CFP: Special Issue of the Journal of Archival Organization

The Journal of Archival Organizations (JAO), a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal published by Taylor & Francis is looking to share information about special projects and initiatives relating to the value of Religious Archives for a special issue being planned for late 2018/early 2019. Here is more information regarding the publication and focus . . .

The Journal of Archival Organization is an international journal encompassing all aspects of the arrangement, description, and provision of access to all forms of archival materials.

Articles on processing techniques and procedures, preparation of finding aids, and cataloging of archival and manuscript collections in accordance with MARC, AACR2, and other rules, standards, and cataloging conventions are only part of what is featured in this publication.

Possible topics may include, but are not limited to:
Management and staffing issues relating to archival organizational functions; specifically, arrangement and description of historical records collections

  • Innovative approaches to methods of intellectual and physical access
  • Retrieval of historical records in information systems
  • Reviews of projects and procedures, standards, and issues in organizing archival collections for storage and onsite use and availability through the Internet
  • Innovations in Reading Rooms or reference practices that interact with the tools created through arrangement and description

For more information about this special issue please contact Alan Delozier at <>

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