About the Journal : CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing

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About the Journal

​Mission Statement
CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing serves to advance the science of nursing informatics through peer-reviewed, evidence-based, original research and information from clinical and educational settings, to promote the specialty by disseminating information about relevant professional nursing informatics activities, and to provide a resource for all involved in the implementation and management of health information technology within the nursing and healthcare practice.

About the Journal:
For over 30 years, CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing has been at the interface of the science of information and the art of nursing, publishing articles on the latest developments in nursing informatics, research, education and administrative of health information technology. CIN connects you with colleagues as they share knowledge on implementation of electronic health records systems, design decision-support systems, incorporate evidence-based healthcare in practice, explore point-of-care computing in practice and education, and conceptually integrate nursing languages and standard data sets. Continuing education contact hours are available in every issue.

History of CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing:
CIN began in 1983 as a newsletter called Computers in Nursing. Founding editor, Gary D. Hales guided the journal from this modest beginning to the journal it is today. In January 1995, Leslie H. Nicoll was appointed Editor-in-Chief and remains the driving force of the journal today. The journal was officially renamed CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing in 2002.

Due to high demand, beginning in 2011, CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing transitioned from a bi-monthly publication to a monthly journal published online with an alternate print component.

Indexing Information:
CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing was one of the first Nursing journals to receive an Impact Factor and today, the journal is indexed in Clarivate Web of Science in the Medical Informatics, Nursing, and Computer Science, Interdisciplinary Applications Categories.

CIN is also indexed in the Cumulative Index to Nursing Administration and Health Literature (CINAHL), EBSCO A-Z, EMBASE, Ex Libris, HINARI, JournalGuide, MEDLINE, ProQuest, PubMed, Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, Social Sciences Citation Index, and TDNet.

Publication & Editorial Staff Contacts

Associate Publisher
Lauren Briede
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Production Editor
Jennifer Leedom

Production Associate
Mary Jo Forbes​

Marketing Manager
Danielle Beren

Product Advertising
Hilary Druker
609-304-9187 | [email protected]

Career, Education and Events Advertising
Monique McLaughlin (East)
215-521-8468 | [email protected]

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Translation, Rights & Licensing
For Translation approval or License to republish and distribute, please email one of the following:

Vice President, Journals Publishing
Jennifer Brogan

Director, Continuing Education and Conferences
Karen E. Innocent, MS, APRN, BC, CRNP,CMSRN

LWW Business Offices
Two Commerce Square
2001 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103


Leslie H. Nicoll, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
Phone: 207-553-7750
[email protected]

Editorial Office
10A Beach Street, Suite 2
Portland, ME 04101
Phone: 207-553-7750
Fax: 207-553-7751

Managing Editor
Lisa R. Marshall
Phone: 603-617-2276
[email protected]

Editor for CIN Plus
Susan Alexander, DNP, ANP-BC, ADM-BC
University of Alabama in Huntsville
[email protected]

Editor for ANI Connection
Heather Carter-Templeton, PhD, RN-BC
West Virginia University 
[email protected] ​

Special Announcement:
CIN: Computers Informatics Nursing is an endorsed publication of AMIA, HIMSS, ANIA, ANA and all other member organizations belonging to the Alliance for Nursing Informatics (ANI)

Members of the ANI are eligible to receive CIN at a discounted subscription rate. Contact your local member organization to find out if you qualify for a reduced rate on CIN.