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Focus and Scope

Sri Lankan Journal of Nursing (SLJN) is a peer-reviewed journal published annually by the Graduate Nurses’ Foundation of Sri Lanka (GNFSL). The journal provides a forum for nurses to publish quality research related to all aspects of the discipline of nursing including but not limited to nursing education, clinical nursing, nursing management and leadership and public health nursing. Research across a range of biological, behavioral, psychosocial, spiritual, ethical and cultural aspects of health are within the editorial focus. 

The primary aim of the journal is to promote and share high standard research findings for enhancement of safe and effective care for the public by nurses in collaboration with other health professionals. Further, the SLJN promotes evidence-based practice through the diversity of research and scholarship.

Publication Frequency

The Sri Lankan Journal of Nursing publishes two issues a year.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. There is no embargo on the journal’s publications. Submission and acceptance dates, along with publication dates, are made available on the PDF format for each paper.

Article Processing Charges

Rs. 5000.00 (article processing charge) is charged from the authors for each article accepted.

Archiving Policy

This journal is available for LOCKSS harvesting, to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. See LOCKSS harvesting start page.

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