Marlene Dorgan

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Marlene Dorgan, Canadian health librarian, mentor and administrator, is the head librarian at the John W. Scott Health Sciences Library, University of Alberta Libraries. In addition to her administrative duties, Dorgan performs outreach and liaison duties for the UofA health faculties and teaches curriculum-based workshops. Dorgan is an active researcher, and has performed systematic review-level searching since 1994. She is an active mentor to many UofA health librarians.

In her professional activities, Dorgan has worked with the Northern Alberta Health Libraries Association (NAHLA) serving twice as its President. She initiated the Leading Edge workshops for NAHLA and obtained two CHLA/ABSC grants (Consumer Health Directory, 1995; NAHLA History Project, 2004). With her colleagues, Marlene founded the UofA Health Librarians Discussion Group in 2001. Dorgan has been a librarian tutor at McMaster University's annual "How to teach evidence-based clinical practice" workshop and led the "Putting Evidence into Practice" (PEP) workshops. Dorgan has delivered classes in search techniques and for systematic reviews at the Canadian Cochrane Symposium and CHLA/ABSC conferences.

Dorgan is a member of the Executive Committee of the Health Knowledge Network (HKN), the CISTI Committee on Health Sciences Information and the AFMC Resource Committee on Libraries. She is a member of the Core team of the Alberta Health Services/University of Alberta Evidence Based Practice Centre. Dorgan's research interests include scholarly publishing, research methodologies, knowledge transfer, continuing education and professional development. Dorgan was CHLA/ABSC President in 2009-2010 and a participating librarian in the Putting Evidence into Practice workshops.

In 2014, Dorgan was awarded the Margaret Ridley Charlton award from CHLA/ABSC (Canada). In 2017, she was facilities co-chair with Linda Slater of the Edmonton conference.

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