The International Society for Respiratory Protection

Journal - Frequently Asked Questions

The Journal of the ISRP (JISRP), the official Journal of the International Society for Respiratory Protection, publishes theoretical and applied research in the field of respiratory protection. The JISRP publishes technical papers on original work and new analyses of previous research. In addition, the JISRP publishes solicited and unsolicited review articles on topics related to respiratory protection, including, but not limited to, program administration, implementation, and training.  Papers will be accepted provided they meet these criteria and have not been or will not be published elsewhere, in whole or in part, without the expressed written permission of the Journal.  Papers accepted for publication become the copyright of the JISRP.


Detailed information on Manuscript Submission, Optional Open Access, Manuscript Production and Format Requirements may be found in the detailed Instructions to Authors.

 Instructions for Authors

Manuscript Submission, Production and Format Requirements

Manuscripts are to be submitted by email to and meet the requirements stated in the full Instructions to Authors PDF file.

Optional Open Access

Authors have the option to publish their paper under open access, whereby for a fee their paper will be made freely available online upon publication where any reader can view and download the paper. 

If you do not choose the open access option, your paper will be published with the standard subscription- based access.

Open access papers will be published immediately on acceptance.

Request to Authors

The author should provide the names and contact information (complete physical and email addresses; telephone number) of as many as three potential reviewers in order to facilitate the peer review process.  Co-authors or collaborators within the past three years are ineligible. Also excluded from consideration are individuals who have provided advice or critiques of the submitted manuscript.  The editor will consider these individuals in the process of assigning referees.

Letters to the Editor

The “Letters” section is an open forum for readers to comment and question material published in the JISRP.  Letters will not be reviewed except to exclude obvious errors and to ensure good taste.  The Editor reserves the right to edit for length.  Anonymous letters will not be published.   

Institutional Subscriptions

Subscriptions for larger institutions are available upon request.  All requests related to institutional subscriptions must go through the Journal Editor () and the Treasurer () of the Society.