Month: July 2013

CFP: Social Innovation in Health Care

SOCIAL INNOVATION IN HEALTH CARE: ETHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF CAREGIVING The Culture of Cities Centre, in Conjunction with the Rhetoric & Ethics Research Lab of Carleton University and the Centre for Social Innovation, invites abstracts for an upcoming conference: OCTOBER 25-27, 2013 TORONTO, THE CENTRE FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION. Deadline for Abstract submissions: August 23, 2013 contact: … Continue reading CFP: Social Innovation in Health Care


Journal of Emergency Nursing Seeks New Editor-in-Chief

The Emergency Nurses Association is seeking an experienced nurse editor to guide the strategic direction and provide the highest level of editorial oversight for the Journal of Emergency Nursing (JEN). The editor in chief will collaborate with the ENA Board of Directors regarding editorial tone, the strategic direction of the journal, and will ensure that the … Continue reading Journal of Emergency Nursing Seeks New Editor-in-Chief

CFS: J Alt & Complementary Med

The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine: Research on Paradigm, Practice, and Policy is the premier peer-reviewed journal of scientific work for healthcare professionals, practitioners, and scientists seeking to evaluate and integrate Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) into mainstream practice. The journal delivers original research that directly impacts patient care therapies, protocols, and strategies, ultimately … Continue reading CFS: J Alt & Complementary Med

CFP: Making Transgender Count (TSQ)

Call for Proposals: Making Transgender Count (special issue of TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly) TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly is a new journal, edited by Paisley Currah and Susan Stryker to be published by Duke University Press. TSQ aims to be the journal of record for the interdisciplinary field of transgender studies and to promote the widest possible … Continue reading CFP: Making Transgender Count (TSQ)

Press Director on Scientific Integrity and Open Access Publishing

The Scholarly Kitchen interviews Mike Rossner, retiring director of Rockefeller University Press, on scientific integrity, making research data publicly available and routes to open access. The interview is open access on the blog site:    

Portable Peer Review

Michael Clarke, writing for the Scholarly Kitchen, discusses the announcement of a new "portable peer review" coalition among eLife, BioMed Central (BMC), the Public Library of Science (PLoS), and the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). Authors who submit to a participating journal in the consortium, and are not accepted by that journal, will be able to … Continue reading Portable Peer Review

CFS: Biology Integrative Reviews

Call for Papers: Biology Reviews for Nursing Research Nursing Research invites integrative reviews of current advances in basic biological sciences and translational research relevant to emerging areas of nursing science. Areas of interest include but are not limited to topics in: genetics, genomics, and epigenetics; systems biology/integrative physiology; neuroscience and imaging; computational biology; microbiology and … Continue reading CFS: Biology Integrative Reviews

Article: Bibliometrics, citation indexing, and the journals of nursing

Smith, D. R., &  Hazelton, M. (2008). Bibliometrics, citation indexing, and the journals of nursing.  Nursing & Health Sciences,  10(4),  260-265. Abstract: Bibliometric research has risen in popularity during recent years and an increasing number of investigations now have examined the nursing literature. Our article provides a comprehensive overview of citation-based research in the nursing profession, as well as a discussion of … Continue reading Article: Bibliometrics, citation indexing, and the journals of nursing

Research citation analysis of nursing academics in Canada: Identifying success indicators

Hack, T. T., Crooks, D., Plohman, J., & Kepron, e. (2010) Research citation analysis of nursing academics in Canada: identifying success indicators. Journal of Advanced Nursing 66(11), 2542-2549. Abstract: Aim. This article is a report of a citation analysis of research publications by Canadian nursing academics. Background. Citation analysis can yield objective criteria for assessing the value of published research … Continue reading Research citation analysis of nursing academics in Canada: Identifying success indicators