Month: January 2014

Predatory Open-Access Online Journals

With the start of the new year, it’s a good time to remind ourselves that the online open-access journal publishing world looks more like an American Wild West frontier town than the sober scholarly journal world of yesteryear. As librarian Jeffrey Beall has recently pointed out, new predatory journal scams include those in health sciences: … Continue reading Predatory Open-Access Online Journals


50,000 and Counting!

Over the winter break, NursingWriting welcomed its 50,000th visitor! Founded in 2008, NursingWriting supports academic, clinical and professional nurses as writers, announcing calls for submissions to publications and proposals to conferences, providing tips on writing.

CFS: Health Emergency and Disaster Nursing

Call for Papers:  Health Emergency and Disaster Nursing Journal  We are pleased to announce the launch of a new journal devoted to the field of disaster nursing. Health Emergency and Disaster Nursing (HEDN) is the first dedicated, international, peer-reviewed academic journal that supports and contributes to disaster prevention and regeneration by bringing the wisdom of nursing … Continue reading CFS: Health Emergency and Disaster Nursing