CPF: Journal for the Society of North Carolina Archivists Special Topical Issue: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Special Collections: Critical Efforts

Journal for the Society of North Carolina Archivists
Special Topical Issue: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Special Collections: Critical Efforts
Call for Papers

J-SNCA is an annual online journal that seeks to address the theoretical, practical, and scholarly concerns of North Carolina’s archival profession. The editorial board of J-SNCA invites members of the research and archival communities to submit articles for a themed issue that will be titled, “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Archives and Special Collections: Critical Efforts.” The issue will be published in the winter of 2019.

This notice is a broad call for papers [shorter articles 2,500-5,000 words in length] that discuss efforts to ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion within the context of our collections, our institutions, and our professional lives.

Deadline: Deadline for article submission is October 1, 2019. Article proposals are welcome and encouraged. Submission guidelines at http://www.ncarchivists.org/publications/journal-of-the-society-of-north-carolina-archivists-j-snca/manuscript-submission-guidelines/

Submission Contact: Kristen Merryman, Managing Editor – merryman.kristen@gmail.com

New Issue: Journal of the Society of North Carolina Archivists

J-SNCA Vol. 15, 2018

Front Matter 

CFP: Journal for the Society of North Carolina Archivists

Journal for the Society of North Carolina Archivists

Special Topical Issue:   Collecting Communities

Call for Papers

J-SNCA is a peer-reviewed journal that seeks to support the theoretical, practical, and scholarly aspects of the archival profession.

The editorial board of J-SNCA invites members of the research and archival communities to submit articles for a themed issue, Collecting Communities, to be published online in fall 2017.

Today, many in the archival profession are actively working to identify, document, and better serve communities that have been underrepresented, misrepresented, or entirely unrepresented in their collections. Marginalized communities, communities whose histories are documented in non-traditional formats, or communities that primarily exist in the online world all present challenges and opportunities for archivists to collaborate with community members and make archives – both their collections and their services – more inclusive and far-reaching.

This notice is a broad call for papers [shorter articles 1,500-4,000 words in length] that discuss specific ways archives are working to document and collaborate with communities.  We would be particularly interested in articles that discuss the broader lessons and meanings that collecting communities has for the larger archival community.

The deadline for article submission is August 1, 2017. All members of the archival community, including students and independent researchers, are welcome to submit articles.  Contributors need not be members of Society of North Carolina Archivists or live in the state of North Carolina.  Article proposals are welcome and encouraged.

Submission guidelines can be found at http://www.ncarchivists.org/publications/journal-of-the-society-of-north-carolina-archivists-j-snca/manuscript-submission-guidelines/