*Call for Papers: Journal of the International Association of Sound and
Audiovisual Archives, Issue no. 43*

*Important Dates*

March 21, 2014: Expression of interest deadline
April 18, 2014: Submission deadline
June 30, 2014: Journal release

Editor: Bertram Lyons, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress (
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*General Call for Papers*

IASA Journal invites proposals covering general topics of interest to the
sound and audiovisual archives communities throughout the world. Articles,
reviews, essays, and technical documents are welcome.

*Issue no. 43 special considerations:*

We encourage submissions that respond to three growing problems for
audiovisual archives today: continued entropy and decay in collections; big
data management and infrastructure; and intellectual property rights.
Please consider submitting an article covering one of these topics or the
results of research that would be of interest to the IASA membership.

Abstracts (maximum 250 words each) may be in French, German, Spanish, or
English. Images can be sent as digital images in GIF, JPEG, PDF, PNG, or
TIFF formats.

Please send an abstract as your expression of interest by March 21, 2014,
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*Information for authors*

1. Articles should be submitted to the editor for consideration at least
two months before published deadlines. If approved for publication, final
versions of articles are due no later than the published deadlines.

2. Soft copy as a .doc file for text should be submitted with minimal

3. Illustrations (photographs, diagrams, tables, maps, etc) may be
submitted as low resolution files placed in the .doc file or sent
separately. Once the article has been accepted for publication,
high-resolution copies will be required and should be sent as separate

4. Use footnotes not endnotes.

5. References should be listed at the end of the article in alphabetic
order and chronologically for each author and should adhere to guidelines
of the Chicago Manual of Style (

6. Authors are encouraged to submit original research or to develop their
conference presentations into more detailed accounts and/or arguments for
publication in the journal. In principle, articles should be no longer than
5,000 words.

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