INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS
Anna Nery School Journal of Nursing is a vehicle for scientific comunication sustained by Anna Nery Nursing School, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, since 1997. The Journal’s mission is publish an original manuscripts related to Nursing, Healthcare and other areas of knowledge whenever there is interfaces in Health and Nursing Science.
It is adopted an online publication and open access policies recommended by Global Health Policy (http://www.globalhealthaction.net/index.php/gha/about/editorialPolicies#openAccessPolicy) and SciElo (http://www.scielo.br/revistas/man/iaboutj.htm ). Therefore, the readers do not pay for accessing, reading and download articles published by the Journal, since the purposes are dissemination and consumer for scientific and educational reasons.
Manuscript Submission: Manuscripts must be submitted exclusively to the Anna Nery School Journal of Nursing, followed by the “Statement of responsibility and copyright transference to Escola Anna Nery Revista de Enfermagem” (at the end of this Instructions to Authors), and it is not permitted to do a simultaneous submission to another Journal.
Responsibility for the content of the manuscript: The concepts, ideas and opinions expressed in articles published as well as the accuracy, adequacy and merits of bibliographic citations are the entire responsibility of the author (s), not necessarily reflecting the position of the Editorial Board, Editor-in-Chief, Assistant Editor and Associate Editors. For this content, the authors should send a Statement of responsibility and copyright transference to Escola Anna Nery Revista de Enfermagem” (at the end of this Instructions to Authors) with the signature of each authors. After that, the authors should submit your article through SchoolarOne SciELO System, accessed on the website of the Journal: www.revistaenfermagem.eean.edu.br, or directly on the SciELO webpage: https://mc04.manuscriptcentral.com/ean-scielo.
The Journal editorial practice, in case of scientific misconduct, such as plagiarism, self plagiarism, data falsification or fabrication, misuse of reference or citation, duplicity, authorship disputes, follow the procedures, checklists and guidelines of the Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors from the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) http://publicationethics.org/.
The Journal also adopts eletronic tracking tools for plagiarism detection. Thus, the authors must be aware of the legal implications and retraction process in scientific publications recommended by the COPE available in http://publicationethics.org/.
Decision about the publication: The Editorial Board has full authority to decide on the selection and publication of manuscripts, when they present the requirements adopted for the evaluation of its scientific merit, considering its originality, priority, timeliness, clarity and knowledge of the relevant literature and proper definition of the subject studied.
Compliance with the requirements of research ethics: The article should contain explicit information on the ethical principles of research, in accordance with the guidelines and regulations of each country. It is not allowed to publish any name, under any form, that could disclose the identification of participants, and could represents a break of the principals of anonymity.
Conflict of interest: Authors are responsible for recognizing and inform the Editorial Board on the existence of conflicts of interest, especifying the conflict nature, that might have any influence on their manuscript.
Peer review: The manuscript will be submitted for review and appraisal by two reviewers, researchers with an established competence in the knowledge area of the manuscript, process that adopt secrecy and anonymity to the author (s) and reviewers. The analysis is based on own instrument by the submission system.
Target public. Scientific community of Nursing Science, Health Science, Human and Social Science.
Policy of charge. There is no charge submission at Escola Anna Nery Revista de Enfermagem. Once the manuscript submitted is selected by the Editors for continuing the process of reviewing, the author is charged of the amount of R$ 250.00 for starting the process of manuscript evaluation.
After reviewing process is concluded and the manuscript is approved, the author is charged of the amount of R$ 900.00 for its publication.
Composition of manuscripts (format and preparation)
Manuscripts should be written in the official spelling, double spaced, Times New Roman font size 12, page layout in A4 size (21cm x 29.7cm). Manuscripts should be submitted in Portuguese, English or Spanish only. Manuscripts submitted in Portuguese and Spanish version, after its approval must be translated into the English version, by one of the translators certified by the journal. The cost of translation is the entire responsibility of their authors. After translation, the authors should submit the article through the submission system, followed by a letter of proof reader from the translator.
Categories of manuscripts
Original Research: An investigative report with anempirical or experimental research, original and completed in nursing or related areas, according to scientific methodology, whose results can be replicated and / or generalized. It is recommended the adoption of the conventional structure containing:
(a) Introduction: Present the “problem study”; highlight their importance and knowledge gaps; objectives and other elements necessary to place the research theme.
