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Journal of Western Archives - Call for Submissions

July 14, 2023 1:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Journal of Western Archives (JWA) is seeking submissions for an upcoming special issue on the following topic: Collection stewardship in the age of finite resources.

Articles for this special issue could be on any of the following subjects:

  • Reappraisal
  • Deaccessioning
  • Donor relations and managing their expectations
  • Changing collecting scopes and policies – from collecting anything to being more selective
  • Managing/reimagining collection space
  • Innovations in collections management
  • Types of works considered:
  • Research articles
  • Case studies
  • Work-in-progress articles

If you are interested in contributing to this special issue, please submit a draft through the JWA website at:

Submissions received before October 1st, 2023, will be considered for publication in this special issue, which will be published on the JWA website in early 2024. If you have any questions, please contact JWA managing editor, Ryan Lee at

Journal of Western Archives is a peer reviewed, open access, online journal, that gives archivists, manuscript curators, and graduate students in the American West a place to publish on topics of particular interest and relevance to them. To learn more about the journal and our policies and submission guidelines, please take a moment and visit the JWA website at:

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