Journal of Technology in Human Services  (Formerly Computers in Human Services)

   A Taylor & Francis Journal

Official Journal of HUSITA

  Journal description Best Article Awards

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Abstracts of articles appearing in JTHS

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Become a HUSITA member and receive JTHS for $30 (online version) or $60 (online & print version)


Submitting, and revising manuscripts to JTHS

Types of articles preferred and not preferred by JTHS

Becoming the editor of a special issue/book combination of JTHS

Applications (interactive software/hardware tools) reviewed in JTHS

Books, informational CDs and electronic media reviewed in JTHS

World Wide Web sites reviewed in JTHS

Editorial Board members

Description of the Journal

The Journal of Technology in Human Services explores the uses and potentials of computer and related technologies in mental health, developmental disabilities, welfare, and other human services.  It covers the full range of applications, including direct service technologies.  It not only provides the necessary historical perspectives on the use of technology in the human service field, but it also presents articles providing technology literacy and state-of-the-art developments.  

The Journal of Technology in Human Services focuses on areas such as:

Impact Factor and Related Ratings

Taylor and Francis is obtaining an Impact Factor for JTHS from Thomson Reuters.  The SJR H-Index, which correlates highly with a Journal's Impact Factor, is 11.  Other sources have the H-Index as 13 and the G-Index as 18. 


Earn Software and Books by Becoming a Reviewer for JTHS

Reviewers receive a working copy of the software or book with the agreement that they will write a review for the journal within two months of receipt.  The Journal of Technology in Human Services (JTHS) posts notices of software to review on the HUSITA listserv.  To subscribe, go to and follow directions.

Best Article Award Winners, 2004-2007; 1999-2004

Best Article Award, $1000 provided by Taylor and Francis Publishers, 2007-2010  (Click for video)

1st place 2004-2007 ($1000 award provided by anonymous donor)  (click for picture)

1st Place 1999-2004 ($1000 award provided by Haworth Press)   (click for picture)

2nd Place

3rd Place

Indexed/Abstract information

See inside cover of Journal for current indexing information.