Take advantage of the updated features on the Nursing Research webpage!
• Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor and author responses provide a forum for discussing the contents of Nursing Research. Click on the “Letters to the Editor” button to read and send Letters to the Editor.
• Open Manuscript Review
With permission of all authors, documents generated during the course of editorial review are “opened” following acceptance of selected manuscripts. Click on the “Open Manuscript Review” button to access the documents, now conveniently organized by topics including clinical/research teaching focus, methodology, scientific integrity, and illustration of the review/revision process.
• Reviewers and Review Guidelines
Nursing Research is a peer-reviewed journal with two review panels. All papers submitted for peer review are assessed by at least two members of the scientific review panel. Papers based on application of advanced quantitative methods are also reviewed by a member of the statistical review panel, whose expertise covers measurement, statistics, and analytics/data mining. Click the “For Authors and Reviewers” tab for a list of reviewers, and for review guidelines.
• Editorials and Editorial Commentary
To facilitate communication with the community of nurse scientists, editorials and editorial commentary are now freely available on-line without a subscription. Look for this material on the “For Authors and Reviewers” tab!
Two recent special issues of Nursing Research are freely available on the website.
Scroll down to find the 2011 Supplement “Health Trajectory Research: Advancing Person-centered Nursing Science” and read about how longitudinal studies and models can be used to advance nursing science.
Find the focus issue on Statistics in the “Free Content” area. Papers in this issue illustrate application of recent statistical advances in nursing research, including item response theory, newer structural equation models for assessing measurement equivalence, and issues arising from causal analysis and missing data.
Keep an eye on the Open Access link in the “Free Content” area for more freely available content with each issue.
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