Student Submission GuidelinesWe invite Informatics Related Manuscript Submissions from Nursing Students


Manuscripts should be voluntary contributions, although the editors reserve the right to invite contributions from selected informatics experts, to be submitted for the exclusive attention of OJNI. Manuscripts are accepted for consideration with the understanding that they represent original, unpublished material not being considered for publication elsewhere. The manuscripts must be related to informatics and may include Education, Practice, Administration, Research, Internet-Based CE, Patient Education, Instructional Technology, International Issues, Telehealth, Educational Opportunities, Tantalizing Talk About Technology, Impact of NI, Collaboration, Regulatory, or Other areas.

Download a copy of our general OJNI Submissions: Author Guidelines

Your manuscript must be submitted after it has been reviewed, critiqued, and graded by your faculty member. Your manuscript must also be accompanied by a recommendation for submission from your faculty member.

E-Mail CopyHere's what you should send to our Editor-in-Chief

E-mail one copy of the manuscript and cover letter in the body of the e-mail document or as an attached document to OJNI Submission.

If you do not receive a reply from an editor within five days confirming receipt of your submission, please contact OJNI.

Include any images/figures and tables at the end of your manuscript, labeled as Figure 1, Table 1, and so on.

Student manuscripts are reviewed by one editor and the decision to publish is based upon this review. No manuscript will be returned.

Manuscripts Rules for submitted manuscripts

  • No author information should appear on the manuscript
  • Use the most recent Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA)
  • ABSTRACT - no longer than 150 words
  • No longer than 20 pages including references
  • Font must be 12 point Courier or Times New Roman
  • Must contain 5 key words that can be used to search for the paper using a search engine or library database.

Cover Letter What to include in your cover page

Include a cover page with the following:

  • Title of Manuscript
  • Name(s) of author(s). The first author listed will be considered the principal author unless stated otherwise*.
    • Address(es)
    • Fax and phone number(s)
    • E-mail address(es) and URL(s)

*The principal author will be contacted regarding the manuscript.

Recommendation Letter Involve a faculty member in the process

Include the Recommendation Letter from your faculty member recommending your submission for publication.

Principal Author's Responsibilities Upon acceptance for publication, the principal author must

Upon acceptance for publication, the principal author must

  • Approve the e-galley and assume responsibility for scrutinizing the accuracy of the material, including references, as it appears in the edited copy
  • Submit written e-mail approval for the e-galley as edited within the timeframe designated by OJNI
  • Provide a biographical sketch for each student author and a statement acknowledging the faculty member.
  • Grant permission to publish the manuscript and assign issue copyright to OJNI in writing via e-mail

OJNI reserves the right to edit all manuscripts not only to conform to style and space limitations, but also for clarity.

A Letter of inquiry to the editors is welcome. However, such letters are not required.