Community-Engaged Scholarship Resources

Community-Engaged Scholarship

Below are scholarly resources external to UBC. If you are looking for university centres, programs, or faculties, visit the Connect With UBC section of this site.

The resources below are listed alphabetically.


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10 Best resources for community engagement in implementation research

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5886100/

Implementation research (IR) focuses on understanding how and why interventions produce their effects in a given context.The authors of this 2017 study reviewed 59 resources and completed two rounds of rating to identify the ‘10 best’ resources to help implementation researchers think strategically and practically about how best to engage community stakeholders to improve the quality, meaningfulness, and application of their results in order to improve health and health systems outcomes.

Campus Compact – Research University Engaged Scholarship Toolkit

http://compact.org/initiatives/trucen/research-university-engaged-scholarship-toolkit/

Campus Compact, based in the United States, is a coalition of college and university presidents who are committed to fulfilling the civic purpose of higher education. The toolkit includes articles, rationale, and other resources relating to engaged scholarship, promotion and tenure, and more.

Canadian Knowledge Transfer & Exchange Community of Practice

http://www.ktecop.ca/

The Canadian Knowledge Transfer and Exchange Community of Practice (KTECOP) is a network of KTE practitioners and researchers who share KTE practices and experience, build peer relationships for information exchange and support, build KTE capacity, advance knowledge of KTE effectiveness, and share KTE events, job opportunities and other related KTE activities.

Collaborative Anthropologies

http://coll-anth.anth.ubc.ca/

Collaborative Anthropologies, a peer-reviewed journal, encourages submissions that engage the growing and ever-widening discussion of collaborative research and practice in anthropology and in closely related fields.

Community Campus Partnerships for Health

https://www.ccphealth.org/

A nonprofit membership organization that promotes health equity and social justice through partnerships between communities and academic institutions. A good source of freely shared information.

Community Development

https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rcod20/current

Community Development is the peer-reviewed journal of the Community Development Society. Community Development is devoted to improving knowledge and practice in the field of purposive community change. The mission of the journal is to advance critical theory, research, and practice in all domains of community development, including sociocultural, political, environmental, and economic.

Community-Based Research Canada

http://communityresearchcanada.ca/

Founded in 2008, Community-Based Research Canada’s (CBRC) vision is to be a national champion and facilitator for community-based research (CBR) and campus-community engagement in Canada that is of socio-cultural, economic and environmental benefit to Canadians and Indigenous peoples in Canada.

Community-Campus Engage Canada

https://carleton.ca/communityfirst/cross-sector-work/aligning-institutions/

Community-Campus Engage Canada (CCEC) is an emerging national network focused on shifting institutional cultures to break down barriers, and foster collaboration at post-secondary institutions, community-based organizations, funding agencies (including governmental bodies and private foundations) and other networks.

Connecting the Dots: A Guidebook for Working with Community

https://clacommunityled.wordpress.com/

A guide developed by the Vancouver Public Library for librarians who are engaged with community that lays out the basics of what is community engagement, what is community-led work and how to make community connections. Posted on the Community-Led Library Service Network.

Engagement Scholarship Consortium

http://engagementscholarship.org

The Engagement Scholarship Consortium is a US-based non-profit organization that works to build strong university-community partnerships anchored in the rigor of scholarship and designed to help build community capacity.

Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement

http://epress.lib.uts.edu.au/journals/index.php/ijcre/about

A refereed journal concerned with the practice and processes of university-community engagement. It provides a forum for academics, practitioners and community representatives to explore issues and reflect on practices relating to the full range of engaged activity.

How to do Partnerships Well

http://compact.org/initiatives/trucen/research-university-engaged-scholarship-toolkit/section-a-what-is-engaged-scholarship/how-to-do-community-academic-university-partnerships-well/

List of articles curated by Campus Compact

Impact of Positionality on Community Based Participatory Research

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0896920513516025

Muhammad, M., Wallerstein, N., Sussman, A., Avila, M., Belone, L., & Duran, B. (2014). Reflections on Researcher Identity and Power: The Impact of Positionality on Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Processes and Outcomes. Critical Sociology, 41(7-8), 1045-1063.

International Association for Research on Service-learning and Community Engagement

http://www.researchslce.org/

An international non-profit organization devoted to promoting research and discussion about service-learning and community engagement.

International Journal of Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement

http://www.researchslce.org/the-ijrslce/

The International Journal of Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IJRSLCE) is a peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to the publication of high quality research focused on service-learning, campus-community engagement, and the promotion of active and effective citizenship through education.

