Editor-in-Chief: Brenda M. Ryals, PhD
ISSN: 0196-0202
Online ISSN: 1538-4667
Frequency: 6 issues / year
Ranking: Otorhinolaryngology 3/43
Audiology & Speech Language Pathology 3/22
Impact Factor: 2.833
Best 2014 Paper: EDITORS AWARD

Benefits of phoneme discrimination training in a randomized controlled trial of 50-74-year-olds with mild hearing loss, Ear and Hear 35, e110-e121 by Melanie A. Ferguson, Helen Henshaw, Daniel P.A. Clark, David R. Moore (2014). Access the article for free: http://journals.lww.com/ear-hearing/Fulltext/2014/07000/Benefits_of_Phoneme_Discrimination_Training_in_a.13.aspx

Good studies showing any benefit of auditory training are difficult to find, and this article uses a high level of evidence procedure (RCT) and addresses an important target population particularly for home-delivered training

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Journal Evolves to ONLINE-ONLY

 Ear & Hearing is Going Green!
Did you know that Ear & Hearing is going green in January of 2015? Your journal is advancing into the future as an online-only journal. Online-only publication is better for you as you get articles:

  • faster
  • integrated with datasets and audio files
  • articles are accessible forever in a digital format
  • available on your mobile everywhere

and no trees are harmed in the production process!




Open Access Mandates and Options

Ear & Hearing now provides authors with an open access option which allows your article to be freely available to read, download and share from the moment it publishes. 

The open access option from LWW is only offered to authors whose articles have been formally accepted for publication. Once your paper is accepted for publication, you will have the choice to pay a fee to allow perpetual unrestricted online access to your published article to readers globally, immediately upon publication. 

Authors retain their copyright for all articles they opt to publish open access. For more information please go to Instructions for Authors at: http://edmgr.ovid.com/eandh/accounts/ifauth.htm.

NIH Funded Studies and Public Access

Ear & Hearing is compliant with governmental and institutional funding agency public access requirements. As a service to our authors, LWW will identify to National Library of Medicine (NLM) articles that require deposit pursuant to the funding agency requirements. 

The Copyright Transfer Agreement provides the mechanism for identifying such articles (e.g. acknowledged partial or whole funding through the NIH, Wellcome Trust, RCUK, CIHR, or Howard Hughes Medical Institute). 

Authors with questions regarding Ear and Hearing policy for different funding agency requirements for public access should contact the Editorial Office at: eheditor@jmu.edu.