Recent Issue: RBM

Spring 2019
Editor’s Note
Richard Saunders. “Editor’s Note.”

Research Articles
Maggie Gallup Kopp. “Internships in Special Collections: Experiential Pedagogy, Intentional Design, and High-Impact Practice.”

Sarah Wilkinson. “Who Owns these Records? Authority, Ownership, and Custody of Iraq’s Baath Party Records.”

Book Reviews

Cassie Brand. Eric Marshall White. Editio Princeps: A History of the Gutenberg Bible.

Katherine Fisher. Michèle Valerie Cloonan. The Monumental Challenge of Preservation: The Past in a Volatile World.

Tamara E. Livingston. Paul Conway and Martha O’Hara Conway. Flood in Florence, 1966: A Fifty-Year Retrospective: Proceedings of Symposium, November 3 and 4, 2016, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Richard L. Saunders. John Carter’s ABC for Book Collectors, 9th edition. Nicholas Barker and Simran Thadani, eds. and Sidney E. Berger. The Dictionary of the Book: A Glossary for Book Collectors, Booksellers, Librarians, and Others.

 

New Issue: Information & Culture

Volume 54 Number 2 (May 2019)
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Articles

Making Messages Private: The Formation of Postal Privacy and Its Relevance for Digital Surveillance
Efrat Nechushtai

Archival Automation in the United Kingdom and the Relationship between Standardization and Computerization
Jenny Bunn

Information in an Industrial Culture: Walter A. Shewhart and the Evolution of the Control Chart, 1917–1954
Phillip G. Bradford and Paul J. Miranti

Innovation in Search of a Context: The Early History of Lexis
Xiaohua Zhu

Reviews

Making IT Work: A History of the Computer Services Industry by Jeffrey R. Yost (review)
Sarah A. Bell

Weaving the Dark Web: Legitimacy on Freenet, Tor, and I2P by Robert Gehl (review)
Elinor Carmi

Open Space: The Global Effort for Open Access to Environmental Satellite Data by Mariel Borowitz (review)
Robert D. Montoya

My Life as a Spy: Investigations in a Secret Police File by Katherine Verdery (review)
Kalpana Shankar

New Issue: Archives & Manuscripts

Volume 47, 2019
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Editorial
Viviane Frings-Hessami

Articles

More human than human? Artificial intelligence in the archive
Gregory Rolan, Glen Humphries, Lisa Jeffrey, Evanthia Samaras, Tatiana Antsoupova & Katharine Stuart

Memory-making: a review of the Community Heritage Grant Program 1994–2018
Leisa Gibbons

Metadata as a machine for feeling in Germaine Greer’s archive
Millicent Weber & Rachel Buchanan

Digitised, digital and static archives and the struggles in the Middle East and North Africa
C. R. Pennell

An archive of humanity: the NSW Division of the Australian Red Cross, 1914–2014
Alison Wishart & Michael Carney

Diversity’s discontents: in search of an archive of the oppressed
Jarrett M. Drake

Reviews

Queering Archives: Historical Unravellings, Radical Histories Review Special Issue
Lachlan Glanville

The Big Archive: Art from Bureaucracy
Antonina Lewis

Agents of Empire: How E.L. Mitchell’s Photographs Shaped Australia
Catherine Robinson

Call for Submissions: Education Libraries

This call doesn’t specifically mention archives, but because it’s about education it is an opportunity to share teaching with primary sources or other topics of interest to educators.

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The editors of Education Libraries are soliciting submissions for:

  • Articles
  • Case Studies
  • Book Reviews

Education Libraries is an Open Access, double-blind peer-reviewed journal that offers a forum for new and challenging ideas in education, and library and information science. It also explores the effect of new technologies on the library profession and library and information curriculum.

Education Libraries is published by the Education Division of the Special Libraries Association. Its audience consists of education information professionals employed in a variety of venues, including special libraries and information centers, academic libraries, public libraries, and school libraries.

Manuscripts submitted for publication in Education Libraries should present research studies, descriptive narratives, or other thoughtful considerations of topics of interest to the education information professional. Manuscripts focusing on issues relevant to more general concerns either in the field of education or in the field of library and information science are also welcome provided they include a significant component specifically germane to education, libraries, and librarianship.

Submission guidelines

Education Libraries is indexed in ERIC, EBSCOhost’s Education Collection, and Library Literature.

In addition, we are looking for volunteers interested in acting as peer-reviewers, or interesting in supporting the journal in other ways.

