Submission and Review Process
To assure anonymity during the review process, the cover page of the manuscript must include only the title of the article. The subsequent pages should have no references to the authors. There should not be any Acknowledgments in the manuscript; these will be added to the document if the manuscript is accepted for publication.
- A faculty mentor and student researcher(s) work
to design and execute the project. The student submits the manuscript to the mentor
for review and editing. The review process must start with the faculty mentor
and a manuscript should only be submitted after the mentor is satisfied that
the submission meets the highest standards in the field. We suggest that the
manuscript be reviewed by at least one other faculty member in the department
before it is submitted.
- Manuscripts are submitted in the correct format
(see General Guidelines and Instructions to Authors) to KJUR@ship.edu. Submitted manuscripts which are not in the
correct format will be returned for format compliance prior to the review
- The KJUR managing editors receive the manuscript
and assign a manuscript number (Year-Number, e.g. 2013-06) and then forward to the
appropriate associate editor. If a
conflict of interest exists an alternate associate editor will be selected.
- The associate editor is responsible for finding
three reviewers for each manuscript. Editors
may choose to serve as one of the reviewers.
No more than two reviewers can be from the same campus and each
manuscript must have three reviewers related to the discipline.
- Reviewers will complete a reviewer form and
provide feedback as stated on the form. All
changes suggested to the manuscript should be tracked using the reviewing
toolbar in MS Word, comments should be inserted using the same toolbar. Summary comments should be added to the
- Reviewers will return the completed review with
appropriate comments to the associate editor within four weeks of receiving the
manuscript; it is recommended that reviewed manuscripts be returned within two
weeks. The editor will then provided
feedback and a summary of the reviewers’ comments to the managing editors along
with their recommendation regarding acceptance for KJUR following letter “G” on
the reviewer recommendation form (1- Accept in current form; 2- Accept with
revisions; 3- Reject.)
managing editor will contact the student author and faculty mentor (or current
contact) regarding the decision on the manuscript.
manuscripts should be resubmitted to KJUR@ship.edu
within 30 days of the initial manuscript review decision. All correspondence with the editors must
include the manuscript number in the subject line of the email.