Membership FAQ


How do I join ADHO's constituent organizations (ALLC/EADH, ACH, CSDH/SCHN, centerNet, AADH, JADH)?

To join one of ADHO's constituent organizations (COs), please visit and choose the appropriate subscriber option. Currently you may also choose joint membership in all of ADHO's COs.

What are the benefits of membership?

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations promotes digital research and teaching across the humanities, serving as an umbrella organization for constituent organizations (COs) including The European Association for Digital Humanities (EADH), Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH), Canadian Society for Digital Humanities / Société canadienne des humanités numériques (CSDH/SCHN), centerNet, Australasian Association for Digital Humanities (aaDH), and Japanese Association for Digital Humanites (JADH).

Benefits of joining ADHO COs include:

  •     Belonging to an important professional organization in digital humanities
  •     Discounted registration fees at conferences sponsored by ADHO
  •     Eligibility for young scholar bursaries at the annual DH conference and other events
  •     Eligibility to vote for and run for election in the relevant ADHO Constituent Organization
  •     Helping to build global digital humanities networks
  •     Supporting Special Interest Groups such as GO::DH, GeoHumanities, and Linked Open Data
  •     Helping to support and sustain open access publications such as DHQ, Digital Studies / Le Champ numérique and the forthcoming Digital Humanities Commons
  •     Supporting advocacy efforts in digital humanities
  •     Subscription to LLC. The Journal of Digital Scholarship in the Humanities


Who is my membership officer? How do I contact him/her?

The membership officer serves as a liaison between the associations, OUP, and the members. ADHO's membership officer is David Beavan, who can be reached at; each constituent organization also has its own membership officer.  To contact the membership officer for your constituent organization, use the following email addresses:

When does the membership year start?

The membership year runs from January through December. No prorating of fees is offered.

Are reduced rates available?

Yes. Currently ADHO organizations offer special rates for seniors, students and members coming from countries included on Oxford University Press's developing countries list. In addition, a membership that does not include a subscription to LLC is available for a reduced rate under the "society fee" option. Please see the current rates at

Can I sign up for automated renewal of membership?

OUP has offered automatic renewal of membership paid with by credit card. However, there have been problems associated with this. We are aware of this and are working with OUP to try and improve the automatic renewal facility. If you are having problems with automatic renewal, please email

Can I have joint membership in two associations?

At present, you can either be a member of one association, or joint member of all associations. This may be changing in the future as the institutions look again at membership issues. The rate for joint membership is slightly higher; rates are available at the LLC subscription page.

When are the elections, and how do I vote?

Elections for each of ADHO's constituent associations are held annually. Information about each association's elections may be found at the associations' web sites.

I want to register for the DH conference; how do I get the member discount?

To receive the ADHO member discount at the annual DH conference, you need to join the association or one of its constituent organizations. See "How do I join ADHO", above. When registering for the conference, you will need to enter your subscriber number to receive the member rate.

Payment details

What is the membership fee?

Membership fees are listed at OUP's subscription page for LLC (  There are discounted rates available to senior citizens and students.

What currencies can I pay in?

OUP currently accepts payment in British pounds, US dollars, and Euros. There are no plans to accept any other currencies at present.

Do OUP offer renewal of membership by Direct Debit?

Not at present. We are working with them to try and encourage them to implement this facility.

Do OUP offer payment of membership by PayPal?


Is there a discount if I don't want the print journal?

Yes, you may join under the membership-only option by selecting the "Membership - Society fee" option.

Managing your membership information

How do I manage my membership information?

For all details concerning your membership (and your subscription to LLC), visit When you first subscribe, you may set up your online access by visiting this site and entering your subscriber number (which will be included with your receipt). You will have an opportunity to create a login and password which you can then use to enter the site. Click on "Edit personal details" to manage your subscription details including name and address.

How can I find out if I've paid my membership for this year?

For all questions regarding your subscription to LLC, please contact Paula Thomson at OUP (paula.thomson at oup dot org).

How do I find out my membership number?

Your membership number is listed on the invoice or renewal form you received from OUP for your subscription to LLC. It is labeled "subscriber number" and is located on the far right-hand side of the form. If you cannot find it, please email the membership officer of your association, who should be able to find it for you in their records.

Can I have the journal sent somewhere other than my billing address?

Yes, to update your mailing address information visit and log in with your login and password (see "How do I manage my membership information?" above). Then click on "Edit personal details".

How do I register a change of address?

To update your subscription details, including your mailing address, please go to the OUP website ( and log into your account. If you have forgotten your login details, you can retrieve lost passwords here as well. For additional help please contact Paula Thomson at OUP (paula.thomson at oup dot org).

Problems and Troubleshooting

I just paid my membership and the deadline for conference registration is tomorrow; how can I prove that I paid?

Please send email to, and they will inform you regarding how to proceed.

I paid my membership but I've just received another invoice; how can I get this straightened out?

I've tried to pay my renewal but my payment wasn't accepted--what should I do?

I've accidentally paid my LLC subscription twice--what should I do?

For all questions regarding your subscription to LLC, please contact Paula Thomson at OUP (paula.thomson at oup dot org).

I have a problem or suggestion concerning the user interface for the LLC subscription page.

Suggestions and concerns about the LLC subscription interface should be forwarded to Paula Thomson at OUP (paula.thomson at oup dot org), with a copy to