The Journal of Altmetrics is an Open Access, international, peer reviewed journal in the areas of alternative metrics (i.e. altmetrics), as they pertain to Scholarly, Social Media and Science communications as well as Research Policy & Higher Education.
The journal is now indexed in Dimensions and Google Scholar.
The mission of the journal is to advance our understanding of the influence of altmetrics on the development of impact indicators and/or their ability to compliment or predict traditional metrics. In addition, the journal seeks to expand on our understanding of societal impact of research, scholarly communications and research policy. The journal welcomes manuscripts that present original research pertaining to the study of policy, higher education interactions, institutions, countries, research areas and scientists as they emerge from, or relate to, altmetrics. The journal also welcomes submissions of original research related to the effects of altmetrics on other related fields such as Scholarly, Social Media and Science communications and includes comparative studies of such measures.
In addition, the journal solicits original papers exploring scholarly attitudes towards altmetrics, exploring academic utilization of social media for awareness, communications and collaborations purposes. Theories, frameworks, motivation studies of altmetrics and textual analyses of scholarly social media posts are also welcome. We also welcome student papers and accepted conference abstracts. We encourage students to publish their work, e.g. originating from practice-based research, which will be subject to constructive peer review process.View Journal Submit an Article
The Journal of Scientific Innovation in Medicine is an Open Access, international, peer reviewed journal in the area of transformative scientific developments that provide new concepts and paradigms in treatment of human disease. The mission of this journal is to advance an understanding of how to apply new technology, scientific discovery and innovative solutions in order to expand the frontiers of medicine. The journal welcomes manuscripts that present original research pertaining to therapeutic discovery from both clinicians and scientists as they discover new ways to treat diseases and illnesses. The journal also welcomes submissions of original research related to the impact of scientific discovery on the health care system; including costs, value and applicability. In addition, the journal solicits original papers exploring scholarly attitudes towards clinical innovation, exploring healthcare technology assessment and the effect of new technology on society. We also welcome medical student, resident and fellow papers and accepted conference abstracts. We encourage trainees to publish their work, e.g. originating from evidence-based research, which will be subject to constructive peer review process.View Journal Submit an Article
Practical Implementation of Nursing Science is an open access, peer-reviewed journal for nurses engaged in clinical practice. The journal encourages contributions from clinical nurses who advance the science and practice of nursing by adopting, refining, or innovating nursing care in the practice setting. PINS encourages submissions of Original Projects conducted in the practice setting, including evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and research. PINS also welcomes Nursing Lens contributions, which take the form of op-ed pieces or personal essays focusing on healthcare delivery and policy from a nursing perspective, Literature Reviews, including systematic, scoping, and narrative reviews, and Case Studies to highlight challenging experiences in nursing that generate thought provoking conversations about the nature of patient care in contemporary practice.View Journal Submit an Article
Scholarly Assessment Reports is an Open Access, international, peer reviewed journal in the area of assessment of scholarly activities, including research, teaching and social service. The mission of this journal is to enhance among a wide scholarly and policy audience the knowledge on the potential and limits of scholarly assessment methodologies, in order to establish optimal conditions for an informed, responsible, effective and fair use of such methodologies and their metrics in actual scholarly assessment practicesView Journal Submit an Article