INANE Nursing Journal Hall of Fame

In 2018, INANE established the Nursing Journal Hall of Fame to recognize journals with 50 or more years of sustained excellence in publication. Journals are evaluated and inducted into the Hall of Fame at the annual meeting of INANE. 

For the Inaugural Year, there were 13 journals inducted into the Hall of Fame. Long-time editor and INANE member Shirley Smoyak provided funding for the awards that were presented to the journal editors and publishers. Journals inducted that year were:

  • American Journal of Nursing
    • Founded 1900; 118 years 
  • The Canadian Nurse
    • Founded 1905; 113 years
  • Nursing Times
    • Founded 1905; 113 years 
  • AANA Journal
    • Founded 1933; 85 years 
  • Workplace Health & Safety
    • Founded 1943; 75 years 
  • Nursing Research
    • Founded 1952; 66 years 
  • Nursing Outlook
    • Founded 1953; 65 years 
  • International Nursing Review
    • Founded 1954; 64 years 
  • Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health
    • Founded 1955; 63 years
  • Journal of Nursing Education
    • Founded 1962; 56 years 
  • Journal of Psychosocial & Mental Health Services
    • Founded 1963; 55 years
  • AORN Journal
    • Founded 1963; 55 years
  • Journal of Nursing Scholarship
    • Founded 1966; 52 years 

In addition, four journals received Honorable Mention in 2018:

  • Jordemodery: Published in Sweden for midwives since 1888
  • Nursing Mirror and Midwives Journal, 1888-1977
    • Absorbed into Nursing Times
  • RN, 1937-2009
  • Sykepleien (Norwegian), 1912-1989

Hall of Fame Powerpoint for 2018

The 2019 class included 6 journals. Funding for the award was provided by Marion Broome, editor of Nursing Outlook. The journals for that year were:

  • Philippine Journal of Nursing
    • Founded 1923; 96 years 
  • Nursing Forum
    • Founded 1961; 58 years
  • Perspectives in Psychiatric Care
    • Founded 1963; 56 years 
  • International Journal of Nursing Studies
    • Founded 1963; 56 years 
  • Journal of Neuroscience Nursing
    • Founded 1969; 50 years 
  •  Canadian Journal of Nursing Research
    • Founded 1969; 50 years 

Honorable Mention for 2019: 

  • UNA Nursing Journal, Publication of the Royal Victorian College of Nursing (Australia)
    • Published from 1904-1976, 72 years

Hall of Fame Powerpoint for 2019