Luigina Vileno

Senior Librarian, Concordia University Library

Luigina Vileno
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 7760


Graduate Certificate, Library and Information Studies, McGill University, Montréal (QC): 2006-2007
Masters (MLIS), Library and Information Studies, McGill University, Montréal (QC): 1986-1988
Bachelor (B.A.) in Geography, McGill University, Montréal (QC): 1983-1986


LIBS 503: Reference materials: Information. Concordia University.

Research interests

User-centered design
Subject research guides
Evaluating library instruction

Selected publications


Vileno, L. 2010. Testing the usability of two online research guides. Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research 5 (2).

Vileno, L. 2007. From paper to electronic, the evolution of pathfinders: a review of the literature. Reference Services Review 35(3). p. 434-451

Bober, C., Poulin, S. and Vileno, L. 1995. Evaluating Library Instruction in Academic Libraries: A Critical Review of the Literature, 1980-1993. The Reference Librarian. 24(51-52). p. 53-71.

Non peer-reviewed

Vileno, L. 1997. Geography resources on the Internet. College and Research Libraries News. 58(7). p. 471-474

University and association publications

Vileno, L. 2012. Message de la présidente - President's message. ABQLA Bulletin. 53(3). p. 2-3.

Vileno, L. 2012. Fall Kick-off. ABQLA Bulletin. 53(3).

Vileno, L. 2012. Les portails de données ouvertes au Canada. ABQLA Bulletin. 53(2). p. 18.

Vileno, L. 2012. Message de la présidente - President's message. ABQLA Bulletin. 53(2). p. 2-3.

Vileno, L. 2010. Membership has its benefits!. ABQLA Bulletin. 51(1). p. 15.

Vileno, L. 2009. ABQLA's Fall Kick-Off 2009. ABQLA Bulletin. 50(3). p. 4-5.

Kapa, D. and Vileno, L. 2008. Access to the Cochrane Library acquired. Bibliofile. Fall 2008. p.8.

Vileno, L. 2008. Sixth Annual Poster Forum showcases original research. Bibliofile. Fall 2008. p.3-4.

Appleby, J., Kapa, D. and Vileno L. 2008. Over 80,000 served. Bibliofile. Winter 2008. p.8.

Vileno, L. 2004. College and Research Section Event, March 2004: PowerPoint: Going beyond the bulleted list. ABQLA Bulletin. 45(2). p. 23-24.

Vileno, L. 2001. Annual Conference report: Internet buzzword or much more? Portals: Technologies and definitions. ABQLA Bulletin. 42. p. 8-9.

Vileno, L. April 1992. Government documents made easy. ABQLA Bulletin, 33, p.8.

Vileno, L. October 17 1991. Citation indexes now available on CD-ROM. Concordia's Thursday Report: Library News Section. p. S3.

Vileno, L. April 5 1990. Showtime at Vanier Library. Concordia's Thursday Report. p. 7.

Vileno, L. October 5 1989. Geology transferred to Vanier. Concordia's Thursday Report. p. 5.


Vileno, L. November 25 2010. "Testing the Usability of Two Research Guides." Concordia Librarians Forum Brown Bag Lunch Series.

Vileno, L. November 1991. "Audio visual materials and the Vanier Library Media Centre." Department of Library Studies, Concordia University.

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