The Society of California Archivists, the Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists, the Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists, and the Northwest Archivists, Inc. are pleased to announce the establishment of a new peer reviewed open access, online journal — the Journal of Western Archives (JWA). The journal will explore important Western regional issues in archives, the development of the archival profession in the western United States, collaborative efforts and projects amongst cultural institutions, and other topics important to archivists working in the western United States.
The Journal of Western Archives invites paper submissions for the inaugural issue. Submissions received before June 1st, 2010, will be considered for publication in the first issue. Please take a moment and visit the JWA Web site, at http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/westernarchives/, and if you are interested in contributing to the journal please contact the managing editor, John Murphy.