* Open Access
+ Partial open access

United States

American Archivist+ (Society of American Archivists, 1938-)
Archeota* (SJSU iSchool)
Archival Issues+ (Midwest Archives Conference, 1976-)
ARSC Journal (Association for Recorded Sound Collections, 1967-)
Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals (2004-)
Information & Culture (2011-, formerly Libraries & the Cultural Record 2006-2011, multiple name changes 1966-2006)
Journal of Archival Organization (2002-)
Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies(2014-)
Journal of the Society of North Carolina Archivists* (Society of North Carolina Archivists, 2002-)
Journal of Western Archives(2010-)
The Moving Image (The Association of Moving Image Archivists, 2001-)
The Primary Source(Society of Mississippi Archivists, 1979-)
Provenance* (Journal of the Society of Georgia Archivists, 1983-, formerly The Georgia Archive, 1972-1982)
RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage(2000-)
Records Management Journal (1989-)
Society of Florida Archivists Journal* (2018-)


Acesso Livre (Brazil National Archives)
African Journal of Library, Archives, and Information Science
Archeion* (Poland)
Archifacts (Archives and Records Association of New Zealand)
Archival Science: International Journal on Recorded Information+
Archivalische Zeitschrift+
ARCHIV. theorie & praxis (previously Archivar, Germany)
 (Association of Canadian Archivists)
Archives and Manuscripts* (Australian Society of Archivists)
Archives and Records (Archives and Records Association)
Archives: The Journal of the British Records Association
Arhivi (Archival Association of Slovenia)
Archivi+ (Italy)
COMMA (International Council on Archives)
ESARBICA Journal: Journal of the Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives+
Fontes Artis Musicae (International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres)
Fonds d’Archives (Archives Society of Alberta)
The Indian Archives (National Archives of India)
International Journal of Digital Curation*
Irish Archives (Irish Society for Archives)
Journal of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives+
Journal of the South African Society of Archivists*
KULA: Knowledge Creation, Dissemination, and Preservation Studies*
La Gazette des Archives
(Association des Archivists Français) Past issues open access online
Levéltári Közlemények 1923-2008 (Hungary)
Studies in Oral History (Australia)
VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture

Related/Allied Professions

The Book and Paper Group Annual (The American Institute of Conservation)
Journal of Documentation
Journal of the American Institute for Conservation
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology
Manuscript and Text Cultures
Manuscript Studies, A Journal of the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies
The Oral History Review
 (Oral History Association)

For library journals, see A Library Writer’s Blog

Past Journals

Archival Practice* (2014-2016)
Archive Journal* (2011-2019)
Journal of Documentary Reproduction
Library and Archival Security
(incorporated into Journal of Archival Organization)
Ms. Archivist
Practical Technology for Archives*

Prologue: The Journal of the National Archives (now Prologue Magazine)
The Reading Room*
Special Libraries
The Teaching with Primary Sources Journal
(Library of Congress)

Other Resources

Eira Tansey’s compiled calendar of archives/library journal publishing frequency.

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