Jennifer Klump

Jennifer Klump

Jennifer Klump is an experienced research librarian who has been fact-checking The Spruce articles since 2019. She has over 22 years of experience in conducting literature searches on a variety of topics such as health, wildlife, and education. Additionally, Jennifer is employed as a technical librarian with ASRC Federal, a subcontractor for the Environmental Protection Agency.


  • Has been a fact-checker for The Spruce and other Dotdash brands since 2019
  • Provides resources on transportation and air quality for Environmental Protection Agency website users
  • As a librarian for Education Northwest, produced 15 research and practice summaries on educational topics


Jennifer Klump has been a fact-checker for two years and a librarian for 22 years. Jennifer operated an online reference desk service at Education Northwest. There she conducted rigorous database searches and compiled customized bibliographies of peer-reviewed research for teachers, school administrators, and policymakers. Jennifer has also tutored college students to find peer-reviewed research in library databases for their coursework.


Jennifer received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Oregon and a Master of Library Science degree from Emporia State University. She was inducted into Beta Phi Mu, the international library and
information studies honor society.

Expertise: Education, Lifestyle
Education: University of Oregon, Emporia State University
Location: Aloha, Oregon

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce reaches 32 million people each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process, and our commitment to ensuring we are providing you with the most trustworthy advice by certified experts for your home and garden.

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