Paola Durando

Health Sciences Librarian

Distinguished Member, Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP)

Health Sciences Information Literacy
Evidence-Informed Practice
Access to Scholarly Information in Developing Countries

 

M.L.S., University of British Columbia (1985)
B.A., University of British Columbia (1983)

  • Chair, Scholarship Committee, Upstate New York & Ontario Chapter of the Medical Library Association, 2017
  • Canadian Member-at-Large, Upstate New York & Ontario Chapter of the Medical Library Association, 2014-17
  • Co-Chair, UNYOC/OVHLA 2012 Joint Conference
  • Executive Member, Queen's University Faculty Association, 2010-12
  • Poster Chair, Program Committee Member, Volunteer Coordinator, CHLA/ABSC 2010 Conference

Berish, F., Durando, P., Halliday, S., & Ross-White, A. (2016, May). Snowed under: geospatial data literacy for health students. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Medical Library Association/Canadian Health Libraries Association/International Clinical Librarians, Toronto. http://hdl.handle.net/1974/14373

Durando, P., Maranda, S., Mosammat, M. (2015, June).  Capacity-building in a Bangladeshi allied health library. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Canadian Health Libraries Association Annual Conference, Vancouver. http://hdl.handle.net/1974/15177

Durando, P. (2010, October). The librarian is in: consultations for formative assessment of students’ search strategies. Paper presented at the meeting of the Upstate New York & Ontario Chapter of the Medical Library Association, Syracuse, NY.

Maranda, S., Durando, P., Scott, L., & Thomas, M. (2008, August). In defense of librarian-mediated searching: a skill that supports evidence-based research and practice. Paper presented at the World Library & Information Congress: 75th International Federation of Library Associations & Institutions General Conference and Assembly, Quebec City. http://hdl.handle.net/1974/1235

Arellano, R., & Durando, P.  (2007, October). Do heparin-bonded circuits reduce blood transfusion? How to identify and appraise the available evidence. Paper presented at the meeting of the Canadian Society of Clinical Perfusion, Quebec City.

 

McLean, L. & Durando, P. (Fall 2016).  Pelvic health rehabilitation: open access to the evidence.  Canadian Physiotherapy Association Women’s Health Division Current Directions Newsletter, pp. 3-4.
 
Lou, J. & Durando, P. (2013). Asking clinical questions and searching for the evidence. In M.
Law & J. MacDermid (Eds.), Evidence-based rehabilitation: a guide to practice (3rd ed., pp.
105-128). Thorofare, NJ: Slack.
 
Medves, J., Godfrey, C., Turner, C., Paterson, M., Harrison, M., MacKenzie, L., & Durando, P.
(2010). Systematic review of practice guideline dissemination and implementation strategies
for healthcare teams and team-based practice. International Journal of Evidence-Based
Healthcare, 8(2), 79-89. doi: 10.1111/j.1744-1609.2010.00166.x
 
Medves, J. M., Godfrey, C., Turner, C., Paterson, M., Harrison, M., MacKenzie, L., & Durando, P. (2009). Practice guideline dissemination and implementation strategies for healthcare teams and team-based practice: a systematic review. Joanna Briggs Institute, Protocol #197. JBI Library of Systematic Reviews 7(12), 450-491. doi: 10.11124/jbisrir-2009-193
 
Lou, J. & Durando, P. (2008). Asking clinical questions and searching for the evidence. In M. Law & J. MacDermid (Eds.), Evidence-based rehabilitation: a guide to practice (2nd ed., pp. 95-117). Thorofare, NJ: Slack.
 
Durando, P. & Oakley, P. (2005) Developing information literacy skills in nursing and rehabilitation therapy students.  Journal of the Canadian Health Libraries Association, 26(1), 7-11.  doi: 10.5596/c05-007
 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

Contact

Bracken Health Sciences Library, Botterell Hall
Room 134
(613) 533-6000 x74733