accepts unsolicited reviews of print and non-print material.
However, we discourage unsolicited reviews conducted by advisees,
colleagues, spouses or friends of an author or artist. Such
relations place the reviewer's credibility into question and make a
reviewer vulnerable to conflict of interest.
welcomes reviews from researchers and writers in all
disciplines. Each submission is reviewed by three to seven peer
reviewers with final decisions reported to the
author, usually within three months.
If your manuscript is accepted for publication, you will be asked to
License to Publish
agreement along with a processing fee of $99.95.
Why is this fee necessary?
click the link
General Guidelines and read the section
at the end of the page titled
Charge a Processing Fee.
Unlike some traditional and online journals, we
do not charge a submission fee for
reviewing a manuscript for publication consideration.
We publish reviews of the following types of works from the current
and previous year.
Films and documentaries
Computer games and video games
1. Submit your review to
SJI Editor as email attachments.
The email subject should be
Submission to Journal of Reviews.
manuscript may follow
any style manual (APA, MLA, Chicago, etc.).
3. The manuscript must be your original work.
Include a cover page as a separate file attachment (it should NOT be
in the same file that contains your manuscript). To facilitate
anonymous reviews, indication of authorship should appear only on
this page. This separate cover page must contain the following
Title of the Work being Reviewed
Your Academic Department or Discipline
Type of Work being Reviewed
(book, film, video, etc.))
Field or Discipline or Subject Matter
of the Work being Reviewed
Desired field of reviewers (Since the Journal of Reviews
covers multiple fields or disciplines, we need to ensure that your
is sent to peer reviewers in your specific field. Please
specify your desired field of peer reviewers.
your manuscript as a separate file attachment. At the beginning of
the article, state the title of the manuscript. Below the title,
state "Submitted to the Journal of ...(name of journal)."
Your manuscript must be edited
and polished to high professional standards. Submissions with
numerous grammatical errors will not be sent out for peer reviews.
article should begin by citing the work being reviewed, with
bibliographic information including, author or editor of the work,
full title including any subtitle, copyright date, place of
publication, publisher, length, ISBN Number, and price if available.
The review should contain a brief description of the structure and
contents of the work, a statement of its purpose and scope,
and a critical appraisal of the work. It should assess the work's
value and usefulness, strengths and weaknesses, and provide
recommendations and complete information on how to access the
resource. Reviews should be informative, fair, and balanced. Treat
authors with respect, and express your ideas in courteous,
temperate, and constructive terms. Reviews can be up to 10 pages