(b) Literature review: select the relevant literature that formed the basis for investigation of the proposed research to provide the background for understanding the current knowledge on the topic and highlight the importance of the new study. When it is not necessary to create a chapter for the Literature Review, in consideration to the historical extension of the subject, it can be inserted in the Introduction.
(c) Method: include objectively and comprehensively, the type of study; Data about where the research was conducted; study subjects and their selection criteria; materials; equipment; technical procedures and methods used for data collection; statistical analysis / data categorization; inform the approval by the Research Ethics Committee, the date and the protocol number.
(d) Results: The results should be presented in a clear way, an objective manner and a logical sequence, using illustrations when necessary.
(e) Discussion: can be written by adding the results, according to the criteria of the author (s). It should highlight the compatibility of the results and the relevant literature highlighting the new and / or fundamental aspects, the limitations of the study and the statement of new researches. Demonstrate that the principles adopted for the discussion of the findings are relevant and appropriate to the generation of a new knowledge, emphasizing the dialogue with the international scientific community.
(f) Conclusions and implications for practice: present significant considerations based on the results found and linked to the objectives of the study. Other research formats, may be accepted when relevant to the kind of the study.Manuscripts may have up to 20 pages in accordance to the specifications in the item Composition of Manuscripts.
(g) Any ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF funding sources (direct) or financial support (the transfer of materials and products for the development of the study), no matter if public or private for conducting the study, it is recommended, and also the register of the city, state and country should be done. The acknowledgement of the funding agencies can be specified by who was the author (s) that got the resource. For example, in research productivity scholarship or a PhD scholarship, among others: the National Council of Science and Technology (CNPq, scholarship research in productivity); Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES; doctoral scholarship). If the research / study have not received any funding, should be declared: "research without funding."
Reflection: analysis of theoretical and / or construction aspects of concepts and / or theoretical constructs in Nursing or related field originated from reflective process, insight and careful consideration of the author (s), which may contribute to a deeper knowledge of professional topics.
Manuscripts may have up to 20 pages, according to the specifications in the item: Composition of Manuscripts.
Experience report: refers to descriptions of experiences related to clinical cases of nursing care, assistance, teaching, research and extension in the area of nursing, health or interfaces in these areas, to disseminate original and unique aspects. Manuscripts reporting experience may have up to 20 pages, in accordance to the specifications in the item: Composition of Manuscripts.
Essay: Original text that develops an argument about a well-defined theme, must submit a title, an abstract of 150 words, Introduction, body text, conclusions and references, with a maximum of 20 pages, double-spaced in accordance to the specifications in the item: Composition of Manuscripts.
In this type of manuscript, the author has the opportunity to defend a thesis on the subject of your domain or answer a question. The relevance and originality of the thesis or question should be articulated with the study from the Introduction. The sections that compose the essay must be relevant, coherent and consistent, defining a contribution to the statute of knowledge in the field in which the thesis or question was formulated. The arguments adopted to support the thesis or the answer to the question must be grounded in theoretical and philosophical references and / or conceptual evidences widely spread in the international scientific literature. The conclusion and final remarks are indispensable in this kind of manuscript.
Systematic Review: evaluative, critical and systematic presentation of the evolution of a scientific topic in Nursing or related areas based on literature considered pertinent and relevant. The delimitation of the subject and the procedures adopted should be described as well as the interpretation of the author (s) and completion should be included. The review manuscripts may have up to 20 pages, in accordance to the specifications in the item: Composition of Manuscripts.
