Call for Associate Editors: Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies

Note: applicants must be members of the New England Archivists in good standing.

The Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies, sponsored by New England Archivists and Yale University Library, seeks applications for Associate Editors. Three positions are available (term starting March 2019).

The Associate Editor works in collaboration with the Managing Editor and other members of the Editorial Board to solicit, select, and develop content for the journal. Primary duties include selection of peer reviewers for assigned submissions and supervising the peer review process in consultation with the Managing Editor, evaluating peer review reports, and making recommendations to the Managing Editor on the suitability of submissions for publication.

Additional duties include participation in programming at events, soliciting submissions, assisting in the development of content, and actively participating in the management of the journal. Terms of service are three years with the opportunity for a second term for a total of six years of service.

JCAS is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that furthers awareness of issues and developments in the work of professional archivists, curators, librarians, and historians. It serves as a locus for graduate students and professionals in library science, archival science, and public history to contribute original works of research and inquiry for peer review and publication. The journal publishes on an article-by-article basis.

Applicants must submit a résumé/CV and a brief statement of interes​t​​ ​to by Tuesday, September 4.

New Issue: Italian Journal of Library, Archives, and Information Science

Vol. 9, No. 2 (2018)


Language as Scientific Instrument: a Preliminary Digital Analysis of Christiaan Huygens’ Last Writings and Correspondence
Ludovica Marinucci

Archival education in the age of social media in Algeria: opportunities and future horizonsArchival education in the age of social media in Algeria: opportunities and future horizonsBehdja Boumarafi, Khaled Mettai

Documents and digital archive in public school sector
Francesco Del Castillo


The space in the library. A methodological reflection
Alfredo Giovanni Broletti

Selling & Collecting: Printed Book Sale Catalogues and Private Libraries in Early Modern Europe

Introduction. The development of the book market and book collecting in the sixteenth century
Giovanna Granata, Angela Nuovo

The collection of Monserrat Rosselló in the University Library of Cagliari
Giovanna Granata

Building an up-to-date library. Prospero’s Podiani use of booksellers’ catalogues, with special reference to law books
Maria Alessandra Panzanelli Fratoni

A sale of books in Genoa in 1583
Graziano Ruffini

Printed catalogues of booksellers as a source for the history of the book trade
Christian Coppens, Angela Nuovo

Book prices and monetary issues in Renaissance Europe
Francesco Ammannati

Prices in Robert Estienne’s booksellers’ catalogues (Paris 1541-1552): a statistical analysis
Goran Proot

Ordinary and extraordinary prices in the Giolito Libri spirituali sales List
Giliola Barbero

Peace at the Lily. The De Franceschi section in the stockbook of Bernardino Giunti
Flavia Bruni

The sale of Italian books in Madrid during the reign of Felipe II: Simone Vassalini’s catalogue (1597)
Pedro Rueda Ramírez

Reports & Reviews

The early printed book. Limits and perspectives of censuses
Fabio Cusimano


New Issue: VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture

VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture
(open access)


Old Stories and New Developments: Engaging with Audiovisual Heritage Online
Alexander Badenoch, Jasmijn van Gorp, Berber Hagedoorn, Judith Keilbach, Eggo Müller, Dana Mustata


Did Grace Kelly Shed a Tear? The Monegasque Royal Wedding as a Disruptive Television Event
John Ellis

‘Great Stuff!’: British Pathé’s YouTube Channel and Curatorial Strategies for Audiovisual Heritage in a Commercial Ecosystem
Eggo Müller

Crossing the Theory-Practice Divide: a Multi-Perspective Reflection on a Practical Course for Film and Television Students
Willemien Sanders, Daniel Everts, Bonnie Van Vugt

Because His Bike Stood There: Visual Documents, Visible Evidence and the Discourse of Documentary
Frank Kessler

Keeping Up the Live: Recorded Television as Live Experience
Karin van Es, Judith Keilbach

