Journal of Nursing Scholarship

Important note for Sigma members and JNS subscribers: An error preventing login has been discovered in the JNS mobile app for Apple and Android devices. Wiley is working on a fix, but until the problem is corrected, members will have to use their mobile device's web browser to access JNS. We apologize for the inconvenience, and we will update this notice when the apps are once again fully functional. Login through desktop computers is not affected.

Journal of Nursing Scholarship


INANE Nursing Journal Hall of Fame 2018 inductee

Advancing knowledge to improve health of the world’s people

The Journal of Nursing Scholarship (JNS) is the official journal of Sigma and one of the most widely read and respected healthcare journals. Published bimonthly by Wiley, JNS contains peer-reviewed, thought-provoking articles representing research by some of the world’s leading nurse researchers.

JNS is presented as a benefit to all Sigma members. Current and back issues can be read online and on mobile devices via the JNS Apple app (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch) and Android app (all Android phones and tablets).

Impact Factor: 2.662
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2017: 2/118 (Nursing (Science))
Online ISSN: 1547-5069

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Current Issue: March 2019
Volume 51, Issue 2
Pages 125–224


Choosing the Right Journal for Your Manuscript
Susan Gennaro
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Call for Papers for Special JNS Issue: Implementation Science
JNS invites authors to submit original research manuscripts on improving the translation of research into practice. Submissions that showcase examples of how implementation science can be used to create a "value chain" in healthcare, as well as those that clarify methodologic considerations, are welcome. More details can be found on the JNS Call for Papers page.

Journal of Nursing Scholarship Inducted Into the Nursing Journal Hall of Fame
JNS was part of the inaugural class of 13 journals inducted on 7 August 2018. Read more.

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