Microform & Imaging Review: Call for Articles


Microform & Imaging Review is an international journal that includes articles about digital and microform (microfilm/microfiche) technologies and collections. Please contact Ken Middleton (ken.middlet@gmail.com) if you are interested  in writing an article or a review for the journal.

Possible topics for Articles:

-Case studies of building digital collections
-Offering digital for access / microfilm for preservation
-Newspaper digitization from microfilm
-Library 2.0 technologies and digital collections
-digital media centers for student/faculty use
-digital/microfilm collections in collection development
-overview of current digitization / microfilm equipment
-promoting microfilm collections in the digital age 


Digital Collections for Review:

*Adam Matthew Publications
*China: Trade, Politics and Culture, 1793-1980
*Everyday Life & Women in America, c1800-1920
*Perdita Manuscripts: Women Writers, 1500-1700
*Slavery Abolition and Social Justice 1490-2007
*Virginia Company Archives

Alexaner Street Press
*African American Music Reference
Manuscript Women's Letters and Diaries from the American Antiquarian Society

*Human Rights Documents Online (Brill)

Digital Library Federation
*Aquifer American Social History Online (http://www.dlfaquifer.org/)

Duke University Press
The Carlyle Letters Online

British Literary Manuscripts Online (June 2008)

IDC Publishers (http://www.idcpublishers.com/)
*Human Rights Documents Online
*Western Books on China Online

*Colonial State Papers

*Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980
Also the Readex "Crossroads"research tool

Rotunda (Univ. of Virginia Press)
Papers of Thomas Jefferson

Microform Collections

As a general rule, I require that a reviewer already has access to the complete collection that she is reviewing.
Possible collections to review follow. In addition, most collections published in the past 5 years are candidates for review.

Adam Matthew Publications
*Receipt Books, c1575-1800, from the Folger Shakespeare Library
*Shaw: The Papers of George Bernard Shaw

Primary Source Microfilm
The Changing Men Collections: A Chronicle of the Modern
Men's Movement

Latin American History and Culture: An Archival Record

Native America: A Primary Record