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 3 (2023)


Special Issue: 2023 Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) Summit
Alicia Capello, Marla Hertz, Tina Griffin, and Jamaica Jones

Full-Length Paper

Connecting Repositories to the Global Research Community: A Re-Curation Process
Ted Habermann

“What About Your Friends?”: How a Collaborative Transdisciplinary Training Approach Supports FAIR Data Sharing Principles in Federally Funded Research
Shavonne Hedgepeth, Erin Antognoli, Sara Duke, and Alison Rehfus

Using Data Interviews to Map Research Data Services (RDS) Needs at a Health Science Institution
Jess Newman

Teaching by Example: Evidence of Data Literacy Competencies and Practices in Top Economics Journal Articles
Margaret Marchant

eScience in Action

A Problem Shared Is a Community Created: Recommendations for Cross-Institutional Collaborations
Marla Hertz, Kelsey Badger, Lena Bohman, Lucy Carr Jones, Christine Nieman Hislop, Katy Smith, and Hao Ye

Towards a Shared Framework: A Classificatory Matrix for Teaching Data Standards
Kelsey Badger

Building a Trustworthy Data Repository: CoreTrustSeal Certification as a Lens for Service Improvements
Cara Key, Clara Llebot, and Michael Boock

Why Can’t I just use Dropbox? A comparison of cloud file storage platforms used for research
Tobin Magle and Deb McCafferey


What if It Didn’t Happen: Data Management and Avoiding Research Misconduct
Heather Coates, Abigail Goben, and Kristin Briney

Latest News Posts

Volume 12, Issue 3, Special Issue: 2023 Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) Summit is Now Available
Posted by Julie Goldman on 2023-12-12

JeSLIB is proud to publish a Special Issue highlighting works related to the Research Data and Preservation (RDAP) Summit 2023. The JeSLIB Editors thank the guest editors, Alicia Capello, Queens University, Marla Hertz, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Tina Griffin, University of Illinois Chicago, and Jamaica Jones, University of Pittsburgh for their dedication and expertise in bringing [...]

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Volume 12, Issue 2 is Now Available
Posted by Julie Goldman on 2023-12-12

The latest issue of the Journal of eScience Librarianship (JeSLIB) has been published! This issue’s focus is on the creativity, research, opinions, and new ideas of JeSLIB authors. While Artificial Intelligence (AI) may be used to assist the writing process, it’s a complicated, quickly evolving societal issue and answer—but that’s a discussion for a future issue (Hint). So get [...]

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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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