Writer's Guide to Nursing Periodicals is a reference book that provides helpful information for writers. Every nursing journal currently in print has specific guidelines for writers. This reference is a single source of guidelines required by the editors of 101 nursing journals. The main purpose of this book is to compile information about nursing journals for persons who are submitting manuscripts for publication. This reference is a useful tool for novice as well as professional nurses, writers, students, scholars, and teachers of writing.
Every journal entry includes the purpose/focus of journal, manuscript submission instructions, and author guidelines for the typing and layout. The journal editor or managing editor and correspondence address, journal facts, copyright, indexing, and sample journal titles are also provided. Key journal facts incorporated include publication schedule, circulation, number of papers submitted each year for publication and their acceptance rates, monetary reimbursement, average turnaround time from manuscript submittal response, publishing time after a manuscript acceptance, and internet address of the publisher.