Genevieve Gore

Genevieve.Gore [at] 514-398-3472

Macdonald-Stewart Library Building
809 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C1

Liaison librarian

  • Supporting the teaching, learning and research needs of communities in Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Family Medicine, Occupational Health, Paediatrics, and Public Health, via instruction, consultations, reference service, and development of collections and website content
  • Providing expert searching, workflow, and process-related support on knowledge syntheses

On sabbatical leave from March 1 to August 31, 2018

I will be on sabbatical leave from March 1 to August 31, 2018. During that period, for assistance within the subject areas listed above, please contact the health sciences librarians at the Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering by email at schulich.library [at]


  • Master of Library and Information Studies, McGill University
  • Bachelor of Psychology, McGill University

Areas of interest

  • Role of librarians in knowledge syntheses
  • Expert searching


Selected publications

Involvement in knowledge synthesis searches

  • Bujold, M., Pluye, P., Légaré, F., Haggerty, J., Gore, G. C., Sherif, R. E., . . . Wensing, M. (2017). Decisional needs assessment of patients with complex care needs in primary care: a participatory systematic mixed studies review protocol. BMJ Open, 7(11). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016400 (Open access)
  • Doll, M. K., Winters, N., Boikos, C., Kraicer-Melamed, H., Gore, G., & Quach, C. (2017). Safety and effectiveness of neuraminidase inhibitors for influenza treatment, prophylaxis, and outbreak control: a systematic review of systematic reviews and/or meta-analyses. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 72(11), 2990-3007. doi:10.1093/jac/dkx271 (Paywalled)
  • Hogan, C. A., Puri, L., Gore, G., & Pai, M. (2017). Impact of fluoroquinolone treatment on delay of tuberculosis diagnosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases, 6(Supplement C), 1-7. doi:10.1016/j.jctube.2016.12.001 (Paywalled)
  • Merckx, J., Wali, R., Schiller, I., Caya, C., Gore, G. C., Chartrand, C., . . . Papenburg, J. (2017). Diagnostic accuracy of novel and traditional rapid tests for influenza infection compared with reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Annals of Internal Medicine, 167(6), 394-409. doi:10.7326/M17-0848 (Paywalled)
  • Suissa, K., Lariviere, J., Eisenberg, M. J., Eberg, M., Gore, G. C., Grad, R., . . . Filion, K. B. (2017). Efficacy and Safety of Smoking Cessation Interventions in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease: A Network Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 10(1). doi:10.1161/circoutcomes.115.002458 (Paywalled)
  • Windle, S. B., Filion, K. B., Mancini, J. G., Adye-White, L., Joseph, L., Gore, G. C., . . . Eisenberg, M. J. (2016). Combination Therapies for Smoking Cessation: A Hierarchical Bayesian Meta-Analysis. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 51(6), 1060-1071. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2016.07.011 (Paywalled)
  • Schumacher, S. G., Sohn, H., Qin, Z. Z., Gore, G., Davis, J. L., Denkinger, C. M., & Pai, M. (2016). Impact of molecular diagnostics for tuberculosis on patient-important outcomes: A systematic review of study methodologies. PloS One, 11(3), e0151073. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0151073. (Open access)
  • El Sherif, R., Pluye, P., Gore, G., Granikov, V., Hong, Q. N. (2016). Performance of a mixed filter to identify relevant studies for mixed studies reviews. Journal of the Medical Library Association: JMLA, 104(1), 47–51. doi:10.3163/1536-5050.104.1.007 (Open access)
  • Munshi, L., Dhanani, S., Shemie, S. D., Hornby, L., Gore, G., Shahin, J. (2015). Predicting time to death after withdrawal of life-sustaining therapy. Intensive Care Medicine, 41(6), 1014-1028. doi:10.1007/s00134-015-3762-9 (Paywalled)
  • Satyanarayana, S., Subbaraman, R., Shete, P., Gore, G.,  Das, J., Cattamanchi, A., Mayer, K., Menzies, D., Harries, A. D., Hopewell, P., Pai, M. (2015). Quality of tuberculosis care in India: A systematic review. International Journal of Tuberculosis & Lung Disease, 19(7), 751-753. doi:10.5588/ijtld.15.0186 (Open access)
  • Bouma, H. K., Labos, C., Gore, G. C., Wolfson, C., Keezer, M. R. (2015). The diagnostic accuracy of routine EEG after a first unprovoked seizure. European Journal of Neurology. Advance online publication. doi:10.1111/ene.12739 (Paywalled)
  • Nhan, C., Windle, S. B., Eisenberg, M. J., Franck, C., Gore, G., Budlovsky, T., Filion, K. B. (2015). Combination pharmacotherapies and behavioral therapies for smoking cessation: A systematic review. Canadian Journal of General Internal Medicine, 10(2), 25-36. Retrieved from (Open access)
  • Tremblay, M. C., Pluye, P., Gore, G., Granikov, V., Filion, K. B., Eisenberg, M. J. (2015). Regulation profiles of e-cigarettes in the United States: A critical review with qualitative synthesis. BMC Medicine, 13, 130. doi:10.1186/s12916-015-0370-z (Open access)

Selected presentations in librarianship

  • Morris, M., & Gore, G. (2014) Going to the next level: How health librarians are engaging with critical appraisal. World Library and Information Conference (WLIC), Lyon, France, August 16-21, 2014.
  • Cobus-Kuo, L., Gore, G., & Kloda, L. A. Research syntheses in graduate research: A scoping review. Canadian Health Libraries Association (CHLA) Annual Conference, Montreal, QC, June 16-20, 2014.
  • Holyoke, A., Farrell, A., O'Brien, K., Dennison, C., Marton, C., Thuna, M., Kysh, M., Swanberg, S., Gore, G., & Pannabecker, V. Effectiveness of instructional methods used by librarians for teaching evidence-based practice: A systematic review. Canadian Health Libraries Association (CHLA) Annual Conference, Montreal, QC, June 16-20, 2014.


Selected professional activities

  • Canadian Health Libraries Association (CHLA) - 2014 Conference Planning Committee
  • Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL)

Selected activities within McGill

  • McGill Association of University Teachers (MAUT) Nominating Committee - Member, 2017-2018
  • McGill Association of University Teachers (MAUT) VP Communications, 2016-2017
  • McGill Senate - Librarian member, 2015-2018 (elected)
  • McGill Association of University Teachers (MAUT) Communications Committee - Member, 2012-2018
  • McGill Association of University Teachers - Librarians' Section (MAUT-LS) - Secretary-Treasurer, 2011-2012 (elected), 2012-2013 (by acclamation)


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