CFP Extended: Provenance

Provenance is extending the CFP for its upcoming issue to September 15, 2017. Please share with any colleagues who may have a paper or research project that could be converted into an article for publication. The board and editors of Provenance are happy to work with authors to encourage their contribution to professional scholarship. Do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

CFP: 2017 issue of Provenance

Provenance: The Journal of the Society of Georgia Archivists, a peer reviewed academic publication, seeks articles on archival theory and practice for the 2017 issue. Please note that the content of the journal is not limited to the state of Georgia, and articles of regional or national significance are welcome. First-time authors are especially encouraged to submit articles for consideration. As evidenced by the forthcoming audiovisual issue, composed of video, audio, and traditional article formats, Provenance is also interested in innovative and unique methods for presenting scholarly content.

Articles on archival topics outside of theory and practice which meet publication standards will also be considered. Typical papers should be a Word document, 10-20 pages, double spaced, and formatted according to the 16th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style. Please review information for contributors:

Articles are to be submitted utilizing Provenance’s new online system:

For additional information contact Editor Heather Oswald at: Deadline for contributions is September 15, 2017.

Gracy Award 

Each year the SGA awards the Gracy Award, a $350 prize which recognizes a superior contribution to Provenance. Named for David B. Gracy II, founder and first editor of Georgia Archive, the award began in 1990 and is judged by the editorial board.

*Back issues of Provenance and Georgia Archive available online*

Table of Contents for the 2016 issue:

2016 Society of Georgia Archivists and Society of Florida Archivists Joint Annual Meeting Keynote Address

Defining Archives: Ingenuity, Innovation, and New Perspectives
Dr. Meredith Evans


“I Go to School, But I Never Learn What I Want to Know”: Archival Advocacy and Outreach as Expressed in Formal Educational Settings
Jeremy Brett, Jasmine Jones, and Leah Edleman

A Shared Space: The Collaborative Alliance Between the College of Charleston Special Collections and the South Carolina Historical Society Archives
Mary Jo Fairchild, Joshua Minor, and Molly Inabinett


Becoming a Trusted Digital Repository
Reviewed by Katy Sternberger

Digital Preservation Essentials
Reviewed by Brandon Wason

Teaching with Primary Sources
Reviewed by Donnie Summerlin

Donors and Archives: A Guidebook for Successful Programs
Reviewed by Joshua Minor

Archives in Libraries: What Librarians and Archivists Need to Know to Work Together
Reviewed by Amanda Pellerin

Adjusted Margin: Xerography, Art, and Activism in the 20th Century
Reviewed by Erin Lawrimore

Appraisal and Acquisition Strategies
Reviewed by Carol Waggoner-Angleton

Conceptualizing 21st Century Archives
Reviewed by Anne Graham

Perspectives on Women’s Archives
Reviewed by Katy Sternberger


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