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 13 • Issue 2 • 2024

Full-Length Paper
Data services at the academic library: a natural history of horses and unicorns

Jeffrey Oliver, Fernando Rios, Kiriann Carini, and Chun Ly

The use of data management planning among researchers in higher learning institutions: The case of the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology in Tanzania

Neema Mosha and Patrick Ngulube

Toward Enhanced Reusability: A Comparative Analysis of Metadata for Machine Learning Objects and Their Characteristics in Generalist and Specialist Repositories

Stephanie Labou, Abigail Pennington, Ho Jung S. Yoo, and Michael Baluja

Latest News Posts

Call for Applications: JeSLIB Data Editor
Posted by Julie Goldman on 2024-03-11

Data Editor for the Journal of eScience Librarianship (JeSLIB)To apply for the Data Editor position, please send the following to Editor-in-Chief, Regina Raboin at Regina.Raboin@umassmed.edu by March 27, 2024: Current résumé Brief statement addressing interest in joining the JeSLIB editorial team and the responsibilities outlined below Applications will be reviewed by the current JeSLIB [...]

Read More
Volume 13, Issue 1, Special Issue: Responsible AI in Libraries and Archives is Now Available
Posted by Julie Goldman on 2024-03-05

JeSLIB is proud to publish a Special Issue on Responsible AI in Libraries and Archives.Librarians and archivists are often early adopters and experimenters with new technologies. Our field is also interested in critically engaging with technology, and we are well-positioned to be leaders in the slow and careful consideration of new technologies. Therefore, as librarians and archivists begin [...]

Read More
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 [...]

Read More