Running a journal club

  • Marshall Dozier University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
  • Sheila Webber Centre for Information Literacy Research, Information School, The University of Sheffield, 211 Portobello Street, Sheffield, S1 4DP, UK.


This article outlines elements in a workshop on running a journal club. The session took place during the EAHIL+ICAHIS+ICLC workshop in Edinburgh, in June 2015. The article includes a summary of advice and issues raised by workshop participants, and a bibliography of articles about journal clubs in the library and the healthcare sectors.


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How to Cite
Dozier M, Webber S. Running a journal club. JEAHIL [Internet]. 11Mar.2016 [cited 27May2020];11(3). Available from:
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