Sunday, December 06, 2015

CFP - The Reading Room: A Journal of Special Collections

The Reading Room: A Journal of Special Collections is now accepting manuscript submissions for its Fall 2016 issue (volume 2, issue 1). The submission deadline for manuscripts is April 22nd, 2016.

The Reading Room is a scholarly journal committed to providing current research and relevant discussion of practices in a special collections library setting. The Reading Room seeks submissions from practitioners and students involved with working in special collections in museums, historical societies, corporate environments, public libraries and academic libraries. Topics may include exhibits, outreach, digital collections, mentorship, donor relations, teaching, reference, technical and metadata skills, social media, “Lone Arrangers”, management and digital humanities.

The journal features single-blind, peer-reviewed research articles and case studies related to all aspects of current special collections work.

The editors strongly encourage queries from authors regarding potential articles for The Reading Room. Please email before submitting your manuscript.

For more information about submission policies, including our first issue from Fall 2015, please visit the journal’s website: