Do you want to publish with Emerald? Whether you want to publish a journal article, a case study, a book chapter, or a new book or journal, we have the answers you are looking for. The below are answers to common queries and more detailed information is available on our Writing for Emerald page.  

What font do I use in my article?

We do not specify a font. Non cursive fonts are easier to read.

What layout should I use?

Please follow the journal author guidelines which are listed within the journal homepages. Please visit the  journal a-z index to locate the journal to which you wish to submit your article and then follow the link to 'author guidelines' for details. You do not need to have wide margins or double line spacing. If your paper is accepted, it will be typeset to match the journal style. Links to the journal information pages are listed in the.

I have an account on ScholarOne already but I can’t log into a different journal

ScholarOne sites are not linked. If you have registered on one journal it does not give you access to another journal. You will need to register on each journal that you write or review for.

I have a question about author proofs/queries related to pre-acceptance.

Please email the Journal Editorial Office for the journal to which you submitted your manuscript. You can locate the appropriate contact under the 'Editorial Team' link on the journal's homepage. Journal a-z index.

What referencing style should I use?

Please follow the journal author guidelines. Links to the journal information pages are listed in the Journal a-z index.

How long does the peer review process take?

The average time a paper is out for review is 4 weeks, but this can vary. You can check the status of your paper at any time from your Author Dashboard in ScholarOne.

When will I receive a decision on my article submission?

We aim to provide a first decision within 60 days.

When will my paper be accepted?

This can vary depending on revision times and how many rounds of revision the paper requires, but on average an acceptance decision is normally made within 170 days.

How do I submit a LaTex file?

Please upload a PDF version of your article as the anonymous article file. You should upload the LaTex source files as ‘Supplementary File Not For Review’. Please see the above link for full details.

Where do I find the article template?

We do not have article templates, please format your paper in accordance with the journal author guidelines. Links to the journal information pages are listed in the journal a-z index.

For answers to other common queries, please visit our Author Support pages on the main Website.