Frequently Asked Questions
1. When was the journal initiated?
Journal of Student Research was initiated in the year 2010. We are a standalone national journal that is its own organization and works independently.
2. How many issues do you plan on having each year?
We will be publishing biannually. Therefore, two issues per volume are scheduled.
3. What is the anticipated publishing date of the third issue?
The third issue will be published sometime in October 2012.
4. How is the journal distributed?
JOFSR is an electronic journal. We publish quarterly. We are continuously indexed in Google scholar and will be indexed soon in the Open Archives Initiatives (OAI), doaj.com, Ebsco, Journalseek.net, openj-gate.com, Index Copernicus, and scirus.com.
5. Does the journal have an institutional affiliation?
Journal of Student Research does not have an institution. We are a standalone national journal that is its own organization and works independently.
6. Can Honors program students submit to this journal?
Yes of course! We welcome Honors work as well.
7. Will you accept Graduate Student research projects as well?
Yes we do welcome submissions from graduate students as well.
8. Are papers from recent graduates who has not enrolled in a graduate school eligible to submit?
Yes they can. All submissions MUST be original work and cited where applicable.
9. Can I see the entire Table of Contents?
Since the Journal is open access, you can freely read and download the full text of all articles published on the website. A complete Table of Content can be accessed by clicking on the "Current Issue" tab.
10. Are faculty allowed to co-author articles with students?
Yes. We want all the academic population to achieve maximum benefit through this Journal. We realize that the supporting faculty put much time and effort into the student projects and some are very publishable. Please refer to our Author guidelines.
11. How do readers get access to the articles?
Readers will be able to freely access the articles on our website and search for articles in the indexing sites mentioned above. They are also able to download Full Text (PDF) of the articles from the website.
We have incorporated an RSS feed, and the Android and Apple iPhone apps are due to be released very soon. These technology tools will help keep everyone current with the most recent student research.
12. What is the peer review process?
Reviewers are selected by the Editorial Team at the Journal of Student Research and the estimated time for the review process is 8-12 weeks. JOFSR follows the double blinded closed reviewing policy where the identity of the authors is not revealed to the reviewer and vice versa. Reviewers are faculty from various institutions in the US. To find out more about the review process and the editorial workflow, please go to the Author Guidelines information page.
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