Editorials Published: Open Access & Editorial Standards

We will list citations and links here to Editorials and Journal Blogs that are published in nursing journals that are related to the INANE initiative to provide clarification and education on the challenges of Open Access publishing and editorial standards of excellence.  We also include a listing of editorials that are appearing in nursing-related journals to emphasize the fact that this issue is widely acknowledged as a significant issue that influences health care worldwide.

To be sure an editorial on this topic is lists here, use the form on our “Initiative” page.

Editorials in Nursing Journals

Angelini, D., & Bakewell-Sachs, S. (2015). Predatory publishing: what do perinatal and neonatal nurses need to know. The Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing, 29(2), 95–96. http://doi.org/10.1097/JPN.0000000000000095

Anthony, M. (2015). Predatory journals. Home Healthcare Now, 33(2), 65-66. doi: 10.1097/NHH.0000000000000186

Baker, Joy Don (2015). Professional Versus Predatory Publishing: Cautions for Perioperative Nurse Authors.  AORN Journal, 101(6), 599-601. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aorn.2015.04.012

Betz, C.L. (2016). Authors Beware: Open Access Predatory Journals, 31, 233-234. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pedn.2016.02.006

Bindon, S. L. [Editorial], (2015). Open access: opportunity and awareness. Journal for Nurses in Professional Development, (31)4, 189-190.

Bradley-Springer, L. (2015). Predatory publishing and you. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 26(3), 219-221. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jana.2015.02.003

Carroll, V. S. (2015). Watch out for the wolves: predatory publishing. The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing: Journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, 47(1), 1–2. http://doi.org/10.1097/JNN.000000000000012

Chinn, P.L. (2015). Editorial Standards of Quality: Examining Patterns of Health in Scholarly Publishing. Advances in Nursing Science, 38(1), 1. doi: 10.1097/ANS.0000000000000062.

Conn, V. (2015). Paying the price for open access. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 37, 3-5.

Cowell, J.M. (2015) The Challenge Arising From Open Access. The Journal of School Nursing, 3, 82-83.

Darbyshire, P., McKenna, L., Lee, S. F., & East, C. E. (2016). Taking a stand against predatory publishers. Journal of Advanced Nursing. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13004

Fitzpatrick, J.J. (2015). Predatory journals: what nurse educators need to know. Nursing Education Perspectives, 36(1), 7.

Flanagan, J. (2015). Predatory Publishers: Authors Beware. International Journal of Nursing Knowledge, 26(1), 1. doi: 10.1111/2047-3095.12069

Gennaro, S. (2015). Where should you share? Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 47(1), 1-2.

Gross, K. (2015). Editorial. Journal of Radiology Nursing, 34(2), 53-54. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jradnu.2015.04.007 

Harder, N. (2014) Buyer Beware: The Hidden Costs of Some Open-Access Journals. Clinical Simulation In Nursing, 10(11), 537. doi: 10.1016/j.ecns.2014.09.001

Hill, K.S. (2015). Predatory publishing: What nurse executives need to know. JONA, 45(2), 59-60. doi: 10.1087/NNA.0000000000000157

Katz, A. (2015). If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck . . . Oncology Nursing Forum. 42(1), 9. doi: 10.1188/15.ONF.9

Kearney, M. H., & the INANE Predatory Publishing Practices Collective. (2015). Predatory publishing: What authors should know [editorial]. Research in Nursing & Health, 38, 1-3. doi: 10.1002/nur.21640

Kennedy, M.S. (2015). Predatory Publishing Is No Joke. American Journal of Nursing, 115(4), 7. doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000463004.66152.67.

Newland, J. A. (2016). Predatory publishing. The Nurse Practitioner, 41(8), 13.

