The Journal of Archival Organization is an international, peer-reviewed journal encompassing all aspects of the arrangement, description, and provision of access to all forms of archival materials.
JAO addresses a broad range of issues of interest to the profession including archival management and staffing, archival technologies, the arrangement and description of records collection, collection growth and access, grant-funding, and institutional support. Articles addressing academic, public and special/corporate libraries, museums and governmental agencies are all welcome.
Possible topics may include, but are not limited to:
Management and staffing issues relating to archival organizational functions; specifically, arrangement and description of historical records collectionsInnovative approaches to methods of intellectual and physical accessRetrieval of historical records in information systemsReviews of projects and procedures, standards, and issues in organizing archival collections for storage and onsite use and availability through the InternetInnovations in Reading Rooms or reference practices that interact with the tools created through arrangement and description
How to submit:Manuscripts should be submitted electronically to Marta Deyrup firstname.lastname@example.orgThe separate abstract page should be single-spaced to include a 100-word abstract, list of keywords for indexing purposes, and author(s) footnote (name, title, affiliation, address, and email address), with identification of the corresponding author.
References, citations, and general style of manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with the APA Publication Manual, 6th ed. Cite in the text by author and date (Smith, 1983) and include an alphabetical list of references at the end of the article.
For more information about the Journal of Archival Organization, please visit the journal's webpage: www.tandfonline.com/WJAO
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