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Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture (PDT&C)

Editor-in-Chief: Gibbons, Leisa / Gracy, Karen F.

4 Issues per year

CiteScore 2016: 0.28

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2016: 0.146
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2016: 1.246


    99,00 € / $149.00 / £80.00*

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    Your benefits
    • Variety of perspectives on digital contents
    • International outreach of the journal
    • Interdisciplinary methodology

    Aims and Scope

    Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture (PDT&C) is an international refereed journal of high scholarly standing which focuses on preserving digital content from a wide variety of perspectives, including technological, social, economic, political, and user. Its scope is global, covering projects and practices from key international players in the field.

    The intended audiences for PDT&C are librarians, archivists, museum and other cultural heritage professionals, and educators. The goal of the journal is to provide a timely forum for refereed articles, news, and field notes from around the world.

    In addition to the featured refereed articles, there is a section called Currents which contains news and commentary. Further contributions include invited articles, editorials, and position papers. High quality color illustrations will add to the informative value of the content.

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    • Digital content preservation
    • Culture
    • Information science
    • Library science
    • Preservation and restoration
    • Communication science

    Article formats
    articles, editorials, commentaries, and position papers

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    Instructions for Authors

    Online Submission of Manuscripts

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    Submission process Please note
    • Contributions submitted to this journal must be written in clear and concise English
    • Before submitting a paper please get familiar with our Publication Ethics Statement as well as Journal Policies
    • Once your article is accepted you have the option to publish it open access
    • Our repository policy allows you to distribute 30 PDF copies of your published article to colleagues (the PDF has to include the information that it is an author's copy). Please also feel free to distribute the link to the online abstract
    • If you have any general questions please visit our FAQ page for authors

    We look forward to receiving your manuscript!

    Hybrid Open Access

    For complete details on hybrid open access publishing at De Gruyter please see: https://www.degruyter.com/page/560

    Effective 1st January 2016, authors from an institution affiliated with either the Association of Dutch Universities (VSNU), the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries or some UK libraries participating in the Jisc Collections SMP may publish primary research and review articles open access in any of De Gruyter’s OnlineOpen journals at a discount of 90% of the APC price. For more information and to confirm whether your institution is eligible please see the following:

    The Netherlands: https://www.degruyter.com/page/1461
    The UK: https://www.degruyter.com/page/1462
    Switzerland:  https://www.degruyter.com/page/1463

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    Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture (PDT&C) was formerly published as Microform & Digitization Review. The journal's backfiles can be found here

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    Editorial Information

    Leisa Gibbons, Curtin University; Australia, leisa.gibbons@curtin.edu.au
    Karen F. Gracy, Kent State University; USA, kgracy@kent.edu

    Outgoing Editor-in-Chief
    Michele V. Cloonan, Dean Emerita and Professor, Graduate School of Library & Information Science, Simmons College, Boston, MA; USA; michele.cloonan@simmons.edu

    Editorial Office
    Vanessa Reyes, Editorial Assistant; vanessa.reyes@simmons.edu
    Sidney E. Berger, Associate Editor; sid@pem.org

    Editorial Board
    Noha Adly, Information and Technology (ICT) Sector, Bibliotheca Alexandrina; Egypt; Noha.adly@bibalex.org
    Heather Brown
    , State Library of South Australia; South Australia; Heather.brown@unisa.edu.au
    Stephen Chapman, Harvard Law School Library; USA; schapman@law.harvard.edu
    Huanwen Cheng, School of Information Management, Sun Yat-sen University; China; cheng@mail.sysu.edu.cn huanwen@mail.sysu.edu.cn
    Paul Conway, School of Information, University of Michigan; USA; pconway@umich.edu
    Adrian Cunningham, Digital Archives Program, Queensland State Archives; Australia; adrian.cunningham@archives.qld.gov.au
    Jeanne Drewes, Library of Congress; USA; jdre@loc.gov
    Andy Fenton, Micrographic Services (NZMS); New Zealand; Andy@micrographics.co.nz
    Ross Harvey, AALIA, School of Business IT and Logistics, RMIT University; Australia; rharvey@gmx.com
    Alenka Kavĉiĉ-Colic, National and University Library; Slovenia; alenka.kavcic@nuk.uni-lj.si
    Svend Larsen, Statsbiblioteket DK; Denmark; sl@statsbiblioteket.dk
    Nancy McGovern, MIT Libraries; USA; nancymcg@mit.edu
    Rebecca McGuiness, Open Preservation Foundation, British Library; UK; becky@openpreservation.org
    Irina Podgorny, Argentine National Council for Science (CONICET), Archive of the Museo de La Plata; Argentina; Podgorny@retina.ar
    Dr. André Schüller-Zwierlein, University Library, University of Regensburg; Germany; andre.schueller-zwierleinsz@ur.de

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