About Digital


Digital (ISSN 2673-6470) is an international, multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed, open access journal that covers topics on computer sciences, such as digital signal processing, artificial intelligence, data science, etc.; and the digitization of social sciences, such as medical and health sciences, agricultural sciences, humanities, management, economic and education, etc. Our aim is to encourage scientists or researchers to submit papers on digital technologies and digitization initiatives, digital transformation, digital innovations and digital application in all areas. We publish:

  • Research results (original research, controlled trials, case studies, feasibility and pilot studies, qualitative and quantitative studies);
  • Research protocols and study designs;
  • Review articles (literature reviews, systematic reviews, market reviews, critical reviews);
  • Current topics and opinion pieces (e.g., digests of policy, regulation and legislation), editorials, commentaries, essays, and brief communications.

Electronic files, media, or software regarding the details of the research, calculations, and procedures can be deposited as supplementary material.

 There is no restriction on the length of the papers.


Digital Technologies

  • Data Science
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Big Data Technologies
  • Digital Communications and Networks
  • Blockchain Technologies
  • Digital Multimedia Processing
  • Data Analytics
  • Text Mining and Analysis
  • Data Visualization
  • Safety and Security
  • Digitized Data and Digital Conversion
  • Data and Software as a Service
  • Wearable Computing
  • Simulation and Gamification

Digital Humanities and Society       

  • Digital Ecosystems
  • Smart Cities and Buildings
  • Social Media and Online Social Networks
  • Journalism and New Media
  • Digital Multimedia Broadcasting
  • Online Publishing
  • Learning and Education Analytics
  • Distance Education and Teleworking
  • Digital Society Policies and Regulations (GDPR)
  • Responsible and Transparent Data Science
  • E-democracy and E-government
  • Data Curation and Internet Archiving
  • Computer Literacy and the Digital Gap
  • Cultural Trends and Analytics
  • Sport Analytics
  • ICT-enhanced disaster management

Digital Health

  • Electronic and Mobile Health (eHealth, mHealth)
  • Internet Health Care and Telemedicine
  • Health Information Systems
  • Health Informatics
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Medical Data Systems
  • Medical Device Interoperability
  • Software as a Medical Device (SaMD)
  • Wireless/wearable Medical Devices
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Connected Health
  • Genomics and Personal Genetic Information
  • Wellness and Prevention
  • Gerontology and Social Care Services
  • Patient Accessibility

Digital Economy

  • Electronic Commerce (E-commerce)
  • Mobile Commerce (M-commerce)
  • Electronic Business (E-business) Technologies
  • Business Process Management and Outsourcing
  • IT in Finance, Accounting and Auditing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Financial Technologies (Fintech)
  • Digitization of Franchising
  • B2B, B2C, B2G, C2C Advancements
  • ERP and CRM Advancements
  • Auction Technologies and Policies
  • Legal and Ethical Issues

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

Digital is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications. MDPI works with Publons to provide reviewers with credit for their work.

Book Reviews

Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal's News & Announcements section.

St. Alban-Anlage 66
CH-4052 Basel

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Digital will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2021 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


Reprints may be ordered. Please contact for more information on how to order reprints.

Announcement and Advertisement

Announcements regarding academic activities such as conferences are published for free in the News & Announcements section of the journal. Advertisement can be either published or placed on the pertinent website. Contact e-mail address is .

Editorial Office

Ms. Zoe Wang
Managing Editor

For further MDPI contacts, see here.

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