About this JournalThe Journal of eScience Librarianship (JESLIB) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that advances the theory and practice of librarianship with a special focus on services related to data-driven research in the physical, biological, and medical sciences. The journal explores the many roles of librarians in supporting eScience and welcomes articles related to education, outreach, collaborations, and current practices, by contributors from all areas of the globe. Articles covering both the theoretical and practical applications are welcomed. JESLIB also provides special features in each issue which include book reviews on subjects of interest to librarians supporting eScience and information on new technologies.
FeesJESLIB does not charge subscription, submission, or author fees.
CopyrightAuthors retain ownership of the copyright for their content. All content in Journal of eScience Librarianship, unless otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution—Non-Commercial—Share Alike License. Under this license, authors' work may be downloaded, redistributed, and new creations built upon it for non-commercial purposes, provided that the authors are credited and the derived work is licensed under identical terms. Authors are responsible for obtaining the rights to use 3rd party materials prior to submission.
Measuring ImpactAll authors automatically receive monthly email reports containing general download statistics for their articles published in the Journal of eScience Librarianship. The email reports provide a link to more detailed information for authors interested in learning more.
In addition, JESLIB is experimenting with data from Altmetric to display article level metrics for each of our articles. The Altmetric score is a measure of the attention an article has received online, including social media mentions, news coverage, and online reference manager counts.
Abstracting and IndexingJESLIB is indexed in Google Scholar and in DOAJ, the Directory of Open Access Journals.
Funding StatementThis project has been partially funded by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00010-C with the University of Massachusetts Medical School.