Visions: The Journal of the society of Rogerian Scholars, to become part of Advances in Nursing Science
Unique Collaboration will Expand Nursing Knowledge Globally
Advances in Nursing Science (ANS), long recognized as a leader in disseminating nursing knowledge through scholarly publication, will incorporate Visions: The Journal of Rogerian Nursing Science within its pages beginning with the January-March 2023 issue (volume 46, issue 1). This new partnership will immediately provide Visions with increased exposure and reach to an international audience of nurse scholars. Within ANS, the section will be called Visions: Scholarship of Rogerian Nursing Science. It will be branded with a custom logo that will be featured on the title page of the article in each issue. Visions will have a place of pride in ANS as the last article in the issue, long known as one of the first articles that readers turn to in any journal.
By virtue of this collaboration, articles published in Visions: Scholarship of Rogerian Nursing Science will be indexed in MEDLINE, Scopus, Ovid, and CINAHL. For promotional purposes, Visions: Scholarship of Rogerian Nursing Science can identify the Journal Impact Factor of ANS (currently 2.147) as well as membership in COPE: the Committee on Publication Ethics. Lippincott/Wolters Kluwer will be the publisher of record for Visions: Scholarship of Rogerian Nursing Science. The ISSN for ANS is 0161-9268 (print) and 1550-5014 (online).
Visions: The Journal of Rogerian Nursing Science was established as the official journal of the Society of Rogerian Scholars in 1993, providing readers with essential knowledge about Martha E. Rogers’ Science of Unitary Human Beings. Visions was founded by Violet M. Malinski, RN; PhD and Sheila Cheema, RN; PhD. The journal has always aimed to assist scholars who are interested in discovering, understanding, and disseminating nursing knowledge related to Rogers’ theory. Advances in Nursing Science has been published since 1978 with a mission to lead scholarly discourse in nursing. Peggy L. Chinn, PhD, RN, FAAN is the founding editor.
Visions: Scholarship of Rogerian Nursing Science will continue to have its own editor, editorial board, and panel of peer reviewers. These experts in the Science of Unitary Human Beings will ensure that only the most current and comprehensive manuscripts that help improve the understanding of Rogerian science are published in Visions: Scholarship of Rogerian Nursing Science in ANS.
Manuscripts submitted to Visions: Scholarship of Rogerian Nursing Science should be papers that contribute significantly to a unitary transformative perspective based on Martha E. Rogers’ Science of Unitary Human Beings. Research reports, concept analyses, reviews, and theoretical or philosophic discussion papers are welcome. Guidelines for ANS articles regarding style, presentation, length, formatting, references, tables, figures, supplemental digital content, originality, and permissions apply to articles submitted for Visions: Scholarship of Rogerian Nursing Science. Detailed guidelines for authors are at the ANS website.