Journal of Community Engagement and Higher Education

https://discovery.indstate.edu/jcehe/index.php/joce

An on-line, refereed journal concerned with exploring community engagement and community-based learning perspective, research, and practice. Publishes accounts of a range of research focusing on practical and theoretical insights and understanding, in higher education and across the disciplines and professions. There is a focus on case studies emphasizing community engagement and engaged learning practices, methodology, and pedagogy.

Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship

http://jces.ua.edu/

The Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship (JCES) is a peer-reviewed international journal through which faculty, staff, students, and community partners disseminate scholarly works. JCES integrates teaching, research, and community engagement in all disciplines, addressing critical problems identified through a community-participatory process.

Journal of Community Practice

https://www.acosa.org/joomla/journalinfo

TThe Journal of Community Practice is an interdisciplinary journal grounded in social work. It is designed to provide a forum for community practice, including community organizing, planning, social administration, organizational development, community development, and social change.

Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

http://openjournals.libs.uga.edu/index.php/jheoe/index

The mission of the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement (JHEOE) is to serve as the premier peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal to advance theory and practice related to all forms of outreach and engagement between higher education institutions and communities.

Kamucwkalha: Canadian approaches to community-university research partnerships

https://dspace.library.uvic.ca/bitstream/handle/1828/6509/Hall_Budd_StrengtheningCommUniversityPartnerships_2017rev.pdf?sequence=6&isAllowed=y

L., Ochocka, J., de Grosbois, S., & Hall, B., (2015). Kamucwkalha: Canadian approaches to community-university research partnerships, in Hall, B., Tandon, R, & Tremblay, C. (Eds) Strengthening Community University Research Partnerships: Global Perspectives (pp.95-112).

Living Knowledge: The International Science Shop Network

http://www.livingknowledge.org/livingknowledge

The international Living Knowledge Network (LK) is set up for people interested in building partnerships for public access to research. Members use the network platform and its tools for documentation and to exchange information, ideas, experiences and expertise on community-based research and science and society relations in general.

Metropolitan Universities

https://journals.iupui.edu/index.php/muj/index

Metropolitan Universities journal (MUJ) is CUMU’s quarterly online journal for scholarship on cutting-edge topics impacting urban and metropolitan colleges and universities. It is a peer-reviewed, open access publication. Its readership is primarily senior leaders and administrators who shape higher education in order to address issues facing modern universities and the communities they serve.

National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement

http://www.publicengagement.ac.uk

The NCCPE is a UK-based organization hosted by the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England that works to support universities to increase the quality and impact of their public engagement activity. They offer a range of resources, tools and training opportunities for university and community partners.

Research for All

https://www.publicengagement.ac.uk/work-with-us/current-projects/research-all-journal

This open-access, peer-reviewed journal is sponsored by the University College of London Institute of Education and the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (United Kingdom). The journal is for anyone, working inside or outside universities, who is committed to seeing research make a difference in society.

Research Impact

http://researchimpact.ca/

ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR) is a pan-Canadian network of universities committed to maximizing the impact of academic research for the social, economic, environmental and health benefits of Canadians. RIR members achieve this mandate by investing in knowledge mobilization, supporting collaboration for research and learning and connecting research beyond the bounds of academia.

Research Involvement and Engagement

https://researchinvolvement.biomedcentral.com/

Research Involvement and Engagement is an interdisciplinary, health and social care journal focussing on patient and wider involvement and engagement in research, at all stages. The journal is co-produced by all key stakeholders, including patients, academics, policy makers and service users.

Rewarding Community Engaged Scholarship

http://www.engagedscholarship.ca/

Canadian universities and Community-Campus Partnerships for Health are collaborating to transform university policies and practices in order to recognize and reward community engaged scholarship. Numerous resources and events shared on this site.

Talloires Network

http://talloiresnetwork.tufts.edu/

The Talloires Network is an international association of more than 315 institutions in 72 countries committed to strengthening the civic roles and social responsibilities of higher education. We work together to implement the recommendations of the Talloires Declaration and build a global movement of engaged universities moving beyond the ivory tower.

University of North Carolina Greensboro’s Service Learning/Experiential Journals

https://olsl.uncg.edu/community-scholarship/journals-that-publish-community-engaged-scholarship/

UNCG has a useful list of journals, websites and listervs that feature articles on service-learning and/or community engagement.

Campus Compact – Research University Engaged Scholarship Toolkit

http://compact.org/initiatives/trucen/research-university-engaged-scholarship-toolkit/

Campus Compact, based in the United States, is a coalition of college and university presidents who are committed to fulfilling the civic purpose of higher education. The toolkit includes articles, rationale, and other resources relating to engaged scholarship, promotion and tenure, and more.

