Digital archiving has been practised more and more in recent years, because of its significant potentials and long-term benefits. Bibliometric based review was applied to examine the digital archive research publications from the web of science from 1989 to 2019. A total of 639 publications were obtained with a steady increase of publications every year. There were diversified research topics, which were categorized as computational aspects of digital archiving, libraries role in digital archiving and digital archiving practices in medicine. Keyword analysis highlighted the interdisciplinary approach of digital archiving practices. The study also aids in summarizing the status quo and growth patterns of digital archive research.