Jenny Bronstein

Senior Lecturer
Department of Information Sceince
Bar-Ilan University
Section Editor of Open Information Science

Fields of interest

Libraries, and librarianship, social media, information behavior, LIS education, information literacy.

Recent publications

Bronstein, J. (2015). An exploration of the library and information science professional skills and personal competencies: An Israeli perspective. Library and Information Science Research, 30, 130-138.

Bronstein, J. & Knoll, M. (2015). Blogging motivations of women suffering from infertility. Information Research, 20(2). Retrieved from

Solomon, Y., & Bronstein, J. (2015). Serendipity in legal information seeking behavior Chance encounters of family-law advocates with court rulings. Aslib Journal of Information Management, 68(1), 112-135.

Amichai-Hamburger, Y., Gazit, T., Bar-Ilan, J., Perez, O., Aharony, N., Bronstein, J., & Dyne, T. S. (2016). Psychological factors behind the lack of participation in online discussions. Computers in Human Behavior, 55, 268-277.

Genius, S. & Bronstein, J. Looking for ‘normal’: Sense making in the context of health disruption. (accepted for publication at the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology).

Bronstein, J. An Examination of Social and Informational Support Strategies on the Internet: the case of Online Health Communities, (Accepted for publication at Journal: Library and Information Science Research).