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Scopus now indexing Nursing Praxis in Aotearoa New Zealand
30th March 2020
Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books, and conference proceedings.
Nursing Praxis in Aotearoa New Zealand has been reviewed and accepted for inclusion in Scopus. Indexing will begin in the next three months.
Being indexed by Scopus is a critical step for significantly increasing the searchability and visibility of our published articles both in Aotearoa New Zealand and internationally. Researchers/authors will see improved citation metrics including citation count and H index; and the Journal’s Impact Factor will improve over time. Further, all articles and editorials now published in Nursing Praxis in Aotearoa New Zealand are deposited with CrossRef and assigned a DOI (persistent identifier). Author’s ORCID numbers are linked in CrossRef.
Below is an abbreviated version of the Scopus review:
“This journal has been published for a number of years and as can be seen from the citations it has an important place in nursing literature. In addition, many of the articles demonstrate ongoing high levels of citedness over time.
- The journal consistently includes articles that are scientifically sound and relevant to an international academic or professional audience in this field
- The articles are consistently of high academic quality, consistent with the journal’s stated aims
- The journal has scholarly relevance as evidenced by citations in other journals currently covered by Scopus
- The abstracts are generally clear and provide an excellent summary of each article’s content
- The articles are generally well written and understandable
- Although the scope of this journal is narrow, it addresses the need of an important niche audience
- Publication ethics are supported by COPE guidelines and personalised to the journal.”
The Scopus review made several recommendations which the Editorial Board will be addressing, including:
- Clarification of aims and scope of Journal
- Guidance for peer review
- International advisory input
- Ongoing development of publishing policies in line with COPE 2018 Transparency in Publishing Standards
This is another step in the Journal’s 35-year history. We look forward to continuing the important contribution of the Journal to nursing in Aotearoa and internationally.
Nursing Praxis in Aotearoa New Zealand
2020 March issue Nursing Praxis in Aotearoa New Zealand out now (Volume 36, Issue 1)
Foreword: Extraordinary times: COVID-19 pandemic (open access)
Editorial: Sue Adams: Myths, cautions, and solutions: Nurse practitioners in primary health care in Aotearoa New Zealand (open access)
This issue we have four published articles and will continue to publish more articles per issue to ensure timely publication. Abstracts in English and te reo are available on-line.
- A stroke of grief and devotion: A hermeneutic enquiry of a family’s lived experience two years post-stroke. Click Here
- The impact of simulation education amongst nurses to raise the option of tissue donation in an intensive care unit. Click Here
- From regulation to practice: Mapping the organisational readiness for registered nurse prescribers in a specialty outpatient clinic setting. Click Here
- Factors that influence RN prescribers' antibiotic prescribing practices. Click Here