About JeSLIB

The Journal of eScience Librarianship (JeSLIB) (ISSN 2161-3974) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal advancing the theory and practice of librarianship focusing on services related to data-driven research in science, technology, engineering, math, social sciences, medicine, and public health. JeSLIB explores the many roles of librarians in supporting eScience and welcomes articles by contributors from all areas of the globe related to education, outreach, collaborations, policy, tools, and best practices.

JeSLIB publishes articles as they become available for publication, following a thorough review process. Articles are collected together into issues throughout the year, with occasional special issues.

Current Issue: Volume 12, Issue 2 (2023)

Full-Length Paper

Research Reproducibility Activities in Health Sciences Libraries
Mark MacEachern and Sara Samuel

Data Literacy: A catalyst for improving research publication productivity of Kyambogo University Academic Staff
Robert Stalone Buwule, Eliz Nassali State, and Edward Mukiibi

eScience in Action

Librarians and Research Integrity Committees: Finding professional joy and fulfillment in practice and service
Megan Bresnahan and Patricia B. Condon

R Workshops for Researchers: A Successful Partnership Between a Library and a Statistical Consulting Laboratory
Jocelyn Boice, Mara Sedlins, and Julia L. Sharp

Curatorial Connections Column

Emphasizing Our Humanity: Interorganizational Collaboration in the DCN during COVID and into the future
Hannah Hadley and Mikala Narlock

Conceptualizing Slow Curation
Joanna Thielen, Wanda Marsolek, and Mikala Narlock

Latest News Posts

Thank you, Peer Reviewers!
Posted by Julie Goldman on 2023-09-28

Happy Peer Review Week! Peer Review Week is a global event celebrating the essential role that peer review plays in maintaining research quality. It brings together individuals, institutions, and organizations committed to sharing the central message that good peer review, whatever shape or form it might take, is critical to scholarly communications. This year’s theme focuses on “Peer Review [...]

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New Data Curation Network Recurring Column
Posted by Julie Goldman on 2023-06-28

We are happy to announce the first Curatorial Connections Column has been published in the current issue of JeSLIB! Hadley, Hannah & Mikala Narlock. 2023. "Librarians and Research Integrity Committees: Finding professional joy and fulfillment in practice and service." Journal of eScience Librarianship 12(2): e680. https://doi.org/10.7191/jeslib.680The Curatorial Connections Column [...]

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Volume 12, Issue 1, Special Issue: 2022 Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) Summit is Now Available
Posted by Julie Goldman on 2023-02-17

JeSLIB is proud to publish another Special Issue highlighting works related to the Research Data and Preservation (RDAP) Summit 2022.The JeSLIB Editors would like to thank the guest editors, Caitlin Bakker, University of Regina, Kathryn Brook, University of Tennessee, Jeanine Finn, The Claremont Colleges, and Paria Aria, Texas A&M University for [...]

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Volume 11, Issue 2 is Now Available
Posted by Julie Goldman on 2022-12-22

The latest issue of the Journal of eScience Librarianship (JeSLIB) has been published! This issue’s focus is on our migration to our new journal platform, Janeway, to provide a more inclusive and accessible publishing environment for our authors, editors, peer reviewers, and readers.Volume 11, Issue 2 (2022) EditorialMigrating a Journal Platform: Stars Wars and a New FutureRegina Fisher [...]

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JeSLIB Open for New Submissions!
Posted by Julie Goldman on 2022-10-20

Thank you all for your support and patience during our migration to Janeway. We hope you have had a chance to explore our new site, and read our inaugural Editorial and eScience in Action article. We are excited to announce JeSLIB is now open for new submissions!The Submission page has all the instructions you need to submit a manuscript to JeSLIB.First, review our Article [...]

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