Frequently Asked Questions

I would like to submit my work to JHR, what is the best way to do so?

Answer: All submissions must now go through our new ScholarOne Submissions site which can be found at See our “submission guidelines” for more detailed information.



Will I recieve confirmation of of my submission?

Answer: Yes, upon successful completion of a submission through our ScholarOne system you should recieve an automated confirmation that we recieved your submission almost immediately. If you do not, it is a good idea to follow up on your submission by e-mailing


I am having problems submitting through JHR’s ScholarOne site. What might I be doing wrong?

Answer: ScholarOne generally works smoothly, but if you are having a problem make sure you are filling out all required fields, particularly that you are inputing your e-mail address correctly. Also make sure you are submitting word documents (.doc or .docx files) and not PDFs (this is the most common source of problems)


Does JHR accept papers longer than 30 pages?

Answer: As a rule no. All authors are encouraged to keep the text of submissions to under 30 pages. However, in special instances exceptions are made.


How long does the review process typically take?

Answer: The average review time is 8-12 weeks from the time the article is accepted for review.


I recently had my work published in JHR, can I get additional copies?

Answer: In a word, yes. Corresponding authors will receive one complimentary issue and complimentary PDF file of their articles. They will have the option to order offprints or complete issues at the proofs stage.