Digital Language Archives


The Electronic Library is currently accepting submissions for a special issue on “Digital Language Archives.”

The special issue aims to provide the first publication that focuses on various aspects of digital language archives theory and practice, history and directions. This Special Issue will explore a broad scope of issues related to digital language archives -- digital libraries that preserve and provide online access to language data. The aims will be met through attracting submissions of researchers (information scientists and linguists) and information professionals who work on digital language archives issues.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • societal/political/legislative/economic factors affecting digital language archives (DLA);
  • administrative structures and partnerships of DLA;
  • collection development in DLA;
  • information architecture, organization, and retrieval in DLA;
  • quality assurance in DLA;
  • usability and user experiences in DLA;
  • theory and history of DLA;
  • evaluations (cases studies and comparative analyses) of DLA
  • education initiatives to support DLA development


Submission deadline:

January 15, 2022


Submission details:

View the author guidelines on the journal homepage:

Please submit your manuscript via our review website: