Kevin Read

Associate Librarian (Library and information studies not elsewhere classified)

University of Saskatchewan

Kevin Read is an Associate Librarian at the University of Saskatchewan. In this role, he serves as the liaison to the College of Nursing, Pharmacy and Nutrition. His research focuses on developing services to improve the discovery, access, management and preservation of biomedical research data, as well as identify, curate, and assess research data that is difficult to find or that has not yet been made available. Kevin's past research also focuses on training health sciences librarians to understand and teach research data management to the biomedical research community.


  • Barsky E, Read K. Teaching matters: increasing library visibility through integrated classroom instruction. Partnership: CJLIPR. 2011;6(1).
  • Read K, Mc Donald G, Mackay B, Barsky E. A commitment to First Nations data governance: A primer for health librarians. JCHLA/JASBC. 2014; 35(1).
  • Read K, Giustini D. Social media for health care managers (HCMs): creating a workshop in collaboration with the UBC Centre for Health Care Management. JCHLA/JABSC. 2011;32(3): 157-163.
  • Read K, Creamer A, Kafel D, Vander Hart R, Martin E. Buidling an escience thesaurus for librarians: A collaboration between the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region and an Associate Fellow at the National Library of Medicine. Jeslib. 2013:2(2). Available from:

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