How To Find and Critically Evaluate Health Information On The Web: Best Practices and Red Flags

How To Find and Critically Evaluate Health Information On The Web: Best Practices and Red Flags

Original Air Date : October 19, 2021

Original Air Date : October 19, 2021

Navigating the internet can be challenging and confusing. Presenters Vera Granikov, PhD Candidate and Virginie Paquet, Health Librarian review best practices for searching, critically evaluating, and using or sharing health information we find on the web.


PRESENTERS

Vera Granikov

Vera Granikov

PhD Candidate
Vera Granikov is a PhD candidate at the School of Information Studies at McGill University, exploring the role of collaboration in keeping up to date with the latest information. Vera is also a Research-Embedded Information Specialist at the Department of Family Medicine (McGill University). She leads health information and research literacy initiatives. Vera is passionate about information literacy, the value of information, collaboration, community and patient engagement.
Virginie Paquet

Virginie Paquet

Health Librarian
Virginie Paquet holds a Master’s degree in Information Science from l’École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l’information de l’Université de Montréal. After working in primary healthcare research, Virginie joined the Bibliothèque de la santé at Université de Montréal as a health librarian. She is interested in how scientific information is disseminated and in making it easier to find and understand. She believes in equitable access to knowledge for everyone, whether through open access, knowledge translation or information literacy.

MODERATORS

Tanya Long

Tanya Long

Senior Manager, National Education, Osteoporosis Canada

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