Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies - Books for Review

  • 1.  Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies - Books for Review

    Posted Jul 26, 2021 05:55 PM

    The Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies (JCAS) seeks book reviewers who are looking to engage with the professional literature. Below is a list of books currently available for review. Sign up by Monday, August 9!


    • Uncertain Archives: Critical Keywords for Big Data edited by Nanna Bonde Thylstrup, Daniela Agostinho, Annie Ring, Catherine D'Ignazio, and Kristin Veel
    • Knowledge Justice: Disrupting Library and Information Studies through Critical Race Theory edited by Sofia Y. Leung and Jorge R. Lopez-McKnight
    • Deconstructing Service in Libraries: Intersections of Identities and Expectations edited by Veronica Arellano Douglas and Joanna Gadsby
    • Urgent Archives: Enacting Liberatory Memory Work (e-book) by Michelle Caswell


    If you would like to cover one of these titles, please email the journal at and include [Book Reviews] in the subject line of your message. Please note in your response: 1) your affiliation and preferred email address 2) if your subject background or expertise matches the subject matter of the book and 3) your preferred mailing address for review copies.


    Please note that Urgent Archives is an e-book and any potential reviewer will need access to an e-reader.


    For more information about being a book reviewer for JCAS, visit:



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    Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies

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