Canadian Knowledge Transfer & Exchange Community of Practice

http://www.ktecop.ca/

The Canadian Knowledge Transfer and Exchange Community of Practice (KTECOP) is a network of KTE practitioners and researchers who share KTE practices and experience, build peer relationships for information exchange and support, build KTE capacity, advance knowledge of KTE effectiveness, and share KTE events, job opportunities and other related KTE activities.

Community Campus Partnerships for Health

https://www.ccphealth.org/

A nonprofit membership organization that promotes health equity and social justice through partnerships between communities and academic institutions. A good source of freely shared information.

Community-Based Research Canada

http://communityresearchcanada.ca/

Founded in 2008, Community-Based Research Canada’s (CBRC) vision is to be a national champion and facilitator for community-based research (CBR) and campus-community engagement in Canada that is of socio-cultural, economic and environmental benefit to Canadians and Indigenous peoples in Canada.

Community-Campus Engage Canada

https://carleton.ca/communityfirst/cross-sector-work/aligning-institutions/

Community-Campus Engage Canada (CCEC) is an emerging national network focused on shifting institutional cultures to break down barriers, and foster collaboration at post-secondary institutions, community-based organizations, funding agencies (including governmental bodies and private foundations) and other networks.

Connecting the Dots: A Guidebook for Working with Community

https://clacommunityled.wordpress.com/

A guide developed by the Vancouver Public Library for librarians who are engaged with community that lays out the basics of what is community engagement, what is community-led work and how to make community connections. Posted on the Community-Led Library Service Network.

Engagement Scholarship Consortium

http://engagementscholarship.org

The Engagement Scholarship Consortium is a US-based non-profit organization that works to build strong university-community partnerships anchored in the rigor of scholarship and designed to help build community capacity.

International Association for Research on Service-learning and Community Engagement

http://www.researchslce.org/

An international non-profit organization devoted to promoting research and discussion about service-learning and community engagement.

Living Knowledge: The International Science Shop Network

http://www.livingknowledge.org/livingknowledge

The international Living Knowledge Network (LK) is set up for people interested in building partnerships for public access to research. Members use the network platform and its tools for documentation and to exchange information, ideas, experiences and expertise on community-based research and science and society relations in general.

National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement

http://www.publicengagement.ac.uk

The NCCPE is a UK-based organization hosted by the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England that works to support universities to increase the quality and impact of their public engagement activity. They offer a range of resources, tools and training opportunities for university and community partners.

Research Impact

http://researchimpact.ca/

ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR) is a pan-Canadian network of universities committed to maximizing the impact of academic research for the social, economic, environmental and health benefits of Canadians. RIR members achieve this mandate by investing in knowledge mobilization, supporting collaboration for research and learning and connecting research beyond the bounds of academia.

Rewarding Community Engaged Scholarship

http://www.engagedscholarship.ca/

Canadian universities and Community-Campus Partnerships for Health are collaborating to transform university policies and practices in order to recognize and reward community engaged scholarship. Numerous resources and events shared on this site.

Talloires Network

http://talloiresnetwork.tufts.edu/

The Talloires Network is an international association of more than 315 institutions in 72 countries committed to strengthening the civic roles and social responsibilities of higher education. We work together to implement the recommendations of the Talloires Declaration and build a global movement of engaged universities moving beyond the ivory tower.

10 Best resources for community engagement in implementation research

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5886100/

Implementation research (IR) focuses on understanding how and why interventions produce their effects in a given context.The authors of this 2017 study reviewed 59 resources and completed two rounds of rating to identify the ‘10 best’ resources to help implementation researchers think strategically and practically about how best to engage community stakeholders to improve the quality, meaningfulness, and application of their results in order to improve health and health systems outcomes.

Collaborative Anthropologies

http://coll-anth.anth.ubc.ca/

Collaborative Anthropologies, a peer-reviewed journal, encourages submissions that engage the growing and ever-widening discussion of collaborative research and practice in anthropology and in closely related fields.

Community Development

https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rcod20/current

Community Development is the peer-reviewed journal of the Community Development Society. Community Development is devoted to improving knowledge and practice in the field of purposive community change. The mission of the journal is to advance critical theory, research, and practice in all domains of community development, including sociocultural, political, environmental, and economic.

Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement

http://epress.lib.uts.edu.au/journals/index.php/ijcre/about

A refereed journal concerned with the practice and processes of university-community engagement. It provides a forum for academics, practitioners and community representatives to explore issues and reflect on practices relating to the full range of engaged activity.

