Active Journals

Michigan Journals provides an affordable, efficient, integrated, born-digital publishing solution for important journals in niche areas. We are particularly interested in partnerships with journals that share our interest in and commitment to broad distribution and accessibility, common-sense approaches to copyright, and evolving models for scholarly communication. Through adherence to  external standards, we help our partners demonstrate editorial excellence and meaningful impact.

Please see a complete list of our active journal titles below. We invite you to visit each journal’s website for more information, including contact details and submissions guidelines.  

Archived or discontinued journals are found here, and you can find additional background on our services for journal publishers here.

Additionally, you can read our preservation statement here.

Absinthe: World Literature in Translation: A literary magazine that emphasizes publishing works previously untranslated to English. 

Ars Orientalis: A journal of the latest research in art of the Middle East and Asia. 

Belin Lecture Series: The published lectures of the David W. Belin Lecture in American Jewish Affairs.

Café Shapiro Anthology: An annual event where undergraduate student writers, nominated by their instructors to participate, read from their creative works. 

Circus: Arts, Life and Sciences: Disseminates cutting-edge research and promotes diverse practices in the circus arts across disciplinary boundaries. 

The Connector: Puts a spotlight the University of Michigan Library.

Conversations Across the Field of Dance: Dedicated to current themes and debates in the field of dance studies. 

Currents, Journal of Diversity Scholarship for Social Change: Offers cutting-edge diversity scholarship and research to inform researchers, practitioners, leaders, policymakers, and the broader public conversation. 

Deaf Studies Digital Journal: The world’s first peer-reviewed journal dedicated to advancing the cultural, creative, and critical output of published work in and about sign languages and Deaf culture. 

Dialectic: Analytical study and criticism that will enlighten and inform a diverse audience of design educators.

Ergo: An open access philosophy journal accepting submissions on all philosophical topics and from all philosophical traditions. 

Film Criticism: Aims is to bring together scholarship in the field of cinema and media studies.

Frankel Institute Annual: The journal of The Jean & Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies. 

Global Storytelling: Journal of Digital and Moving Images: An interdisciplinary forum for intellectual debates concerning the politics, economics, culture, media, and technology of the moving image. 

Great Lakes Botanist: The quarterly journal of the Michigan Botanical Society.

Human Figurations: Long-term Perspectives on the Human Condition: An interdisciplinary open-access, peer-reviewed journal supported and sponsored by the Norbert Elias Foundation. 

International Computer Music Conference Proceedings: Interweaves peer-reviewed paper presentations with concerts of new computer music.

Journal of Cinema and Media Studies: The peer-reviewed, scholarly publication of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS). 

Journal of Electronic Publishing: Research and discussion about contemporary publishing practices.

Journal of Muslim Mental Health: Exploring social, cultural, medical, theological, historical, and psychological factors affecting the mental health of Muslims in the United States and globally. 

Journal of Practical Ethics: Bringing the best work in philosophy to bear on pressing issues of public, political or interdisciplinary interest. 

Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association: The only academic journal devoted exclusively to Lincoln scholarship. 

Media Industries: Critical studies of media industries, institutions, and policies worldwide. 

Michigan Family Review: Articles and critical literature reviews about contemporary problems confronting families and those who provide service to them. 

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning: Research, theory, pedagogy, and other matters related to academic service-learning, campus-community partnerships, civic engagement, and engaged/public scholarship in higher education.

Michigan Journal of Medicine: A student-led journal designed to publish and promote scientific and clinical research generated by the members of the University of Michigan.

Michigan Quarterly Review: Short fiction, essays, poetry, and translation.

Music and Politics: Exploring the interaction of music and politics. 

NASIG Conference Proceedings: Promoting communication, information, and continuing education about serials, electronic resources, and the broader issues of scholarly communication. 

Performance Arts Resources: Resource materials in the fields of theatre, popular entertainment, film, television and radio.

Philosophers' Imprint: A refereed series of original philosophical papers. 

Philosophy, Theory, and Practice in Biology: Work from philosophers of science and theoretically-inclined biologists.

Saksaha: A Journal of Manchu Studies: Advances and promotes informed scholarship on all aspects of Manchu studies.

Social Development Issues: Serves as a scholarly forum linking multiple disciplines, nations, and cultures. 

Ticker: The Academic Business Librarianship Review: Publishes original research, commentary, conference reports, case studies, renovation profiles, stories of innovation, articles on library management and best practices.

To Improve the Academy (TIA): The flagship peer-reviewed publication of the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD Network). 

Translating the Americas: A digital platform for publication and open access distribution of translations of important, previously published articles and book chapters. 

Undergraduate Journal of Public Health: A student-run publication that aims to increase students' awareness by highlighting local, national and global public health issues.

University of Michigan Undergraduate Research Journal: A student-run research journal with a mission to build connections between undergraduate students, graduate students, and the public.

Weave: Features articles on user experience (UX) for librarians and professionals in related fields.