Karen Neves

Clinical Librarian

Sidra Medical and Research Center



Karen Neves is a Clinical Librarian at Sidra Medical and Research Center in Doha with more than 19 years’ experience in medical librarianship. After receiving her Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies in 1997, she joined the faculty at Dalhousie University in Canada, working in the health sciences library as liaison to the medical school and the graduate and undergraduate programs in the pre-clinical sciences. In 2012, she joined the staff at Sidra, where she has served as Clinical Librarian, offering expert literature searching and information services to clinical and non-clinical colleagues. Her research interests include integration of evidence-based searching skills into medical education and clinical practice, information seeking behaviors and publication patterns of clinicians, open access publishing and tracking the reach of scholarly publications via social media.