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Digital Scholarship Journals, Presses, and Conferences

This page lists the leading digital scholarship journals, presses, and conferences in the field of DH.

See our DH Community Announcements page for lists of active CFPs and recent publications.

Journals and Presses

Debates in the Digital Humanities

Debates in the Digital Humanities is a hybrid print/digital book series that explores debates in the field as they emerge. Debates publishes both biannual volumes to highlight current issues and special volumes on topics of pressing interest.

Debates in the Digital Humanities is looking for a new team to edit the next general volume in the series. Proposals are due by January 31, 2024.


Digital Humanities Quarterly

Digital Humanities Quarterly (DHQ), published by the Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) and the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO), is an open-access, peer-reviewed, digital journal covering all aspects of digital media in the humanities. DHQ publishes a wide range of materials from articles to editorials, case studies to field reports, experiments, and reviews of books, websites, new media art installations, and DH tools.


Digital Scholarship in the Humanities

Digital Scholarship in the Humanities (DSH), published by Oxford University Press, is an international, peer reviewed journal which publishes original contributions on all aspects of digital scholarship in the Humanities including long and short papers on on theoretical, methodological, experimental, and applied research, and reviews of books and resources.


Digital Studies / Le champ numérique

Digital Studies / Le champ numérique (DSCN) is an open access journal, published for the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO), which focuses on the intersection of technology and humanities research. DSCN invites articles on the application of technology to cultural, historical, and social problems, on the societal and institutional context of such applications, and the history and development of DH.


Journal of Cultural Analytics

The Journal of Cultural Analytics is an open-access journal for scholarship that applies computational and quantitative methods to the study of cultural objects (sound, image, text), cultural processes (reading, listening, searching, sorting, hierarchizing) and cultural agents (artists, editors, producers, composers). They invite submissions of articles, data sets, and debates.


Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative

The Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative, the official journal of the Text Encoding Initiative Consortium, publishes the proceedings of the annual TEI Conference and Members' Meeting. The Journal also invites articles on topics of digital scholarly editing, linguistic analysis, corpora creation, and newer areas such as mass digitization, semantic web research, and editing within virtual worlds.


Scholarly and Research Communication

Scholarly and Research Communication is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, open-access online journal that publishes original contributions to the understanding of production, dissemination, and usage of knowledge. Scholarly invites contributions in formal research and analysis, technical reports and demonstration, commentary, and review.


Textual Cultures

Textual Cultures: Texts, Contexts, Interpretation, published biannually as an open-access digital journal by the Society for Textual Scholarship, publishes work that analyzes texts within the complex cultural-historical settings in which they are created, revised, made public, disseminated, and received. They invite submissions of scholarly essays and reviews.


Topics in the Digital Humanities

Topics in the Digital Humanities is a series published by the University of Illinois Press. They invite manuscripts that will advance and deepen knowledge and activity in the field.

Conferences

ACH

Hosted by the Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH), their annual conference provides a forum for conversations on an expansive definition of digital humanities in a broad array of subject areas, methods, and communities of practice.


DH

Hosted by the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO), their annual DH conference is the largest event of the international DH community and unites scholars from across the globe.

Learn more about DH2024.


Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School

The Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School (DHOxSS) offers insights, inspiration and training to anyone with an interest in the Digital Humanities, including academics at all career stages, students, project managers, and people who work in IT, libraries, archives, cultural heritage, and related industries.


DHSI

The Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) is an annual digital scholarship training institute hosted (as a hybrid event) by the University of Victoria, Canada. Each year, DHSI welcomes independent scholars, faculty, staff, and students from the arts, humanities, library, and archives communities to participate in a community-based learning environment.

Learn more about DHSI 2024 (June 3-7, 2024 and June 10-14, 2024).

Every year, CoDHR sponsors five scholars to represent Texas A&M at DHSI and attend one course of their choosing. Faculty, staff, and graduate students are eligible to receive a course sponsorship. Learn more about a CoDHR Sponsorship to DHSI 2024.


DLF Forum

The Digital Library Federation Forum (DLF Forum) welcomes digital library, archive, and museum practitioners from member institutions and the broader community to present their work and share their experiences and practices.


Global Digital Humanities Symposium

The Global Digital Humanities Symposium, hosted annually by Digital Humanities at Michigan State University (now as a hybrid event), offers discussions, presentations, and workshops focused on the intersections of critical DH, race and ethnicity, feminism, intersectionality, and gender, and anti-colonial and postcolonial frameworks.

Learn more about the 2024 Symposium (March 18-20, 2024 online and March 22-23, 2024 in-person at Michigan State University).


HASTAC

The Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory (HASTAC) holds an annual conference that is hosted by affiliate organizations at locations around the globe. HASTAC welcomes attendees who are dedicated to using the open web to change the way we teach and learn.


MLA

The Modern Language Association (MLA)'s annual convention hosts a variety of sessions on language, literature, writing, pedagogy, and media studies.

Learn more about MLA 2024 (January 4-7, 2024 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania).


Society for Textual Scholarship

The Society for Textual Scholarship's annual conference welcomes all those whose work explores the ideological structures and material processes that shape the creation, transmission, reception, production, and interpretation of texts, broadly conceived.


Text Encoding Initiative

The Text Encoding Initiative hosts an annual members' meeting and conference for peer-reviewed papers, posters, tool demonstrations, and meetings of the TEI special interest groups.