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Chapters and Loose Papers: A Newsletter for Students of Archival Science

Chapters and Loose Papers

Volume 2, Issue 1 of the student publication Chapters and Loose Papers is now online. Quoting the publication’s About Page: “Chapters and Loose Papers is the official SAA newsletter for students of Archival Science.”

Congratulations to the full editorial board listed in the current issue: Walter Butler (UCLA), Maureen Callahan, and Andrea Medina-Smith (Simmons College). It is a nice mix of reports from student SAA chapters, book reviews and short essays on a variety of topics. The essays included cover archives in the news, special projects and technology topics. On a personal note, I was pleased to see abbreviated versions of two of my blog posts officially ‘in print’.

For those of you who are students, Chapters and Loose Papers is looking for submissions for Volume 2, Issue 2. The deadline is March 1, 2008 and you can e-mail your writing directly to The official theme for this issue is Community Service. Submissions are welcome from Student SAA Chapters as well as individuals.

Topics of interest listed for this issue are:

  • Student Chapter Happenings
  • Student Projects:
    • Papers
    • Research Pursuits
    • Community Involvement
  • Internship Experiences
  • Technology
  • Archives in The World:
    • Current Events
    • Pop Culture
    • Literature Reviews

So what are you waiting for? Go read the current issue and consider submitting content for the next one. Writing is good for you – and the more interesting stuff we all submit, the more fabulous each issue of Chapters and Loose Papers will become.

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