Journal of Western Archives Honors Best General Interest Articles 

The recipient of the Journal of Western Archives award for Best General Interest Article is ‘”The Right to Know’: Decolonizing Native American Archives,” which focuses on the movement to restore control of tribal history to Indigenous peoples, by Jennifer O’Neal from the University of Oregon Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. In addition, the committee awarded an honorable mention to “Jumping In: Creating an Assessment Program for the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Reading Room, coauthored by Cindy Brightenburg and SAA Publications Board member Gordon Daines, both from Brigham Young University. “Jumping In” pioneers the application of the new SAA/RBMS guidelines for public service metrics, provides original user services data, and offers a model that can be adapted for use at other institutions. Congrats to all!

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