Guide for Authors

Guide for Authors

  1. Digital Archives and Digital Humanities is a refereed journal that covers topics relevant to digital humanities scholars worldwide. It publishes cutting-edge research papers including empirical study reports, theoretical/methodological papers, literature reviews, and book reviews. Due to the limited editorial resources the following types of works are not considered for publication: translated works, brief comments and communication, unrevised full-length degree theses, etc.
  2. The journal published semi-annually in June and December. Unsolicited manuscripts from all parts of the world are welcomed.
  3. Submitted manuscripts, including invited and unsolicited papers, must be original works. Submission of a manuscript toDigital Archives and Digital Humanities clearly implies commitment to publish in this journal. Previously published papers and papers under review by other publication venues are unacceptable. To be considered for publication, authors are required to obtain copyright clearance for any copyrighted material used in the manuscript.
  4. We publish papers in English or Mandarin Chinese (in traditional Chinese character). A manuscript should not exceed 30,000 in Chinese, 10,000 in English words, and 5,000 in book review, respectively. The author must provide an electronic version of the manuscript (Microsoft Word file), which should include the following information:
  • Titles in both Chinese and English.
  • Author information, including author name, job title, affiliation, and email address, should be provided for all authors; the corresponding author must be specified for co-authored papers.
  • An abstract of approx. 300 characters in length.
  • Up to five keywords
  • Manuscripts must conform to the APA style of citation.
  1. Papers written in Mandarin Chinese must supply the above information in both Chinese and English. Authors who write mainly in simplified Chinese characters are advised to transform the manuscript into traditional Chinese characters
  2. Please refer to the “writing format” of our journal.
  3. All submitted papers will be anonymously reviewed in the related field assigned by the editorial committee.
  4. For the benefit of international readers and indexing services, all the Chinese papers will be accompanied by an extended English abstract, prepared by the authors. The extended English abstract will comprise both a text section of 1,200 to 1,500 words that summarizes the research questions, methodology, main findings and conclusion, as well as a references section that translates all Chinese references into English. A paid English service will be provided to help the author prepare the extended English abstract. More details regarding the paid editorial/translation service can be found in the “translation fees for drafts” page on the website of Digital Archives and Digital Humanities.
  5. The authors who submitted to our journal should agree to authorize our journal with the rights to include the paper in commercial databases to be accessed through the Internet.
  6. Digital Archives and Digital Humanitiesshall not be held accountable for copyright violations. The author is responsible for securing all copyright materials. In cases of violations, the author, not the Journal, shall bear responsibility for any legal consequences.
  7. Acceptance of manuscripts byDigital Archives and Digital Humanities clearly indicates the transfer of copyright ownership from the authors to the journal and its collaborative publisher. The authors, however, retain the rights to re-publish the papers in their monographic publications and to use the papers in teaching and for Internet self-archiving. By transferring the copyright to Digital Archives and Digital Humanities, the authors agree that the journal can:
  • publish the manuscript in the journal and its derivative publications;
  • reproduce and distribute the manuscript in printed, electronic, or other media;
  • provide access to the manuscript in its electronic databases via the Internet and other forms of transmission and authorize other database service providers to provide access.
  1. Online Submission: http://www.ipress.tw/J0113
  2. E-mail: jodadh@gmail.com