MAC Newsletter Call For Submissions

June 26, 2017

Hello Michigan Archivists!

I am the new editor of the MAC Newsletter “News from the Midwest” column for Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Ohio. If you, or your repository, are MAC members and would like to submit an article for the October issue the deadline is August 1st! Submissions to News from the Midwest are to be 150 words each and should be accompanied by an image, please see the MAC style guide for more information (authentication required). Please send any articles to bisio.alexandra@gmail.com. Thank you!

Alexandra Bisio


Open Entry, Fall 2015: Last Call!

September 11, 2015

The deadline for submissions to the Fall 2015 issue of Open Entry, the MAA newsletter, is fast approaching. Fortunately, you still have time! Email your items to the editors at openentry.editors@gmail.com by the end of the day on Tuesday, September 15.

Read on for a description of what we typically seek from our contributors.

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Submit to Open Entry this week

September 8, 2009

Any submissions for OPEN ENTRY, the MAA newsletter, should be by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 11th. The actual publication date will be sometime around Friday, October 16th, so you can plan your
submissions accordingly.

Submissions can be e-mailed to Bob Garrett, Open Entry editor, at garrettr1@michigan.gov. They should be in Microsoft Word format and be anywhere from 200-1,200 words. The preferred font is Garamond, 11 pt., but that’s not required (We’ll be happy to change the font ourselves.).

Accompanying images are always welcome. In fact, they’re encouraged. These should be in jpg format, 300 ppi (For the less tech. savy among you: ppi and dpi are the same thing.). The size should be a minimum of 1200 x 900 pixels and a maximum of 1500 x 2100 pixels. If you have questions about scanning or sizing images, then please let the editor know.

Content: We’re interested in any news items or articles relating to Michigan archives, Michigan archivists and the archival profession. These can include literature reviews, reference hints and news from
archival repositories. The latter can include staff changes, collection updates, special projects and promotional events, among other things. If you have any questions on accepted subject matter, then please contact Bob Garrett.