Sign Out
Logged In:
Tab Image

JORS - Online Access

to see the latest edition, or an archived edition of JORS.


Full papers are only accessible to paying members of the Society. If you are a member and do not yet have your username and password please click here. If you have forgotten your login details, please click here.

Non-members who have registered with the website (e.g. as part of submitting an abstract, or booking a conference) do not have access to full JORS papers. Membership subscription details can be found here.

JORS - Scope

The Journal of the Operational Research Society is published 12 times a year by Palgrave Macmillan on behalf of the OR Society. It is the aim of the Journal to present papers which are relevant to practitioners, researchers, teachers, students and consumers of operational research, and which cover the theory, practice, history or methodology of O.R. However, since O.R. is primarily an applied science, it is a major objective of the Journal to attract and publish accounts of good, practical case studies. Consequently, papers illustrating applications of O.R. to real problems are especially welcome.

  • Real applications of O.R. - forecasting, inventory, investment, location, logistics, maintenance, marketing, packing, purchasing, production, project management, reliability and scheduling 
  • A wide variety of environments - community O.R., education, energy, finance, government, health services, manufacturing industries, mining, sports, and transportation 
  • Technical approaches - decision support systems, expert systems, heuristics, networks, mathematical programming, multicriteria decision methods, problems structuring methods, queues, and simulation

Book Reviews

JORS is currently not publishing book reviews and does not have an appointed book reviews editor.  Please contact Gavin Blackett ( to discus this role.

Register for E-alerts

Sign up for free email alerts of Tables of Contents for JORS, KMRP, JOS, EJIS and OR Insight from Palgrave Macmillan