Purpose, Aims and Philosophy Our rationale for engaging in this Journal

Nursing InformaticsThe Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI) is a professional, refereed, electronic journal for healthcare professionals who are interested in nursing informatics. Topical areas covered deal with the theoretical and practical aspects of nursing informatics as it relates to the art of nursing.

OJNI is published every 4 months and is launched at the end of February, June, and October. We welcome your submissions, comments, and suggestions.

Aim of the JournalOJNI Goals and Purpose

The aim of the OJNI is to publish peer-reviewed, original, high quality scientific papers, review articles, practice-based articles, and databases related to nursing informatics.

PhilosophyOur underlying beliefs and values

Charting The OJNI is committed to enhancing nursing knowledge on nursing informatics for nurses working in diverse settings.

The OJNI will provide nurses with an electronic format to share findings, experience, perceptions, knowledge, and wisdom with nursing colleagues involved in all facets of nursing informatics.

The OJNI wants to exploit the power of cyberspace in order to create an electronic nursing informatics community that provides both virtually accessible and timely information about nursing informatics globally.

The OJNI will further enhance the speed of cybercommunications through an expedited editorial process that provides rapid turnaround and publication times.

The OJNI recognizes the importance of both the academic and practice-based perspectives in nursing informatics. Therefore, article submissions will be encouraged from all facets of nursing informatics.

The OJNI is committed to scholarly excellence. Thus, the Journal will maintain a high standard for peer-review, and when necessary, the editorial staff will attempt to provide assistance to authors as a means of eliciting high quality manuscripts suitable for publication.