Submission Guidelines

All manuscripts must be submitted electronically via ScholarOne Manuscripts. There are detailed instructions in the submission system, and they should be used in conjunction with these submission guidelines. Authors should contact the managing editor, Kathleen Luckey, if they have any questions or encounter any problems in the system. Authors without Internet access should contact the managing editor to make alternate submission arrangements.

  1. Types of submissions
  2. Instructions for authors
  3. Paper provenance
  4. Policy on prepublication in proceedings
  5. ISR keywords
NIH Public Access Policy

The author is responsible for complying with the NIH Public Access Policy. INFORMS follows Method C of NIH's submission methods guidelines ( and has no obligation to notify an NIH-funded author about the requirement.