Lorie Kloda is the Associate University Librarian, Planning & Community Relations at Concordia University in Montreal. Previously she was a librarian at McGill University. She has a Master’s and PhD in Information Studies from McGill. Her interests include the information needs of health professionals, expert searching for systematic reviews, planning and assessment, and evidence-based practice. Her recent research includes an exploration of the value of journal club participation by academic librarians and an investigation of research output of Canadian library and information studies faculty. She teaches workshops on planning and conducting research for librarians in Canada and the US. Lorie is the Editor in Chief of the open access journal, Evidence Based Library and Information Practice.