Practical Technology for Archives

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Welcome to the inaugural issue of Practical Technology for Archives!

The intention in launching this journal is to provide a forum for the exchange of, as the title implies, practical solutions to the problems archivists face in processing and presenting their materials. The editorial board and I perceived a gap in the current literature: there are a number of journals for the exchange of archival ideas, theory, and research, but there are none dedicated strictly to the practice of the craft. None focus on the tools of the trade. I hope that Practical Technology for Archives will fill that void. While in these pages you won’t find much theory or research, I hope you will discover solutions, or at least signposts leading you to solutions.