About Journal of eScience Librarianship
Aims and Scope
The Journal of eScience Librarianship (JeSLIB) 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. Submissions covering both theoretical and practical applications are welcomed.
General topics of interest may include but are not limited to:
- Research data management
- Librarians embedded on research teams
- Data services, including policy development
- Data curation
- Data sharing and re-use
- Data management plans
- Data preservation
- Metadata and discoverability
- Institutional and discipline-specific repositories
- Impact of governmental or institutional policies
- Open data, open science and open access
- Data literacy and data education
- Data citation
- Tracking impact of research data, metrics
- Big data
The Journal of eScience Librarianship provides immediate open access to its content. JeSLIB Editors believe making research freely available to the public best benefits research, scholars, education, and society. JeSLIB does not charge subscription, submission, copy editing, or author fees.
Download and view metrics for individual papers display on the article landing page and are updated daily. For context, visitors are also able to see the date the paper was first posted. In addition, JeSLIB is utilizing data from Altmetric to display article level metrics for each article, which measure the attention an article has received online, including social media mentions, news coverage, and online reference manager counts.
Abstracting and Indexing
- Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
- Google Scholar
- The Informed Librarian Online
- Ulrich's Periodicals Directory
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The Journal of eScience Librarianship promotes new published articles and issues via Twitter: @JeSLIBJournal
- 2022: Joshua Borycz, Alexander J. Carroll, and Honora N. Eskridge's article in JeSLIB entitled "STEM Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) Tool Overlap Analysis in 2020: An Open Science Informed Approach Amid Pandemic Budgets" was the recipient of the Best Publication Award from the Engineering Libraries Division of the American Society for Engineering Education.
- 2018: Elizabeth Berman's article in JeSLIB entitled "An Exploratory Sequential Mixed Methods Approach to Understanding Researchers’ Data Management Practices at UVM: Integrated Findings to Develop Research Data Services" was the recipient of the Best Publication Award from the Engineering Libraries Division of the American Society for Engineering Education.
- 2012: Paul Vaiginas Professional Award from the Massachusetts Health Science Libraries Network (MAHSLIN), to Elaine Martin, Mary Piorun, Lisa Palmer, Raquel Abad, Donna Kafel, and Sally Gore for the Founding of the Journal of eScience Librarianship.
Presentations about JeSLIB
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The publisher utilizes Amazon's Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) to create permanent archives for the purpose of ensuring long-term availability and accessibility of journal content.
This project has been partially funded by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, initiated under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00010-C with the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and continued with partial funding from Cooperative Agreement Number UG4LM012347 with the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
This journal is published by the Lamar Soutter Library, UMass Chan Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA, USA.