How to do Partnerships Well

http://compact.org/initiatives/trucen/research-university-engaged-scholarship-toolkit/section-a-what-is-engaged-scholarship/how-to-do-community-academic-university-partnerships-well/

List of articles curated by Campus Compact

Impact of Positionality on Community Based Participatory Research

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0896920513516025

Muhammad, M., Wallerstein, N., Sussman, A., Avila, M., Belone, L., & Duran, B. (2014). Reflections on Researcher Identity and Power: The Impact of Positionality on Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Processes and Outcomes. Critical Sociology, 41(7-8), 1045-1063.

International Journal of Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement

http://www.researchslce.org/the-ijrslce/

The International Journal of Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IJRSLCE) is a peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to the publication of high quality research focused on service-learning, campus-community engagement, and the promotion of active and effective citizenship through education.

Journal of Community Engagement and Higher Education

https://discovery.indstate.edu/jcehe/index.php/joce

An on-line, refereed journal concerned with exploring community engagement and community-based learning perspective, research, and practice. Publishes accounts of a range of research focusing on practical and theoretical insights and understanding, in higher education and across the disciplines and professions. There is a focus on case studies emphasizing community engagement and engaged learning practices, methodology, and pedagogy.

Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship

http://jces.ua.edu/

The Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship (JCES) is a peer-reviewed international journal through which faculty, staff, students, and community partners disseminate scholarly works. JCES integrates teaching, research, and community engagement in all disciplines, addressing critical problems identified through a community-participatory process.

Journal of Community Practice

https://www.acosa.org/joomla/journalinfo

TThe Journal of Community Practice is an interdisciplinary journal grounded in social work. It is designed to provide a forum for community practice, including community organizing, planning, social administration, organizational development, community development, and social change.

Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

http://openjournals.libs.uga.edu/index.php/jheoe/index

The mission of the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement (JHEOE) is to serve as the premier peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal to advance theory and practice related to all forms of outreach and engagement between higher education institutions and communities.

Kamucwkalha: Canadian approaches to community-university research partnerships

https://dspace.library.uvic.ca/bitstream/handle/1828/6509/Hall_Budd_StrengtheningCommUniversityPartnerships_2017rev.pdf?sequence=6&isAllowed=y

L., Ochocka, J., de Grosbois, S., & Hall, B., (2015). Kamucwkalha: Canadian approaches to community-university research partnerships, in Hall, B., Tandon, R, & Tremblay, C. (Eds) Strengthening Community University Research Partnerships: Global Perspectives (pp.95-112).

Metropolitan Universities

https://journals.iupui.edu/index.php/muj/index

Metropolitan Universities journal (MUJ) is CUMU’s quarterly online journal for scholarship on cutting-edge topics impacting urban and metropolitan colleges and universities. It is a peer-reviewed, open access publication. Its readership is primarily senior leaders and administrators who shape higher education in order to address issues facing modern universities and the communities they serve.

Research for All

https://www.publicengagement.ac.uk/work-with-us/current-projects/research-all-journal

This open-access, peer-reviewed journal is sponsored by the University College of London Institute of Education and the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (United Kingdom). The journal is for anyone, working inside or outside universities, who is committed to seeing research make a difference in society.

Research Involvement and Engagement

https://researchinvolvement.biomedcentral.com/

Research Involvement and Engagement is an interdisciplinary, health and social care journal focussing on patient and wider involvement and engagement in research, at all stages. The journal is co-produced by all key stakeholders, including patients, academics, policy makers and service users.

University of North Carolina Greensboro’s Service Learning/Experiential Journals

https://olsl.uncg.edu/community-scholarship/journals-that-publish-community-engaged-scholarship/

UNCG has a useful list of journals, websites and listervs that feature articles on service-learning and/or community engagement.

10 Best resources for community engagement in implementation research

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5886100/

Implementation research (IR) focuses on understanding how and why interventions produce their effects in a given context.The authors of this 2017 study reviewed 59 resources and completed two rounds of rating to identify the ‘10 best’ resources to help implementation researchers think strategically and practically about how best to engage community stakeholders to improve the quality, meaningfulness, and application of their results in order to improve health and health systems outcomes.

A Guide for Paying Peer Research Assistants

http://www.bccdc.ca/our-services/programs/peer-engagement

Peer research assistants (PRAs) are often recruited from the community under study, and are hired and trained as active members in either some or all facets of community-based participatory research projects. This guide, co-developed by researchers at the BC Centre for Disease Control and UBC, summarizes some of the complex but accessible online policies and resources, including decision flow charts, procedures for different types of payments, etc. Access the guide here.