Nolfi DA, Lockhart JS, Myers CR. Predatory publishing: What you don’t know can hurt you. Nurse Educator, 40(5). DOI: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000179

Oermann MH. Open access journals. Nurse Educator, 40(5), 223. DOI: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000180

Peternelj-Taylor, C. (2015).  What authors need to know about predatory publishing. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 11(1), 1-3. http://doi.org/10.1097/JFN.0000000000000064

Pickler, R., Noyes, J., Perry, L., Roe, B., Watson, R., & Hayter, M. (2015). Authors and readers beware the dark side of Open Access. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 71(10), 2221–2223. http://doi.org/10.1111/jan.12589

Pierson, C. A. (2014). Predatory and deceptive publishing practices now target nurses. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 26: 583. doi: 10.1002/2327-6924.12193

Simpson, Kathleen Rice (2016). Beware of Predatory and Deceptive Publishers. MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 41(1), 7.doi: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000201

Sorrell, J., Owens, J., (July 22, 2015) “Ethics: Predatory Publishing: Keeping the Wolves from Your Office Door” OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing Vol. 20 No. 3.  DOI: 10.3912/OJIN.Vol20No03EthCol01

Thorne, S. (2014). Getting something published? Or joining a conversation. Nursing Inquiry, 21(2), 91. DOI: 10.1111/nin.12071

Thorne, S. (2015). [Research Reflections] Protecting yourself from scam artistry in the publishing world. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal, 25 (1), pp. 6-7.

Umlauf, M.G. (2016). Predatory open access journals: Avoiding profiteers, wasted effort and fraud. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 22(Suppl. 1), 3-4.

van Rijswijk, L. (2017). Editorial Opinion: Facts, Fiction, Publications, and Quality of Care: Are You Paying Attention? Ostomy Wound Management, 63(1)

Weingarten, C.T. (2015).  Predatory publishers:  Are you the next meal?  Pennsylvania Nurse, 70(1), 14-18.

Yoder-Wise, P. (2015). Author beware! The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 46(2):51. DOI: 10.3928/00220124-20150121-10

Yucha. C. (2015, January).  Predatory Publishing: What Authors, Reviewers and Editors Need to Know.  Biological Research for Nursing, 17 (1), 5-7.  Download PDF

 Yucha, C.B. (2014, October-December). Introducing the Asian Pacific Island Nursing Journal (APINJ). Asian Pacific Island Nursing Journal, 1 (1) 1-2. Download PDF

Reprints of the Nurse Author & Editor INANE position statement

Fotis, T. (2015). Editorial. British Journal of Anaestetic & Recovery Nursing, 59(3), 7-9.

Likis, F. (2014). Predatory publishing. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, 59(6), 569-571. doi: 10.1111/jmwh.12273

Nicoll, L.H. (2015). Predatory publisher statement. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 33(2), 43-45. doi: 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000138.

Odom-Forren, J. (2015). Predatory publishers. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing, 30(2), 87-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jopan.2015.02.002

Proehl, Jean, Editor. (2015) Predatory Publishing. Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, 37(1), 1-4.

Nursing and Other Journal Blogs

Chinn, P.L. “Open Access: What It Is and What It is Not” Advances in Nursing Science Blog, November 26, 2014

Clark, J. How to Avoid Predatory Journals: A Five Point Plan. BMJ Blog, Jan 15, 2015.

Collins, A. Have You Fallen Prey to A Predatory Publisher? Off the Charts: AJN Blog, April 6, 2015.

Nicoll, L. H., & Chinn, P. L. (2015). Caught in the trap: The allure of deceptive publishers. Nurse Author & Editor, (4), 4.

Owens, J. K. (2015). More trends in predatory publishing practices. Nurse Author & Editor, 25(1), 3.

Editorials in non-nursing journals

Clark, Jocalyn, & Smith, Richard. (2015). Firm action needed on predatory journals. 350. doi: 10.1136/bmj.h210. To access: bmj.h210.full (1)

Rapid response from Leslie Nicoll referencing our INANE Initiative can be found here.

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