Escola Superior de Enfermagem de Coimbra

The Journal of Nursing Referência is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Health Sciences Research Unit: Nursing (Unidade de Investigação em Ciências da Saúde: Enfermagem - UICISA: E). This Research Unit is hosted by the Nursing School of Coimbra (Escola Superior de Enfermagem de Coimbra – ESEnfC) and accredited by the Foundation for Science and Technology (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia - FCT). The objective of the journal is to disseminate scientific knowledge produced in the specific field of nursing science with an interdisciplinary approach covering the areas of education, life sciences and health sciences. Journal of Nursing Referência has an international dissemination and is published in a bilingual version (the English version is mandatory). With a rolling pass publishing system and a quarterly number organization, the Journal of Nursing Referência provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. The Journal of Nursing Referência is fully managed in a digital way. Presents a doubleblind review process in which each article goes through a 10-stage cycle from submission to dissemination, with mean times for each stage. The first number of the Journal was published in January 1998. It has a history of more than 20 years and was initially published under the title of Revista de Educação e Formação em Enfermagem da Escola Superior de Enfermagem Dr. Ângelo da Fonseca. In December 2005, the Series II began under the name Referência: Revista Científica da Unidade de Investigação em Ciências da saúde: domínio de Enfermagem. In July 2010 Journal of Nursing Referência starts the Series III. In 2014 began the Series IV, with relevant changes for continuous improvement introduced, adopting the quarterly publication. In 2020, Journal of Nursing Referência starts Series V, with relevant continuous improvement changes in editorial policies. The Journal of Nursing Referência is integrated in various networks and indexers (SciELO, CINAHL, Redalyc, etc.). Since 2019 is indexed in Scopus.

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