Thank you for visiting the “eScience Portal for Librarians.” The “eScience Portal” is no longer being maintained by the University of Massachusetts. This regional resource has been adapted by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, and is sustained by the network of regional medical libraries across the country. Please visit https://nnlm.gov/data for up-to-date data services and resources supported and vetted by the National Libraries of Medicine. We look forward to your continued involvement in the programming in the New England Region and beyond. If you have questions, please contact Mary.Piorun@umassmed.edu.

e-Science Publications

e-Science Publications

  • code{4}lib Journal – code4Lib is a volunteer­-driven collective of hackers, designers, architects, curators, catalogers, artists and instigators from around the world, who largely work for and with libraries, archives and museums on technology. The mission of their journal is to foster community and share information among those interested in the intersection of libraries, technology, and the future.
  • An Introduction to Data Science (2012) – Developed for the Certificate of Data Science program at Syracuse's iSchool, this online text provides an introduction to the data science discipline and a sampling of data science topics and problems.
  • Journal of eScience Librarianship – 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. Published by the Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School.
  • The Journal of Information Literacy – This is the professional journal of the CILIP (UK Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals) Information Literacy Group. The journal welcomes contributions that push the boundaries of Information Literacy beyond the educational setting.
  • Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication – JLSC is a quarterly, peer-reviewed open-access journal published by Pacific University Library. Its focus is on the strategies, partnerships and impact of library-led digital projects, online publishing and scholarly communication initiatives.
  • International Journal of Data Curation – The IJDC is entirely devoted to papers, articles and news items on curation of digital objects and related issues. The journal is published in electronic form, two times a year.