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Subject: Call for papers--Curator: The Museum Journal

Call for papers--Curator: The Museum Journal

From: Lucas Pam <pam.lucas>
Date: Friday, March 12, 1999
Curator: The Museum Journal, published for the last 41 years by the
American Museum of Natural History, will now be published through a
partnership of the California Academy of Sciences and AltaMira

Call For Papers: Curator: The Museum Journal seeks timely
theoretical and practical articles that explore issues, practices
and policies in the museum profession.

Curator's authoritative articles and reviews include:

    *   Forum: opinions, debates and viewpoints
    *   Articles: research studies, case histories, reports from the
    *   Technical Notes: ingenious solutions to tackling problems
        and challenges facing museum professionals today.
    *   Book and Exhibition Reviews: evaluations by professionals
        with first-hand, behind-the-scenes experience.

Submission Guidelines: Please submit six photocopies in
double-spaced type and an IBM-formatted computer diskette with the
word-processing program clearly labeled. Mailing address (including
telephone, fax and e-mail) for each author and brief biographical
statement for each author (including titles and affiliations) should
be provided on a separate page. An abstract of no more than 150
words must accompany the manuscript. Submitted manuscripts should
not be under consideration by any other publishers while being
reviewed by Curator. Manuscript materials will not be returned.
Curator: The Museum Journal is a refereed journal published
quarterly. Submitted manuscripts will undergo blind peer review.

Please direct correspondence and submission packets to:

    Curator: The Museum Journal
    Attn: Manuscript submissions
    1630 North Main Street, Suite 367
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Samuel Taylor, Editor
Pamela Lucas, Managing Editor

Since 1853, the California Academy of Sciences has dedicated its
efforts to research and educate about the natural world. The Academy
of Sciences is the oldest scientific institution in the West,
founded after the California gold rush to survey the vast resources
of California and beyond. The Academy, which includes the Steinhart
Aquarium and Morrison Planetarium, has grown to be one of the ten
largest natural history museums in the world, and is an
international center for environmental research.

AltaMira Press is a division of Sage Publications, Inc., a leading
journal publisher. AltaMira publishes in the humanities, and has
become one of the leading publishers of professional museum studies
publications. Through this new partnership, California Academy of
Sciences and AltaMira Press will continue to fulfill Curator's
40-year mission to provide a forum for museum administrators,
curators, conservators, educators and exhibitors from around the

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