Reminder: Call for Papers: Journal of the International Association of
Sound and Audiovisual Archives, Issue no. 47

*Important Dates*

*November 14, 2016: Full article submission deadline*
*December 20, 2016: Journal release*

*General Call for Papers*

IASA Journal invites proposals covering general topics of interest to the
sound and audiovisual archives communities throughout the world. Articles,
reviews, essays, and technical documents are welcome.

*Issue no. 47 special considerations:*

We encourage submissions that respond to critical issues for audiovisual
archives today:

* Degradation in legacy physical collections, especially magnetic carriers
* Obsolescence of playback equipment and strategies for acquiring spare
parts for playback machines
* Selecting sustainable and compatible target codecs and wrappers for
A-to-D video reformatting projects
* The proliferation of born-digital audiovisual formats and codecs
* Planning for the necessary technical infrastructure needed to ingest and
manage the large digital collections being created and acquired at sound
and audiovisual archives worldwide
* Intellectual property rights
* Metadata strategies for time-based media objects
* Providing meaningful and useful access to sound and audiovisual
collections for researchers of all kinds and in all locations

Please consider submitting an article covering one of these topics or the
results of independent research that would be of interest to the IASA
membership and the international audiovisual archives community.

The IASA Journal is a peer-reviewed publication. All submissions must
include (1) a separate title page with submitter’s name(s) and
institution(s), and (2) a Word document or plain text submission of the
proposed article (please do not include the submitter’s name on any part of
this document).

Submissions may be in French, German, Spanish, or English. Supporting
images can be sent as digital images in GIF, JPEG, PDF, PNG, or TIFF

Please submit articles no later than *November 14, 2016*, via email to the
editor: [log in to unmask]

*Information for authors*

1. Soft copy as a .doc file for text should be submitted with minimal
2. Illustrations (photographs, diagrams, tables, maps, etc) may be
submitted as low resolution files placed in the .doc file AND
high-resolution versions for publication must also be sent separately as
3. Use footnotes not endnotes.
4. References should be listed at the end of the article in alphabetic
order and chronologically for each author and should adhere to the
guidelines of the Chicago Manual of Style (http://www.
5. Authors are encouraged to submit original research or to develop their
conference presentations into more detailed accounts and/or arguments for
publication in the journal. In principle, articles should be no longer than
5,000 words.

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Thanks, and best --

Bertram Lyons, Editor, IASA Journal

Bertram Lyons, CA
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