Please contact Editor-in chief, Willow Fuchs, at education.libraries@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Willow Fuchs
Editor-in-chief, Education Libraries
University of Iowa Libraries
willow-fuchs@uiowa.edu
319-353-0151

Call for Chapters: Implementing Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: A Handbook for Academic Libraries

Call for Chapter Proposals
Implementing Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: A Handbook for Academic Libraries

Chapter proposals are requested for an edited volume titled Implementing Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: A Handbook for Academic Libraries, to be published by the Association of College and Research Libraries. Head Editors are Brian Lym (Hunter College) and Corliss Lee (University of California, Berkeley), and Co-Editors are Tatiana Bryant (Adelphi University), Jonathan Cain (University of Oregon), and Kenneth Schlesinger (Lehman College).

We are seeking case studies, qualitative research studies, quantitative research studies, survey research studies, and other research-based solutions that can be implemented in today’s libraries. A more detailed outline appears below.

Proposals, including a 600-800 word abstract, should be submitted by August 19, 2019. Notification of acceptance will occur by the end of September 2019. Selected authors should expect to submit a full draft of their article no later than January 14, 2020.

Call for Proposals:
https://tinyurl.com/yyefwazv

Send questions to Head Editors Brian Lym (blym@hunter.cuny.edu) and Corliss Lee (clee@library.berkeley.edu).

Book Outline

The well-documented lack of diversity in the academic library workforce remains problematic, especially given growing expectations that the overall academic workforce be more representative of the increasingly diverse student bodies at our colleges and universities. That the lack of diversity is especially notable among the professional ranks (librarians, library leadership, and administrators) is indicative of inequity of opportunities for people of color and “minoritized” ethnic groups.

Further, remediation of racial and ethnic diversity in the academic library workplace raises broader diversity issues, including individuals with identities outside the gender binary and other individuals who face discrimination due to their sexual orientation, disabilities, religious affiliation, military status, age, or other identities.

Emerging efforts to diversify the academic library workplace are pointedly raising issues of inclusion in libraries where demographic homogeneity has historically prevailed. With Implementing  excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, we hope to capture emerging research and practice that
demonstrate ways academic libraries and librarians can work with and within their institutions to create a more equitable and representative workforce.

Part 1: Leveraging and Deploying Systemic and Bureaucratic/Structural Solutions
Since colleges and universities are hierarchical and complex systems with centralized and bureaucratic controls that can effect or impede transformative change, academic library leaders need to leverage and deploy formal structures and administrative resources to achieve DEI excellence.

Themes (Part 1):

  • Recruitment and Hiring
  • Retention and Advancement
  • Professional Development and Support
  • Assessment: Tracking DEI Progress

Part 2: Leveraging Collegial Networks, Politics, and Symbols:
Strengthening and Deepening Change for DEI Excellence; Acknowledging and deploying collegial networks, leveraging informal and formal political power, and symbolic resources to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion excellence in academic libraries.

Themes (Part 2):

  • Navigating Collegial Networks and Normative Expectations
  • Leveraging the Politics of Organizational Behavior (formal and informal power)
  • Reinforcing the Message: Deploying Change Through Deployment of Symbolic Activities

New Issue: Journal of Archival Organization

Vol. 15, issue 3-4, 2019
(subscription)

Introductory Remarks – Alan Delozier
Alan Delozier

Editorial
Reflections on Public History and Archives Education
Peter J. Wosh

Rediscovering an American Legacy of Service through a Free Curriculum
Nicole J. Milano

“Education against the Grain”: Examining the Evolution of Media Archival Training at UCLA
Jonathan Naveh

Universitas Indonesia Archives Office as a Place for Performing Educational Practicum Activities for Students of Archives Vocational Education Program at Universitas Indonesia
Anon Mirmani & Ratih Surtikanti

Intro to Archival Science: Developing an Undergraduate Archival Elective Outside of a LIS Program
Jessica J. Whitmore

New Issue: Archives & Records

Volume 40, Issue 2, Autumn 2019
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Original Articles
Information culture in the convent and the industrial school: a case study of the Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy in Ireland
Elizabeth Mullins

Articles
Digital curation on a small island: a study of professional education and training needs in Ireland
Amber L. Cushing & Kalpana Shankar

The origins and development of the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, 1922–1948
Eliza McKee

Setting our direction: working together to develop a national approach to conservation of cultural heritage in Wales
Jane Henderson & Susan Edwards

‘Fictional Biographies’: creative writing and the archive
Rebekah Xanthe Taylor & Craig Jordan-Baker

Book Reviews
The archives of the Valuation of Ireland 1830-1865
Stephen Scarth

Archives in liquid times
James Lowry

Music preservation and archiving today
Kirsty Fife

Emerging trends in archival science
Craig Gauld

Archives and information in the early modern world
Margaret Procter

Archival futures
Caroline Williams

The Irish revenue police: a short history and genealogical guide to the ‘Poteen Hussars’
Neil Cobbett

The no-nonsense guide to born-digital content
Emily Chen

Creating a local history archive at your public library
Niamh Brennan

Eulogies
William (Bill) Henry Baker (1920–2019)
Tony Hopkins

Books Received
Notice of new publications received January to March 2019