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Call for Applicants - Associate Editor for SAA Case Studies on Teaching with Primary Sources

  • 1.  Call for Applicants - Associate Editor for SAA Case Studies on Teaching with Primary Sources

    Posted May 01, 2024 04:53 PM

    Call for Applicants - Associate Editor for SAA Case Studies on Teaching with Primary Sources

    The Teaching with Primary Sources sub-committee of the Reference, Access and Outreach Section of the Society of American Archivists is accepting applications for the role of Associate Editor for the Case Studies on Teaching With Primary Sources series. For more information about the series, visit: https://www2.archivists.org/publications/epubs/Case-Studies-Teaching-With-Primary-Sources. 

    The Associate Editor works with the Editor to maintain the Teaching with Primary Sources Case Studies as a contribution to the professional scholarship and illustration of the application of the Guidelines for Primary Source Literacy. The position, in collaboration with the Editor, coordinates the review process and works with peer reviewers. The Associate Editor role shall become the Editor when their term expires, requiring a two-year commitment. The expected start date for the Associate Editor is July 1, 2024. 

    Duties: 

    • In consultation with the Editor, identify potential authors and solicit proposals 
    • Assist in coordinating the peer review process, and work with peer reviewers to provide timely feedback 
    • As directed by the Editor, communicate reviews and feedback to authors 
    • Promote recently published case studies to the RAO membership and broader community of practitioners 

    Applications will be accepted to twps-casestudies@archivists.org until June 7, 2024. Applicants should submit a statement of interest explaining their experience editing; their ideas for including more diverse voices, institutions, and/or case studies; and a resume/CV. Questions may be addressed to current editors, Mary Feeney and Kara Flynn, at twps-casestudies@archivists.org 

    Mary Feeney

    Series Editor, Case Studies on Teaching With Primary Sources



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    Mary Feeney
    News Research Librarian
    Liaison Librarian for History, Journalism, and Gender & Women's Studies
    The University of Arizona Libraries
    mfeeney@arizona.edu
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