ABC’s of Campus-Community Engagement

https://carleton.ca/communityfirst/tag/abcs-of-cce/

Series by Community First: Impacts of Community Engagement, titled ‘The ABC’s of Campus-Community Engagement’. There are three posts on Sharing Resources, Sharing Power and Sharing Responsibilities.

Campus Compact – Research University Engaged Scholarship Toolkit

http://compact.org/initiatives/trucen/research-university-engaged-scholarship-toolkit/

Campus Compact, based in the United States, is a coalition of college and university presidents who are committed to fulfilling the civic purpose of higher education. The toolkit includes articles, rationale, and other resources relating to engaged scholarship, promotion and tenure, and more.

Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization

http://www.cesinstitute.ca/cesi/certificate-knowledge-mobilization

Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization, developed by University of Guelph Community Engaged Scholarship Institute in collaboration with Open Learning and Educational Development, is offered online. Through three eight-week courses, participants will learn to identify and address barriers to knowledge mobilization, and use tools and techniques to enhance the impact of research and facilitate the development of evidence-informed policy and practice.

CFICE Tools & Resources

https://carleton.ca/communityfirst/tools-and-resources/

Community First: Impacts of Community Engagement (CFICE) was a seven year research project based out of Carlton University that studied how community and campus players work together to positively impact their communities. They developed an excellent collection of tools, resources and monthly newsletter. Tools cover topics including impact evaluation, partnership brokering, and knowledge mobilization.

Community Engaged Scholarship Toolkit

https://ccph.memberclicks.net/ces-toolkit-intro

By Community-Campus Partnerships for Health

Community Tool Box: Building and Maintaining Partnerships

http://ctb.ku.edu/en/creating-and-maintaining-partnerships

This toolkit provides guidance for creating a partnership among different organizations to address a common goal. Designed for community-based organizations, but useful to all. Link to this tool.

Connecting the Dots: A Guidebook for Working with Community

https://clacommunityled.wordpress.com/

A guide developed by the Vancouver Public Library for librarians who are engaged with community that lays out the basics of what is community engagement, what is community-led work and how to make community connections. Posted on the Community-Led Library Service Network.

Developing and Sustaining Community-Based Participatory Research: A Skill-Building Curriculum

http://depts.washington.edu/ccph/cbpr/index.php

The Examining Community-Institutional Partnerships for Prevention Research Group. Developing and Sustaining Community-Based Participatory Research Partnerships: A Skill-Building Curriculum. 2006. www.cbprcurriculum.info

Doing more with what you know: Knowledge mobilization toolkit

http://www.kmbtoolkit.ca

by Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health (2014)

InterAction: How can academics and the third sector work together to influence policy and practice?

http://www.carnegieuktrust.org.uk/publications/interaction/

In this report Carnegie Fellow Professor Mark Shucksmith argues that to make an impact on social policy universities must work more closely with civil society. The report: explores the different approaches of both sectors to knowledge and evidence; investigates the obstacles and challenges to collaboration; highlights examples of successful interactions; and makes a series of recommendations to those in the third sector, academia and the research funding councils as to how more positive collaboration can be encouraged.PDF Version of Report

Key Practices for Community Engagement in Research on Mental Health or Substance Use

http://lgbtqhealth.ca/projects/docs/practicesforresearchonmhandsu.pdf

This document describes key practices for community engagement in research on mental health or substance use. (University of Toronto, 2017)

Peer Payment Standards

http://www.bccdc.ca/resource-gallery/Documents/Educational%20Materials/Epid/Other/peer_payment-guide_2018.pdf

People who have lived experience with drug use, either past or present (peers), are consulted as experts and use their lived experience to inform their professional work. Payment standards are required to inform and enable equitable payment amounts for peer engagement. The focus of these standards is short term peer engagements, such as attending meetings as an expert or advising on a document. Link to this tool.

Resources developed by UNESCO Chair in CBR and Social Responsibility in Higher Ed

http://unescochair-cbrsr.org/index.php/resources/

Based out of the University of Victoria and the Society for Participatory Research in Asia, the UNESCO Chair in Community-Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education co-creates new knowledge through partnerships among universities, communities and government leading to: new capacities; new solutions to pressing problems related to sustainability, social and economic disparities, cultural exclusion, mistrust and conflict; and awareness among policy makers; enhanced scholarship of engagement; and of social responsibility in Higher Education.