20 year anniversary report & issue 13.3 editorial

Jonas Söderholm


The year 2017 marked twenty years of publishing for this scholarly journal. The premiere issue of Human IT in 1997 represented an examination of information, text, culture, and the human subject, in the digital-technological milieu. It predicted almost perfectly a brand of publishing which has since matured over forty-two issues – including three double issues and thirteen special themed issues. While, admittedly, researchers from Library and information science writing in Swedish were somewhat overrepresented in early TOCs to get the journal going, it was transboundary from the start. Multidisciplinary – our ambition has always been to cultivate a generous interpretation of humanvetenskap, encompassing the humanities, social science, pedagogy, theology, and behavioural sciences as fruitful perspectives for critical and creative discussion of technology ... Full editorial with images from the anniversary >

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