Citations in the text: The authors citations in the text must be in accordance with the suggested examples and elaborated according to the "Vancouver" style (enclosed) and show the number of reference from which they were removed without the author's name, according to the order in which were cited in the text. The numbers that identify the authors must be indicated, as the following example:
The actions for prevention, promotion and recovery of health in its various dimensions, can be experienced fully between professionals and families when considering the internal dynamics of multiple activities.1
In case of sequential citations, should be indicated the first and the last number, separated by a hyphen, as the following example:
The actions for prevention, promotion and recovery of health in its various dimensions, can be experienced fully between professionals and families when considering the internal dynamics of multiple activities. 1-5
When interspersed citations are needed, the numbers should be separated by comma, as the following example:
The actions for prevention, promotion and recovery of health in its various dimensions, can be experienced fully between professionals and families when considering the internal dynamics of multiple activities. 1-3,6
In the transcript "ipsis literes" from citations, it is required the indication of the adopted reference page whose page number should be located after the reference number followed by a colon, as the following example:
The actions for prevention, promotion and recovery of health in its various dimensions, can be “experienced fully between professionals and families when considering the internal dynamics of multiple activities”. 3:16-18
The author (s) should also observe the following criteria:
1) Up to three lines of citation, use quotation marks following the normal text, as the following example:
For an example purpose of the application from the instructions to the authors, the manuscript highlights the contribution of "The actions for prevention, promotion and recovery of health in its various dimensions, can be experienced fully between professionals and families when considering the internal dynamics of multiple activities". 3:16-18
2. More than three lines of citation, highlight it in a new line, distinguishing them in blocks from the normal text, without quotes, with single space and 3 back spaces from the left margin, as the following example:
For an example purpose of the application from the instructions to the authors, the manuscript must:
3) The empirical data from qualitative research should be presented in a new line, distinguishing them in blocks from the normal text, in italics, without quotation marks, with single space and back spacing 2 cm from the left margin. These data must be identified by acronyms, letters, numbers or any other way, preserving anonymity approved by the Committee of Ethics in Research, or equivalent to other countries. Follow the example below:
Footnotes: should be indicated by letters, with a maximum of three. Footnotes, when essential, will be denoted as follows: a, first note; b, second note, and c third note.
Abstracts and keywords: should contain up to 150 words for research manuscripts, reflection, experience report, systematic review, essay, followed by versions in Spanish (resumen) and English (abstract).
Bibliographic references: The presentation of the references should be single spaced, Times New Roman font size 12 with no paragraphs and retreats, and numbered according to their order of citation in the text, in accordance with the standards of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (http : //www.icmje.org), known as " Vancouver Guidelines" The author (s) has the entire responsibility for the accuracy of references used.
Examples according Vancouver style.
For abbreviations of journal titles:
Tables: All tables should be included in the body of the text with their IDs (number, title and explanatory notes, when applicable). The suggested locations for inserting tables according to their order of appearance should be highlighted in the text. Tables must present a brief title and be numbered consecutively with Arabic numerals in the order in which they are cited in the text, restricted to a total of five (5); additionally, present numerical data as central information and not use horizontal or vertical internal lines. The explanatory notes should be placed immediately below the table, preceded by the symbol *. For the preparation of tables and graphs, preferably use programs such as Microsoft Word or Excel.
Graphics and Pictures (Photos): greater than or equal to 1000 px width, it should necessarily be files with JPG, GIF, PNG, PSD or TIF extension. The total of files must be less than 300 MB. Right after the upload, the thumbnails of images will be displayed by clicking the icon to edit the title and the legend of each image submitted. Should be highlighted in the text, suggested sites for inserting graphics and illustrations, according to their order of appearance, as well as provide a brief title and number them consecutively with Arabic numerals in the order in which they are cited in the text, restricting it to 05 in total. Figures should be subtitled when necessary, and when the source is taken from a published study, as well as the source of any illustration, published or not, should be mentioned below the figure.
Alert to the Authors:
a) Statement/Term of Responsability and Transference of Author Copyrights;
“Statement of responsibility and copyright transference to Escola Anna Nery Revista de Enfermagem”
We are also aware that the Journal is an online publication under open access policy. Since the Journal adopts the open access policy, in accordance to Global Health Action (http://www.globalhealthaction.net/index.php/gha/about/editorialPolicies#openAccessPolicy), and SciElo ((http://www.scielo.br/revistas/man/iaboutj.htm), there is no charge for all readers access, download, disseminate and consumer articles, since the purposes are scientific and educational.
Therefore, we are also aware that are part of our responsibility to ask for authorization to publishing in other form or media, to register an acknowledgment to Escola Anna Nery Revista de Enfermagem, and include the manuscript as part of the references listed.
Sending of manuscripts
Submission of manuscripts - Before submitting a manuscript, the author (s) may consult the tutorial ScholarOne system available on the Journal web page.
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