dialectic Dialectic seeks to publish scholarship, analytical study and criticism that will enlighten and inform a diverse audience of design educators, design researchers and scholars, and design practitioners who are and have been engaging in diverse forms of teaching, research and professional practice, and who are seeking to share and construct new knowledge and understandings in and across these areas.


jcms JCMS: Journal of Cinema and Media Studies is the peer-reviewed, scholarly publication of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies.
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The Journal of Electronic Publishing

the journal of electronic publishing The Journal of Electronic Publishing (JEP) is an open access journal that publishes research and discussion about contemporary publishing practices, and the impact of those practices upon users. Our contributors and readers are publishers, scholars, librarians, journalists, students, technologists, attorneys, and others with an interest in the methods and means of contemporary publishing.

Journal of Muslim Mental Health

journal of muslim mental health

The Journal of Muslim Mental Health is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed academic journal and publishes articles exploring social, cultural, medical, theological, historical, and psychological factors affecting the mental health of Muslims in the United States and globally. The journal publishes research and clinical material, including research articles, reviews, and reflections on clinical practice.

Media Industries

media industries Media Industries is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that supports critical studies of media industries, institutions, and policies worldwide.

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

michigan journal of community service learning

The Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning or MJCSL is an open-access journal focusing on research, theory, pedagogy, and other matters related to academic service-learning, campus-community partnerships, and engaged/public scholarship in higher education.

  • Widen the community of civic engagement educators, engaged scholars, and their community partners in order to expand the number of groups and individuals who experience the benefits that accrue through engaged scholarship.
  • Encourage research, theory, pedagogy in civic engagement, campus-community partnerships, curriculum-based and co-curricular service-learning, and engaged/public scholarship.
  • Honor and develop the intellectual vigor of students, staff, faculty, and community partners.
  • Contribute to the growth of civic engagement and engaged/public scholarship in order to develop a civic temper that inspires collective action to expand access and opportunity to political, economic and social power.
  • Encourage interdisciplinary approaches to complex social issues.
  • Promote scholarly innovation that reflects and advances diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Michigan Journal of Medicine

michigan journal of medicine

Welcome to the website for the Michigan Journal of Medicine, commonly known as MJM. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis! Please email current editors-in-chief, Samantha Lyons and Anuj Patel, at editorinchief.MJM@umich.edu with any questions, and remember to follow us on Twitter @MichJMed!

NCID Currents

ncid currents The National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID) Currents publication connects scholarship in diversity, equity, and inclusion to practice and public discourse. Currents is a scholarship to practice journal that translates cutting-edge research into concise, accessible discussions to inform researchers, practitioners, leaders, policymakers, and the broader public conversation. All papers undergo a two-part review process including a review by content experts and review for public accessibility.

Philosophers' Imprint

philosophers' imprint

Philosophers' Imprint is a refereed series of original papers founded by Stephen Darwall and J. David Velleman. The Imprint was founded in the spirit of the Open Access movement, whose mission is to promote a future in which funds currently spent on journal subscriptions are redirected to the dissemination of scholarship for free, via the Internet.

Social Development Issues

social development issues Social Development Issues is a refereed journal of the International Consortium for Social Development (ICSD). It is published three times a year in February, July, and November. It serves as a scholarly forum linking multiple disciplines, nations, and cultures. The journal's purpose is to promote consideration of issues that affect social justice as well as the development and well veing of individuals and their communities. The journal is committed to the advancement of social, cultural, political, and economic theories including pollicy and practice (and their interrelationship) within a global context.

Ticker: The Academic Business Librarianship Review

ticker: the academic business librarianship review Published by the Academic Business Libraries Directors (ABLD), Ticker is a forum for the exchange of the research, best practices, and innovative thinking in business librarianship and business library management.

Trans-Asia Photography Review

trans-asia photography review

The Trans-Asia Photography Review is an international refereed journal devoted to the discussion of historic and contemporary photography from Asia. Two issues are published annually, in the fall and spring. Readers can join our email list to be notified additionally about special events pertaining to photography in Asia.

Undergraduate Journal of Public Health

undergraduate journal of public health The Undergraduate Journal of Public Health is a student run publication at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor that works to increase students' awareness of and involvement in public health debates, highlighting local, national, and global public health issues through data- and practice-driven scholarship. ​

University of Michigan Undergraduate Research Journal

university of michigan undergraduate research journal University of Michigan Undergraduate Research Journal is a student-run research journal with a mission is to build connections between undergraduate students, graduate students, and the public, as well as among the different academic disciplines, through the publication of non-technical articles in all fields of research.

Weave: Journal of Library User Experience

weave: journal of library user experience

Weave: Journal Of Library User Experience is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal for library user experience (UX) professionals published by Michigan Publishing. More about Weave.

Global Storytelling: Journal of Digital and Moving Images

global storytelling: journal of digital and moving images Global Storytelling: Journal of Digital and Moving Images is a new journal founded by Editor-in-Chief Ying Zhu, hosted at Hong Kong Baptist University, and published by Michigan Publishing. Please review the journal mission and editorial board.

Film Criticism

film criticism Film Criticism is a peer-reviewed, online publication bringing together scholarship in

the field of cinema and media studies since 1975.


ergo Ergo is an open access philosophy journal accepting submissions on all philosophical topics and from all philosophical traditions. This includes, among other things: history of philosophy, work in both the analytic and continental traditions, as well as formal and empirically informed philosophy. Ergo is strongly committed to diversity and especially welcomes submissions from members of groups currently underrepresented in philosophy.

Absinthe: World Literature in Translation

absinthe: world literature in translation

Absinthe: World Literature in Translation is a literary magazine that emphasizes publishing works previously untranslated to English. We publish fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Owned and operated by the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan, Absinthe is edited by graduate students, as well as by occasional guest editors. 

Purchase our most recent issue, “Through German: Contemporary Literature in Translation,” here.

Conversations Across the Field of Dance Studies

conversations across the field of dance studies Conversations Across the Field of Dance Studies is an annual publication of Dance Studies Association dedicated to current themes and debates in the field of dance studies. Each issue is edited by (a) different guest editor(s) and is published online in an open access format. As such, Conversations is a venue in which scholars, artists, and educators of dance and related disciplines can respond quickly and publicly to current events and pressing issues as identified by members of an international dance studies community.

The Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association

the journal of the abraham lincoln association
The Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association is the most important periodical in the field of Lincoln studies. As a Lincoln biographer, I rely on it heavily for both ideas and information.

David Herbert Donald, Harvard University

The Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association (JALA) is the only academic journal devoted exclusively to Lincoln scholarship. In addition to selected scholarly articles—on Lincoln in the popular media, for example, or British reactions to the War— the journal also features photographs and newly discovered Lincoln letters and documents.

JALA is the official journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association. The journal is published in print by the University of Illinois Press and is made freely available to read online by Michigan Publishing. Online issues are published six months after the print version.

JALA began with vol. 9 (1987) is the successor to the Papers of the Abraham Lincoln Association (ISSN 0195-914X), which was published in vols. 1 to 8 (1979 to 1986) and is also available on this site.

You can also search all ALA publications hosted at the University of Michigan Library.