kloda has collaborated with several research teams in designing and producing systematic reviews in healthcare and is a member of the Medical Library Association’s Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP). Her PhD dissertation research, ‘’Clinical questions asked and pursued by rehabilitation therapists: an exploratory study of information needs’’ was conducted at McGill University's School of Information Studies.

Lorie is an associate editor of the open access journal, Evidence Based Library and Information Practice. Her current research interests are the information needs of health professionals, expert searching for systematic reviews, and evidence-based practice. Denise Koufogiannakis and Lorie Kloda have taught a continuing education session entitled Evidence-Based Librarianship in Practice: Using Evidence in Health Sciences Libraries at several conferences. You can follow Kloda on Twitter http://twitter.com/loriekloda and SlideShare. Jill Boruff and Kloda won the Donald A. B. Lindberg Research Fellowship from the Medical Library Association (MLA) in 2015.


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