Journal Club

Join the NY-NJ Journal Club for a  bimonthly series of stimulating hour-long online discussions of articles selected by facilitators Helen-Ann Brown Epstein and Marie Ascher.

Upcoming Discussion:

Date: November 30, 2017, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Facilitator: Marie Ascher
Article: Quesenberry, A. C., Oelschlegel, S., Earl, M., Leonard, K., & Vaughn, C. J. (2016). The impact of library resources and services on the scholarly activity of medical faculty and residents. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 35(3), 259-265
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02763869.2016.1189778

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Note: Please contact Marie Ascher after you register if you need a copy of the paper. 


Previous Discussions:

  • Thursday, August 17, 2017, 2:00pm-3:00pm
    Facilitator: Helen-Ann Brown Epstein
    Article: JM, Oelschlegel S, Earl M. Surveying hospital nurses to discover educational needs and preferences. J Med Libr Assoc. 2017 Jul;105(3):226-232. doi: 10.5195/jmla.2017.85.  Epub 2017 Jul 1. PubMed PMID: 28670209; PubMed Central
  • Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 2:00pm-3:00pm
    Moderator: Joan B Wagner
    Article: Jamali, H. R. (2017). Copyright compliance and infringement in ResearchGate full-text journal articles. Scientometrics. doi:10.1007/s11192-017-2291-4
  • Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 2:00pm-3:00pm
    Facilitator: Helen-Ann Brown Epstein
    Article: Ashrafi-rizi H, Kazempour Z. Marketing information goods and services in medical libraries and information centers. Journal of Education and Health Promotion. January 1, 2012 2012;1(1):9-9.
  • Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 1:00pm-2:00pm
    Facilitator: Marie Ascher
    Article: Swanberg SM, Dennison CC, Farrell A, et al. Instructional methods used by health sciences librarians to teach evidence-based practice (EBP): A systematic review. 2016;104(3)197-208.
  • Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 1:00pm-2:00pm.
    Facilitator: Helen Ann Brown Epstein
    Article: Farrell A [et al]. Evaluating the impact of literature searching services on patient care through the use of a quick assessment tool. JCHLA/JABSC 2014 35:116-23
  • Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 2:00pm-3:00pm.
    Facilitator: Marie Ascher
    Article: Rethlefsen ML [ et al]. Librarian co-authors correlated with higher quality reported search strategies in general internal medicine systematic reviews. J Clin Epidemiol. 2015 Jun; 68(6): 617-26.
  • Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 3:00pm-3:45pm.
    Facilitator: Helen Ann Brown Epstein
    Article: Kirtley S. Impactful Librarians: Identifying Opportunities to Increase Your Impact. J EAHIL  2015;11(4):23-8

Participation in the Journal Club is free to all current members of the NY/NJ MLA chapter.  If you wish MLA CE credit for participating in the journal club, there is a $15 fee and a required appraisal sheet to complete.

Participants are welcome to suggest articles and to serve as facilitators for future sessions.

If you have any questions, please contact CE Chair Trina Keith, latrina.keith@einstein.yu.edu.