Month: May 2013

CFS: Am J of Nursing

American Journal of Nursing (AJN) – ranks 29/95 of nursing journals with Impact Factor of 1.119. AJN reaches more nurses than any other nursing journal through our robust print, digital, iPad, institutional, and social media channels. AJN publishes original research, QI and review articles as primary feature articles and CE articles. We also publish shorter, … Continue reading CFS: Am J of Nursing


Creative Routine

Most people would probably think it improbable to see "creative" and "routine" as companions in the same sentence. However, because you are reading this, you aren't "most people." This week on Brain Pickings, Maria Popova examines "The Pace of Productivity and How to Master Your Creative Routine": Productivity and creativity are habits, not inspired moments. Hope … Continue reading Creative Routine

Call for Clinical Editors (Book Publisher)

CALL FOR CLINICAL EDITORS Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins seeks nurses to serve as Clinical Editors for books in the award-winning Incredibly Easy Series, as well as other popular reference titles. As Clinical Editor, you will aid with a book’s revision by identifying items that require updating, soliciting contributors and reviewers, performing review, and … Continue reading Call for Clinical Editors (Book Publisher)

Chronicle: Researchers and Scientific Groups Make New Push Against Impact Factors

Reported today in the Chronicle of Higher Education: More than 150 researchers and 75 scientific groups issued a declaration on Thursday against the widespread use of journal "impact factors," blaming the practice for dangerous distortions in financing and hiring in science. The impact factor "has a number of well-documented deficiencies as a tool for research assessment," the scientists said … Continue reading Chronicle: Researchers and Scientific Groups Make New Push Against Impact Factors

CFS: MedSurg Matters!

MedSurg Matters! Newsletter: MedSurg Matters! is the official member newsletter of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) and is indexed in the Cumulative Index in Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL). It contains peer-reviewed clinical articles and is distributed six times a year as a benefit of membership. Each issue includes at least one CNE … Continue reading CFS: MedSurg Matters!

CFS: ANIA Newsletter

ANIA Newsletter, the official newsletter of the American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA), is a benefit of membership that includes clinical articles dedicated to advancing adult health nursing practice, clinical research, and professional development. Unless clearly specified, the views expressed in articles, columns, and letters published in ANIA Newsletter represent the opinions of the authors and … Continue reading CFS: ANIA Newsletter

OMICS Threatens OA Critic Beall

If you're like most academic nurses, you've probably been spammed by OMICS,  a group that publishes specious open-access journals and hosts conferences. This group landed on Jeffrey Beall's carefully vetted list of "Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers" on the Scholarly Open Access Web site. Now Beall, a U Colorado librarian, finds himself … Continue reading OMICS Threatens OA Critic Beall