History of the Journal of Nursing of the Federal University of Santa Maria

Maria de Lourdes Denardin Budó Carmem Lúcia Colomé Beck Dalva Cezar da Silva Francine Cassol Prestes Rhea Silvia de Avila Soares Raquel Pötter Garcia About the authors



To report the history of the Journal of Nursing of the Federal University of Santa Maria.


This is an experience report based on information from secondary materials, such as websites and documents. Data were grouped and presented according to the time sequence.


The magazine was established in 2010 and in its six years of existence, the number of published articles increased from 58 to 75, it was approved for indexation in databases and obtained the Qualis B3. Actions were aimed at strengthening the journal, searching for financial resources, increasing disclosure, the number of reviewers and collaborators.


The magazine’s history involves several steps, which have been permeated by challenges and achievements that involve the search for the continuous strengthening of the journal and related publications.

Nursing; Electronic journals; Journal article; Periodicals

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