About the Library

Contributors to the James Lind Library

Editors:

Iain Chalmers, James Lind Initiative, Oxford, UK

Ulrich Tröhler, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM) , University of Bern, Switzerland

Mike Clarke, Queens University, Belfast, UK

Douglas Badenoch, Minervation Ltd, UK

Paul GlasziouCentre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice, Bond University, Australia

Document preparation:

Patricia Atkinson, James Lind Initiative, Oxford, UK

Website design:

 Minervation Ltd, Oxford, UK.

  • Produced by Douglas Badenoch
  • Graphic Design by Rob Lomas and Angela Roche
  • Implementation by Robin Layfield and Tom Brooks.

Website promotion:

Sophie Crowe, James Lind Initiative, Oxford, UK

Document supply:

Estela Dukan, Sibbald Library, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, UK

Institutional support:

National Institute for Health Research, England, UK

Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern, Switzerland

Queens University, Belfast, UK

Minervation Ltd, Oxford, UK

The Library and archives, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, UK

Providers of other material and advice:

James Lind

Many thanks to John Hepner for permission to use this image of James Lind.

Individuals: Safaa Al-Essa, Doug Altman, Patricia Atkinson, Joan Austoker, Nick Baldock, Hilda Bastian, Maria Barbera Bertini, Harm Beukers, Howard Bloom, Robert Boruch, Joan Box, Michael Bracken, John P Bull, Laurence Camous, Kenneth Carpenter, Frances Chalmers, Jan Chalmers, Yaolong Chen, Yu-Wen Chien, Teresa Clarke, Hal Cook, Richard Cooke, Harris Cooper, Desirée Cox, Sally Crowe, Sophie Crowe, Anne Daniels, Helen Daniels, Judith Daniels, Paolo Flores D’Arcais, George Davey Smith, Marina Davoli, Luca De Fiore, Kay Dickersin, Richard Doll, Anna Donald, Iain Donaldson, Steve Douglas, Anne Eisinga, Peter Elwood, Imogen Evans, Anne Fagot-Largeault, Mark Fenton, Michael Ferriter, Stephen Fienberg, John Forrester, Patrick Forsyth, Janet Foster, Andrea Gareffi, Colin Gillespie, Paul Glasziou, Christian Gluud, Peter Goetzsche, Yan Gong, Steve Goodman, Brian Greenwood, David Grimes, Gordon H Guyatt, Bec Hanley, Selma Harb, Jim Hartley, Philip and Ruth D’Arcy Hart, David Harvie, Barbara J Hawgood, Larry Hedges, Harry Hemingway, Elina Hemminiki, John Hepner, Andrew Herxheimer, Jini Hetherington, Edmund Hey, Tony Holbrook, Tony Hope, Eddy Houwaert, Richard Hughes, Helen Hulson, Roderick Hunt, Geir Jacobsen, Ian Jenkins, Tony Johnson, Douglas Kamerow, Christopher Kelnar, Barbara Kirkham, Masamichi Kitagawa, Jos Kleijnen, Keith P Klugman, Bruce Kupelnick, Ken-Wen Ma, Claudia Langenberg, Christopher Maher, Maureen Malowany, Harry Marks, Geraldine Macdonald, John Middleton, Tatjana Mikhailova, David M Morens, Frederick Mosteller, Franco Nasella, Doris Nicholson, Dimitrinka Nikolova, John F Nunn, Ann Oakley, Sjúrður Fróði Olsen, Nancy Owens, Andy Oxman, Iris Pasternack, Alex Peck, Linda Peters, Sophie Petit-Zeman, Mark Petticrew, Jon Pollock, Tim Powell, Patricia Priest, Michael Rawlins, Lucy Reid, Nicholas Rennie, Albert Rinsler, Ze’ev Rosenkranz, Chris Ruggere, Karl Sabbagh, Emilie Savage-Smith, John Scadding, Mabel Scadding, Daniela Scialanga, James Scott, Camilla Seymour, Julia Sheppard, William Silverman, John Simes, Lene Spanager, Wyon Stansfeld, Derek Stewart, Charilaos Stylianou, Libo Tao, Duncan Thomas, Hazel Thornton, Leigh-Ann Topfer, Bridget Trahair, Geoffrey Venning, Ekaterina Vikhlyaeva, Patricia Want, Chris Watkins, Geoff Watts, Micky Weingarten, Sarah White, Jane Wickenden, John Williams, Keith Williams, James Wood, Charlie Xue, Kehu Yang, Merrick Zwarenstein.

Organisations: Alfred Taubman Medical Library at the University of Michigan, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Bodleian Library of the University of Oxford, Elsevier Ltd, Institute of Naval Medicine, International Journal of Epidemiology, Oxford University Press, Royal London Hospital (Archive department), Royal Society of Medicine, University of Glasgow Library, Council of the West Kent Medico-Chirurgical Society, Wellcome Library, Worshipful Company of Barbers

Translations of the Explanatory Essays were arranged and administered by:

Luis Gabriel Cuervo and America Valdes at the Pan American Health Organisation, and Betty Galliano and Federico Carroli at Ocean Translations (for Spanish, Portuguese and French). Hoomen Momen and Jing Wang at the World Health Organization in Geneva (for Chinese and Russian). Najeeb Al-Shorbaji, formerly at the East Mediterranean Regional Office of the World Health Organisation, now Director, Knowledge Management and Sharing, World Health Organisation, Geneva (for Arabic).

The translators were:

  • for Arabic: Ahmad Kamel, Kassem Sara, Gada Al Sherbini, and Atef Zayed
  • for Chinese: Qingdong Qi and Wenping Li
  • for French: Translations team of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/AMRO)
  • for Portuguese: Marco Neves, Joana Taborda, Vera Almeida, Rodrigo Gonçalves, and Inês Passos
  • for Russian: Boleslav Bairach and Roustem Rizvanov
  • for Spanish: Sandra Paván y Silvina Cantarella, Luciana Ramos, and Hernán Moreno

The editors thank these many contributors to the James Lind Library.