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Marina Chilov: Profile - Marina Chilov, Reference Services

Marina's Responsibilities

As part of the Library’s reference and instruction team, I provide literature search assistance to the MSKCC community and teach scholarly research skills. I also focus on searching/evaluating literature in support  of MSKCC Evidence Based Cancer Imaging Program.

Workshops Marina Teaches

Marina's Office Hours

9:30 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Tuesday

9:30 AM to 5:30 PM, Wednesday

9:30 AM to 5:30 PM, Thursday
9:30 AM to 5:30 PM, Friday

Please call 212-639-7439 / email to schedule an appointment for a research consultation, search strategy guidance, or collaborative projects.


About Marina


  • Master of Library and Information Science (MLS)
  • BA in Library Science and Bibliography




Selected Publications/Presentations:

  • Meret A, Matsoukas K, Ispahany N, Chilov M, Saroyan JM. Library Support of an Academic Medical Center’s Newly-Established Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship: A Case Study. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association, Seattle, WA, May 18-23, 2012.

  • Matsoukas K, Chilov M, Ispahany N, Meret A, Oliver J. Micro Doses of Library Research Training Pushed to Medical Students in Clerkship Program. (Poster session) Proceedings, 110th Annual Meeting Medical Library Association, Inc. Washington, DC May 21–26, 2010. J Med Libr Assoc. 2011 January; 99(1): E1–E45.

  • Ispahany, N, Torraca, K, Chilov, M, Allen,T, Matsoukas, K. and Zimbler, E. Library Toolkit: Pathophysiology–Dentistry. (Poster session) Proceedings of the 106th annual meeting of the Medical Library Association, Phoenix, AZ, May 19–24, 2006. J Med Libr Assoc. 2007 January; 95(1): e10–e47.

  • Torraca, K, Matsoukas, K, Chilov, M, Allen, T, Ispahany, N. and Zimbler, E. Updating Reference Services Statistics Collection Techniques for the 21st Century. (Poster session) Proceedings of the 105th Annual Meeting Medical Library Association, San Antonio, Texas, May 14–19, 2005. J Med Libr Assoc. 2006 January; 94(1): e1–e34.

  • Chilov, M. and Matsoukas, K. Library Support of an Academic Medical Center’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC): Pilot Study Findings. (Poster session) Annual Meeting of the NY/NJ Chapter of the Medical Library Association, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, October 4, 2004.

 Research Interests:

  • Evaluating Information Resources
  • Expert Literature Searching
    • Animal Alternatives
    • Evidence Based Practice
    • Public Health
    • Systematic Review Search Methodology
  • Understanding/Translating Information Needs



Research Informationist

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Marina Chilov

Reference: 212-639-7439