On behalf of the Society of Mississippi Archivists, The Primary Source Editorial Board is pleased to announce its latest call for papers. Please feel free to pass this call along to colleagues and students who may have an interest in publishing with us.
The Primary Source, the official journal of the Society of Mississippi Archivists, is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to supporting the research of archivists, librarians, and historians in Mississippi and beyond. Student papers are welcomed and encouraged.
The Primary Source welcomes research articles, case studies, systematic literature reviews, and professional resources. Topics that might be appropriate for The Primary Source include, but are not limited to:
The Primary Source welcomes the following article types:
Articles submitted for peer review should be between 3,000 and 6,000 words (depending on article type) and follow the Chicago Manual of Style (17th edition), notes and bibliography format. Manuscripts should be submitted as a Word document. Text, including block quotations, should be 12 pt Times New Roman font and double-spaced. Figures and tables are acceptable and should be embedded in the text with short, descriptive captions.
The author's name and contact information should appear only in appropriate fields in the submissions manager, not on any submitted documents. Authors will also be required to submit a 250-word abstract and cover letter to the submissions manager; do not include these in the manuscript.
How to Submit
To submit a paper, please visit the journal website: http://aquila.usm.edu/cgi/submit.cgi?context=theprimarysource
Please contact the editor-in-chief, Carrie P. Mastley (email@example.com), for any inquiries.
Primary Source web address: http://aquila.usm.edu/theprimarysource/
Publication Timeline (Tentative)
Deadline for Submissions: December 15, 2022
Publication Date: April 15, 2023