Call for Applications: Contributing Reviewers, Digital Humanities Quarterly (DHQ)

(Call from many email lists.) DHQ is seeking one or more new Contributing Reviewers to write and recruit reviews of all forms of digital humanities publication. The reviewers work as a team, led by the Reviews Editor, to develop reviews of books, software tools, digital publications, and other appropriate reviewable content. Our goal is to cultivate an active, international group of reviewers who can cover the full range of DH-related topics and publications in multiple languages.
You are: a wide reader, passionate about some area of digital humanities, interested in helping to shape the field, able to work as part of a geographically distributed team.
We are: an open-access online journal of digital humanities, published by the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations at We publish a wide range of material on all areas of digital humanities research and practice. Although the journal is currently published almost entirely in English, we are interested in reviewing DH publications from all languages.
If you’re interested, please send email to with the following information:

  1. Background: who are you and what do you do?
  2. What do you think makes for a good book, site, or software review?
  3. In what geographic or linguistic areas could you cultivate a pool of reviewers? How would you go about cultivating such a pool?
  4. With what research domain(s) within the DH research community are you most closely connected?
  5. What is the realistic time commitment you could make to this role? How would it fit in with your other activities?

Please send any questions to Sarah Buchanan, DHQ’s Reviews Editor, at


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