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Members who are logged in can view our journals and magazines in our publications section. Below you can learn about how to submit manuscripts and articles to all our journals and to Impact magazine and Inside OR magazine.

OR Society Journals

by Taylor & Francis

Published on behalf of The OR Society by Taylor & Francis, our journals provide the latest high-quality, peer-reviewed research on operational research, information systems, knowledge management, simulation, health systems and business analytics.

How to submit manuscripts to our journals

Author Instructions for submitting a manuscript are available on the Taylor & Francis website.  These include language, presentation and reference format, proofs and author PDFs, copyright policy and publication ethics. In order to submit a paper, authors need to: 

Step 1: visit the Taylor & Francis website and find the specific journal’s online submission page
Step 2: ensure that they have conformed to the script requirements
Step 3: submit their paper

Impact Magazine

Case studies for the business community

Impact magazine is packed with real-world examples of how to use operational research and analytics to make better decisions. It‘s full of thought-provoking articles and it‘s FREE.

Submitting articles for Impact

Suggestions for articles in Impact are welcomed. Please get in touch with the editor via the form below to discuss your proposed submission. He is looking for articles that tell good stories of implemented analytical work in non-technical language and accompanied by quote(s) from satisfied client(s). The preferred length is about 1500-2000 words. If you prefer someone else to write the article, that can be arranged.

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Get in touch with the Impact editor

Completing this form will put you in touch with the editor of Impact magazine to discuss your submission

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Inside OR

Society news and views for our members

Published monthly in electronic and printed form, Inside OR contains news about current events in OR, forthcoming meetings, conferences and training courses, awards and prizes that are available, and articles of interest to the OR community.

Submission Guidelines for Inside OR

The editorial staff are always on the lookout for article submissions from academics, practitioners and students concerning society business and events, news from members and general features directly related to the theory and practice of operational research and analytics. Adherence to these guidelines is necessary to ensure that we meet our newsletter printing and posting deadlines.

Format for article submissions:

  • MS Word document of 500 words. Longer submissions considered on an individual basis
  • Articles may be edited for space, grammar and accuracy
  • Inside OR content adheres to the Oxford University Style Guide – Download a copy
  • Submissions that are too technical, self-promoting, not relevant or inaccurate will be rejected
  • The editor’s decisions on all contributions are final and no correspondence will be entered into
  • If you are submitting an article on behalf of someone else or a committee, and you want to have input into the version that is printed, then you will need to make any amendments to the article before sending it to the dedicated Inside OR inbox
  • You will not see your article again until it is published
  • Deadline for submissions for consideration for the following month’s issue is the first of the preceding month, i.e. 1 December for the January issue.
    • Revised submissions will not be accepted after the submission deadline unless the article is to appear in a future issue, not the next month’s issue.
    • If the first of the month falls on a weekend or a bank holiday, the submission deadline will be the last working day before the first.

Photo and image submissions

Please submit print-quality, high-resolution photos or graphics (charts, graphs, etc.) attached to your email submission (not embedded in emails or other documents) as a JPEG, TIFF, PSD, EPS or AI file. Print-quality resolution for this publication is ideally 3508 pixels x 2480 pixels or scans made at 300dpi. Alternative file transfer arrangements may be made for images that are too large to email. Do not submit copyrighted photos, graphics or content unless you are the copyright holder or have written permission for reproduction from the copyright holder, which should be attached as part of your submission. Photos and graphics copied from websites are almost always not suitable for commercial printing and are usually copyrighted by someone. Citing a web link is not an acceptable alternative to copyright permission. Graphics created in PowerPoint or MS Word are not commercial print-quality. If you do not have an image to go along with your article, then the editorial staff may be able to find a suitable one after your article is accepted for publication.

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