Submission of manuscripts

Submission of an article is understood to imply that the article is original and unpublished and is not being considered for publication elsewhere. WORK is committed to the highest ethical standards and best practices in publishing and follows the code of conduct for Committee on Publication Ethics/DOAJ and the ICMJE. Any possible conflict of interest, financial or otherwise, related to the submitted work must be clearly indicated in the manuscript.

By submitting your article to this journal, you agree to the Author Copyright Agreement, IOS Press Ethics Policy*, and IOS Press Privacy Policy.

Authors are requested to submit their manuscript electronically to the journal's online submission system

Publication fee

Please note that for articles submitted and accepted after 1 January 2023, authors are required to pay a publication fee of €300/$300. Publication fees do not apply to feature solicited articles, book reviews and letters to the editor.

A waiver request for the publication fee should be submitted before the initial submission of a paper. Please send your title, abstract, keyword list and author list including affiliations to the Editor-in-Chief, Karen Jacobs (kjacobs@bu.edu), along with your motivation for the waiver. Your request will be evaluated. Waivers are available for corresponding authors from low-income countries as identified by the Hinari Project (https://www.research4life.org/access/eligibility/).

*As of Q3 2024, IOS Press has adopted Sage’s editorial policies. Please go to Sage's Publication Ethics and Research Integrity - Policy Guidelines for Authors for details.