Managing Editor: Rosemary K. J. Davis, Yale University

The Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies (JCAS) is sponsored by the Yale University Library and New England Archivists (NEA), and is hosted by Yale University Library’s institutional repository, EliScholar. JCAS is currently accepting submissions of original works of research and inquiry from professionals and graduate students in library science, archival science, and public history.

Please see the Journal Overview for a full explanation of the journal’s aims and scope.

Recent Content



Perspectives and Practices: Archival Processing Metrics Survey Findings
Cyndi Shein, Sarah R. Jones, Tammi Kim, and Karla Irwin


Toward a competency framework for Canadian archivists
Anne Daniel, Amanda Oliver, and Amanda Jamieson

Book Reviews

Case Studies


“Who’s Driving the Bus?” or How Digitization Is Influencing Archival Collections
Kathelene McCarty Smith, David Gwynn, Beth Ann Koelsch, and Jennifer Motszko

Conference Report