Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Midden is a quarterly journal, reflecting the rich resources middens offer in archaeological information.

Dedicated exclusively to the Archaeology of British Columbia, it contains:

  • Illustrated articles and news about BC Archaeology
  • A publication list and book reviews
  • Information on upcoming lectures, exhibitions and conferences
  • A full list of all permits issued by the B.C. Archaeology Branch for any archaeological projects undertaken in B.C

 

Section Policies

News

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Features

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Book Reviews

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Extras

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ASBC Pages

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Forum: Archaeology in the Media

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Letters to The Midden

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ASBC News

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Archaeology News

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Archaeology News - no title

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Letters in Response

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Articles

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Reviews

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Recent Publications

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Permits Issued

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Peer Review Process

A number of editors provide proofediting, typically about two contributing editors working in the field of academic or consulting archaeology review each article providing feedback on content and style. 

Following initial submission, editors are given three weeks to provide edits, and then authors are given another three weeks to complete a final draft. Beyond this, there are may be additional back and forth communications prior to publication. If edits are not completed in a timely manner, authors may be asked to resubmit for upcoming issues. 

 

Publication Frequency

Published four issues a year by the Archaeological Society of British Columbia

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides open access to its content 6 months after first distribution of publication to Society members on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...