Call for Papers

Topics in Genealogical Theory and Methods is a new e-journal dedicated to exploring issues in genealogical theory, sources, strategies, evidence analysis, and methodology.

TIGTAM is published quarterly online by subscription and is also available in CD-ROM and print formats at the end of each year.


Submit manuscripts on pertinent topics via email to Craig Roberts Scott, CG, Managing Editor, (

All submissions that pass preliminary screening by the editor will be anonymously peer-reviewed by at least three members of the advisory board prior to final acceptance.

No material previously published either in print or electronically (or material simultaneously submitted to other publications, either print or electronic) will be considered.

Authors whose manuscripts are accepted for publication will be asked to make revisions or approve editing changes as needed.

Summary of Style Specifications

Guidelines for submissions coming soon.

FOR MATTERS OF STYLE: Chicago Manual of Style, 15th ed. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003)

FOR CITATIONS: Elizabeth Shown Mills, Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2007)

Footnotes required.
Author's name and contact information to appear only on a separate title page.
Manuscript to be submitted as an e-mail attachment in Word or Word-compatible program.