REMINDER -- ABSTRACTS DUE BY 1 NOVEMBER 2010
Call For Papers: "Electronic Records to Born-Digital Archives:
Evolution in Theory and Practice"
Archivaria #72, Fall 2011
Archivists have dealt with digitally-created records for over 35
years. During this time, the archival profession has made significant
progress towards establishing bodies of knowledge and expertise in
their management. This sector of the profession has evolved
continually in response to changes in technology, society, mandates,
and expectations. The time is right to reflect on and critically
examine this evolution in theory and practice with an eye towards
future professional obligations and possibilities.
Accordingly, Archivaria #72 (Fall 2011) will be devoted to exploring
the theme of "Electronic Records to Born-Digital Archives: Evolution
in Theory and Practice". Mark A. Matienzo, Digital Archivist at
Manuscripts and Archives in the Yale University Library, will serve as
Guest Editor of this special issue.
Contributions to this special issue should address changes in theory
and practice related to electronic records and born-digital archives.
Papers are solicited on, but not limited to, the following topics:
* analysis of historical digital records projects given changes in technology
* perspectives from archival educators on digital records education and training
* the relationship between the archival profession and the digital
* changes in professional and researcher expectations of digital records
* confluences and conflicts in theory/practice between organizational
electronic records and personal digital archives
* collaboration between archives and records professionals and technologists
* evolving conceptions and cross-disciplinary investigation of context
and provenance in relation to digital records
Deadline for expressions of interest:
Expressions of interest consisting of an abstract of the proposed
article (300-500 words) must be received by the Guest Editor by 1
Please feel free to direct questions related to this special issue to
the Guest Editor: Mark A. Matienzo at [log in to unmask]
Final submissions should follow the "Advice to Authors of Submissions
to Archivaria" at:
Deadline for complete manuscripts:
Complete manuscripts are due 1 March 2011.
Mark A. Matienzo
Digital Archivist, Manuscripts and Archives
Yale University Library