For reviewers

Article review instructions

Reviewers are kindly requested to follow the guidelines for review presented below when submitting the review through the electronic review system. The double blind standard is applied to all reviews.

If you accept the review request, please follow the email instructions you receive and log in the system to mark your acceptance of the request. Then you can download the article for review.

When you are ready to send your review, please select and fill in the apropriate review form (for a full research article, a commentary article or a research note). You can also upload the annotated submission itself if this is convenient. In addition you can also "Add discussion", i.e. send a message to the Editor in charge.

Finally, make sure you choose the appropriate recommendation and submit your review.

Assessment criteria for a full-length research article

The article brings original and significant research important for the field of humor studies
The article has a clear and logical structure
Methodology of the article and the data are reported exhaustively and persuasively
Discussion and conclusions are warranted by the results of the research
The list of bibliographical references is adequate and gives justice to previous research
The style of the article is lucid and the level of English is adequate (nearly native-like).

Assessment criteria for a commentary article

The article discusses significant research important for the field of humor studies
The article has a clear and logical structure
The article takes a persuasive stand on the issues it raises
The list of bibliographical references is adequate and gives justice to previous research
The style of the article is lucid and the level of English is adequate (nearly native-like).

Assessment criteria for a research note

The article reports on significant on-going research important for the field of humor studies
The article has a clear and logical structure
The list of bibliographical references is adequate and gives justice to previous research
The style of the article is lucid and the level of English is adequate (nearly native-like).

Book review instructions

Book reviewers are kindly requested to submit their reviews in the template provided. Book reviews are normally expected to be around 2000 words long.