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Associate Editor for the Case Studies on Teaching With Primary Sources series


Published: January 27, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp

The Teaching with Primary Sources sub-committee of the Reference, Access and Outreach Section of the Society of American Archivists is accepting applications for the role of Associate Editor for the Case Studies on Teaching With Primary Sources series. For more information about the series, visit: 

The Associate Editor works with the Editor to maintain the Teaching with Primary Sources Case Studies as a contribution to the professional scholarship and illustration of the application of the Guidelines for Primary Source Literacy. The position, in collaboration with the Editor, coordinates the review process and works with peer reviewers. The Associate Editor role shall become the Editor when their term expires, requiring a two-year commitment.  


  • In consultation with the Editor, identify potential authors and solicit proposals
  • Assist in coordinating the peer review process, and work with peer reviewers to provide timely feedback
  • As directed by the Editor, communicate reviews and feedback to authors
  • Promote recently published case studies to the RAO membership and broader community of practitioners

Applications will be accepted to until February 1, 2021. Applicants should submit a statement of interest explaining their experience editing, a writing sample, and a resume/CV. Questions may be addressed to Jen Hoyer at 


Kayla Harris

Librarian / Archivist

University of Dayton

Dayton OH




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