B – Publishing in nursing

Broome ME. The dynamic world of publishing in nursing: impact assessment. Nursing Outlook 2013;30:379-380
(doi: 10.1016/j.outlook.2013.10.001)

This article describes some new and dynamic concepts in publishing. In addition to the web-based systems for submitting manuscripts to journals, that shortened considerably the amount of time to transmit manuscripts to reviewers and back again to the editor, an important concept is that of  journal metrics. The latest methods of measuring impact are called altmetrics and are being used by publishers to assess the widespread use of one’s article,