Handout for a session on Running a journal club by Sheila Webber firstname.lastname@example.org and Marshall Dozier Marshall.Dozier@ed.ac.uk The session was on 10 June 2015, at the EAHIL+ICAHIS+ICLC 2015 conference
Running a journal club
Sheila Webber email@example.com and Marshall Dozier Marshall.Dozier@ed.ac.uk
June 2015, EAHIL+ICAHIS+ICLC 2015
Selected articles: Librarian-related
Balling, Gitte, Lise Alsted Henrichsen, and Laura Skouvig. “Digital reading groups: renewing the librarian image.” New
Library World 109, no. 1/2 (2008): 56-64.
Barsky, Eugene. “A Library Journal Club as a Tool for Current Awareness and Open Communication: University of
British Columbia case study.” Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library & Information Practice & Research 4, no.
2 (2009): 1-4. Deenadayalan, Y, K Grimmer-Somers, M Prior, and S Kumar. “How to run an effective journal club: a
systematic review.” Journal of evaluation in clinical practice 14, no. 5 (October 2008): 898-911.
Doney, Liz, and Wendy Stanton. “Facilitating evidence-based librarianship: a UK experience.” Health Information &
Libraries Journal 20 (2003): 76-78.
Haglund, L., and D. Herron. “Implementing EBLIP to stimulate professional development.” Journal of the European
Association for Health Information and Libraries 4, no. 3 (2008): 3.
Hickman, Theodore, and Lisa Allen. “A librarians journal club: A forum for sharing ideas and experiences.” College &
Research Libraries News 66, no. 9 (2005): 642-644.
Kean, Emily B.. “Creating an online journal club using WordPress.com.” American Journal of Nursing 113, no. 3.
(March 2013): 61-5. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23445983
Kraemer, Elizabeth W. “Keeping Up With the Journals: A Library Journal Club at Oakland University.” Journal of
Academic Librarianship 33, no. 1 (2007): 136-137.
Pearce-Smith, Nicola. “A journal club is an effective tool for assisting librarians in the practice of evidence-based
librarianship: a case study.” Health Information & Libraries Journal 23, no. 1 (2006): 32-40.
Seago, B L, A S Horne, and P Croom. “Journal club with a mission” Bulletin of the medical library association, 82
Young, P. and L. Vilelle. “The Prevalence and Practices of Academic Library Journal Clubs” The journal of academic
librarianship 37, no. 2 (2011): 130–136.
Selected articles: medical and healthcare related
Forsen, James W, James M Hartman, and J Gail Neely. “Tutorials in clinical research, part VIII: Creating a journal
club.” The Laryngoscope 113, no. 3 (March 2003): 475-83. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12616200.
Goodfellow, Linda. “Can a Journal Club Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice?” Nurse Educator 29, no. 3
Markert, R J. “A research methods and statistics journal club for residents.” Academic medicine : journal of the
Association of American Medical Colleges 64, no. 4 (April 1989): 223-4.
Newswander, L. K., and M. Borrego. “Using journal clubs to cultivate a community of practice at the graduate level.”
European Journal of Engineering Education 34, no. 6 (2009): 561-571.
Phillips, Rs, and P. Glasziou. “What makes evidence-based journal clubs succeed?” Evidence-Based Medicine 9, no.
4 (July 2004): 100-100. http://ebm.bmj.com/cgi/doi/10.1136/ebm.9.4.100.
Potin, Monique. “Le journal club, un mode de formation centre sur lʼinformation documentaire: le cas des milieux
medicaux.” Documentation et Bibliotheques 28, no. 4 (1982): 139-144.
Price, David W, and Kate G Felix. “Journal clubs and case conferences: from academic tradition to communities of
practice.” The Journal of continuing education in the health professions 28, no. 3 (January 2008): 123-30.
Roberts, Matthew, Marlon Perera, Nathan Lawrentschuk, Diana Romanic, Nathan Papa, Damien Bolton.
“Globalization of continuing professional development by journal clubs via microblogging: a systematic review.”
Journal of Medical Internet Research 17, no. 4 (April 2015) e103. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25908092
Steenbeek, Audrey, Nancy Edgecombe, Joel Durling, Adele LeBlanc, Rosemary Anderson, and Ruth Bainbridge.
“Using an interactive journal club to enhance nursing research knowledge acquisition, appraisal, and application.”
International journal of nursing education scholarship 6, no. 1 (January 2009): Article12.
Wilson, Marian, Suzanna Ice, Cathy Y. Nakashima, Lynn Annette Cox, Elizabeth C. Morse, Ginu Philip, Ellen Vuong.
“Striving for evidence-based practice innovations through a hybrid model journal club: A pilot study.” Nurse education
today 35, no. 5 (May 2015): 657-662.
Journal club websites
Blog post Information Literacy journal club http://infolitjournalclub.blogspot.co.uk/
HLA Journal Club [wiki] (health librarians, Australia: appraisals: does not appear to have been active this year)
Oxfordshire librarians journal club: journal club for health care librarians and information specialists. [website]
(appraisals) Latest activity in 2012 http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/hcl/oxfordshire_librarians_journal_club
University of Saskatchewan. Centre for Evidence Based Library & Information Practice C-EBLIP Journal Club
http://library.usask.ca/ceblip/activities/c-eblip-journal-club.php (not an online club, but useful blog posts from
each session, and it is still going)
University of Western Australia Librarians Journal Club [Mendeley list of articles:
ACRL Maryland chapter online [Blackboard Collaborate] journal club: April meeting
Information Literacy Journal Club in Second Life, dates: http://infolitischool.pbworks.com/Calendar+of+events
Journal clubs in library and information schools
Example report from the journal club at UCL http://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/dis-studentblog/2014/12/05/journal-club-2/
At Sheffield University Information school we have a monthly face to face discussion of articles relevant to
critical librarianship. They are face to face but usually there are some tweets using #critLIS
Support for Journal Clubs
Basildon Healthcare Journal Club Support Service http://www.btuheks.nhs.uk/Journals/Journal_Club.html
University of Texas http://www3.mdanderson.org/library/education/journal-clubs.html
Cochrane Journal Club page (support material for clinical articles) http://www.cochranejournalclub.com/
HLwiki International web page with guidelines for journal clubs etc.