The Idaho Archaeologist is published semi-annually by the Idaho Archaeological Society in cooperation with the College of Arts and Sciences, Boise State University. The Idaho Archaeologist is the journal of the Idaho Archaeological Society, a non-profit association of professional and amateur archaeologists, organized under the laws of the State of Idaho.
Subscriptions (2 pdf issues/year) are $15.00 per year.
Make your check or money order payable to Boise State University and mail to:
Department of Anthropology
Boise State University
1910 University Drive
Boise, ID 83725-1950
Please provide the email address you would like the pdf issues to be sent to.
Ongoing subscriptions can be paid via credit card through the Idaho Archaeological Society web site.
- Credit card: go to the Boise State online purchasing website (Touchnet)
- Check or money order: download and complete the Idaho Archaeologist Back Issue Order Form and mail it to the department. Department of Anthropology, 1910 University Drive, Boise State University, Boise, ID 83725-1950
Download a List of Idaho Archaeologist article titles by volume and issue (PDF)
Manuscripts should be submitted electronically to the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org. Papers should be submitted in Microsoft Word. Figures, tables, maps and other illustrative material should be placed within the text by authors. Figures should not have borders. Illustrations should have appropriate scales and captions and be referenced in the text. Manuscripts should have a title, author(s) names, abstract, key works (5-6), main topic headings (introduction, methods, findings, results, conclusion as appropriate), acknowledgements (if desired), references cited and contact information for author(s) to include affiliation and email contact. Footnotes and endnotes are not accepted with the exception of notes within tables. Appendices are not accepted. Font size and style must be 12 point and Calibri. In general, the journal conforms to the style sheet of Plains Anthropologist. The journal expects authors to review and edit manuscripts prior to their submission.
Manuscripts submitted to the journal are subject to peer review. Authors should expect two peer reviews per article. Reviews are normally returned within six weeks of submission. Reviewers suggest publication, publication with revisions and rejection. Short notes, comments and book reviews are evaluated by journal staff. Authors are encouraged to submit the name of one potential reviewer. This individual should have familiarity with the topic of the submitted manuscript.
Authors will receive a galley proof of their article prior to publication. Proofs should be corrected using standard proofer’s marks and returned within 48 hours of receipt. Only minor editorial corrections are permitted. Authors requiring additional time to review a galley should immediately contact the editor.