Televisual Satire in the Age of Glocalization: The Case of ‘Zondag met Lubach’
Ivo Nieuwenhuis


Is the End of Television Coming to an End?
Jérôme Bourdon

TV on the Radio/ Radio on Television: European Television Heritage as a Source for Understanding Radio History
Alexander Badenoch, Berber Hagedoorn

‘Failed Interviews’: Doing Television History With Women
Dana Mustata

What Is Not in the Archive: Teaching Television History in the Digital Humanities Era
Jasmijn Van Gorp, Rosita Kiewik

‘On the Road Again’: An EMA-Journey to the Origins of Transnational Television in Europe
Andreas Fickers, Andy O’Dwyer, Alexandre Germain

New Issue: RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage

Vol 19, No 1 (2018)
(open access)

Editor’s Note (read it this time, please)
Richard Saunders


Rare Book and Special Collections in Overview: Producing a National Directory
Karen Attar

References to Archival Materials in Scholarly History Monographs
Kris Bronstad

Touch Tables for Special Collections Libraries: Curators Creating User Experiences
Anna Dysert, Sharon Rankin, Darren N. Wagner

Making Book History: Engaging Maker Culture and 3D Technologies to Extend Bibliographical Pedagogy
Courtney Jacobs, Marcia McIntosh, Kevin M. O’Sullivan

Book Reviews

Peter Devereaux and Carla Diane Hayden. The Card Catalog: Books, Cards, and Literary Treasures.
Kathy Marquis

Alison Cullingford. The Special Collections Handbook, Second Edition.
Keith Phelan Gorman

Freda Matassa. Valuing Your Collection.
Colleen Barrett

David Thomas, Simon Fowler, and Valerie Johnson. The Silence of the Archive.
Tamara E. Livingston

New/Recent Publications: Various

HathiTrust Research Center User Requirements Study White Paper.”
Dickson, Eleanor; Green, Harriett; Nay, Leanne; Courtney, Angela; McDonald, Robert.

SPEC Kit 358: Accessibility and Universal Design (Association of Research Libraries)
Spina, CarliCohen, Margaret

“The LGBT+ Archives Project of Louisiana: A Community Organizing Success Story,” Frank Perez, in Queering Education in the Deep South, Edited by: Kamden K. Strunk Ph.D., Auburn University

Now Hear This! Observations on Building Local Music Collections” (Minnesota Underground Music Archives), paper at Music Library Association Conference
Kathryn Hujda

Facing Change: Insights from AAM’s DEAI Working Group

A Guide to the Syuba (Kagate) Language Documentation Corpus

Exploring the Benefits for Users of Linked Open Data for Digitized Special Collections, White paper #1: Transforming special collections metadata into linked open data: mappings, entity reconciliation, workflows implemented & lessons learned
Han, Myung-Ja; Kinnaman, Alex; Cole, Timothy; Foster, Ann; Szylowicz, Caroline

New/Recent Publications: Articles

Managing Copyright in Digital Collections: A Focus on Creative Commons Licences,” Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2018
Caroline Korbel

Arrangement and Description of Architectural Material: My Co-op Experience at Western Archives,” Emerging Library and Information Perspectives, 2018
Richard Gale

Library and Information (LIS) Research Topics in Indonesia from 2006 to 2017,” Library Philosophy and Practice, 2018
EF Mannan, DP Srirahayu, F Mutia – 2018

“‘Flesh and Blood Archives’: Embodying the Oral History Transcript,” The Oral History Review, 2018
Nien Yuan Cheng

From the Bottom Up: Convergence, Professional Identities, and LAM Training,” The iJournal: Graduate Student Journal of the Faculty of Information, 2018
Sarah Kelly

Setting up a ‘Special Relationship’: Students as Co-Creators of a Research-based Curriculum,” The Journal of Educational Innovation, Partnership and Change, 2018
Raphael Hallett, Charlotte Tomlinson, Tim Procter