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A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals

ISSN: 15501906 | Current volume: 20 | Current issue: 2 Frequency: Quarterly

Entering its 16th year of quarterly publication, Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals is a multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that seeks timely exploration of the issues, practices, and policies related to collections by addressing all aspects of handling, preserving, researching, interpreting, and organizing collections.

In 2004, Collections was established by Hugh Genoway (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), who also edited the journal. Volumes 3 and 4 were edited by Pamela White (Western Illinois University). Collections is currently being edited by Juilee Decker (Rochester Institute of Technology).

Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals is led by the Editor and guided by members of the Editorial Board. Editorial Board members serve as advisors to the Editor and perform a variety of roles, including identifying topics for issues of the journal; providing content for the journal; approaching potential contributors; reviewing submissions; encouraging submission to and support of the journal among colleagues in the field. Currently, the Editorial Board comprises international scholars and practitioners in the field of museums, archives and special collections, and libraries. If you are interested in serving on the Board, please contact the Editor at jdgsh@rit.edu.

The readership of Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals is interdisciplinary across the fields of libraries, archives, and museums as well as across disciplines including anthropology and sociology; biology, botany, natural history and related fields; art, architecture, and design history; photography and film; history and literature. Readers are welcome from all disciplines and fields of study. Readership of, and submissions to, the journal come from institutions as well as individuals from six continents.

Published by SAGE Publishing, Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals is a multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that seeks timely exploration of the issues, practices, and policies related to collections by addressing all aspects of handling, preserving, researching, interpreting, and organizing collections. Archivists, librarians, curators, collections managers, registrars, scholars and professionals at every stage of their research and career are encouraged to submit their work to the journal. Submitted manuscripts will undergo blind peer review.

Recent articles have addressed the following areas of interest: women and collections; photographic preservation and collections management; the Smithsonian Institution Transcription Center; Atlantic world archives of Louisiana; provenance research; and legal issues involving collections.

Editor
Juilee Decker Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Editorial Board
Paul Akpomuje Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
Whitney Baker University of Kansas,Lawrence, KS,USA
Susan A. Barrett Barrett Archival Consulting, LLC, USA
Jolie Braun Ohio State University,Columbus, OH,USA
Diane Bruxvoort University of North Texas Libraries,Denton, TX,USA
Mary Coughlin The George Washington University, USA
Alexa N. Cummins Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, USA
Sandro Debono University of Malta, E.U
Vanessa Delnavaz Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, USA
Leisa Gibbons State Records Office of Western Australia
Catharine Hawks National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, USA
Kellen Hinrichsen Steele County Historical Society, USA
Susan Keitumetse Okavango Research Institute, University of Botswana, Botswana
Rebecca Kennedy Curae Collections Care, LLC
David Kreidler Harley-Davidson Museum, USA
Greg Lambousy New Orleans Jazz Museum, USA
Victoria (Tori) Van Orden Martinez Linköping University,Linköping ,Sweden
Katelyn McMullin Nebraska State Museum, USA
Carrie W. Meyer University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
Melissa Q. Miller Smithsonian Institution, USA
Adriana Munoz The National Museums of World Culture (Statens museer för världskultur), Sweden
Margot Note Margot Note Consulting, LLC
Laurel A. Racine National Park Service, USA
Michele Reilly University of Arkansas, USA
Consuelo Sendino Natural History Museum, Madrid, Spain & Natural History Museum, London, UK
Dee Stubbs-Lee The New Brunswick Museum, Canada
Sanaeya Vandrewala Independent Researcher, Mumbai, India
Nancy E. Villa Bryk Eastern Michigan University,Ypsilanti, MI,USA
Robert Waller Protect Heritage Corp, Canada
Barbara Wood National Trust, UK
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