The Malaysian Journal of Nursing has been assigned Systematic Impact Factor (SIF) of 3.05 for the year 2017

Guidelines for Contributing Articles to

TheMalaysian Journal of Nursing (MJN)

 The MJN is the journal reflecting views, reports, matters of interest, and updateswithin the various specialties in Professional Nursing – including ClinicalNursing (which itself has various sub specialties e.g., Psychiatric Nursing,Critical Care Nursing, Oncologic Nursing, etc.), Education (all aspectsrelevant to nursing), Management, Community Health and Research, among others.This journal welcomes ORIGINALLY WRITTEN ARTICLES by contributors, CASESTUDIES, LITERATURE REVIEWS, ANY COMMENTARY RELEVANT TO PROFESSIONAL NURSING,and RESEARCHES/ EVIDENCES that directly affect the professional practice in nursing-be it clinical or otherwise.

Please note to publish in The Malaysian Journal of Nursing (MJN) you have to pay 100 USD as servicing and handling charges (including one printed copy of the particular issue). If necessary you have to pay additional editorial charges separately.

SubmittingArticles and Research Papers

1. Articles should contain approximately 1000 to 4000 words. Shorter or longer submissions may be submitted upon approval from the editor.

2. Articles must be submitted online as an email attachment

3. Articles (including the references) should have the following specifications:

-Text document must be in Microsoft Word compatible format.

-Body text must be double-spaced, in font size 12pt and Times New Roman; Paragraphs are right justified and make sure that all pages are clearly numbered.

-Heading must be font size 16pt, in bold and Times New Roman.

-Subheading must be font size 14pt, in bold and Times New Roman.

4. Plagarism- All articles will be checked for plagarism. If plagarism is found the article will be rejected.

5. Segment the Articles in the following parts:

a. Title Page :

i. Title of article.

ii. The full namesof the authors.

iii. Job title/Occupation, employer, location and affiliation of each author.

iv. Name and address of the author responsible for correspondence (Include address,telephone number and email address).

b. Abstract:Provide a 100 to 200-word glimpse about the article’s framework/outline, which will include major findings if it is a research article.

c. Tables, Illustrations, Figures and Photographs : Graphics such as tables, illustrations, figures and photographs that are in low resolution must be embedded in the article you are submitting (in MS word). High resolution version of the graphics must be e-mailed to us as additional attachment.

d. References: Use the Harvard Referencing Guide.

e. Consent: If you are publishing photographs of patients, kindly secure their consent. E-mail us a copy of the agreement along with your article or research papers.

f. Copyright waiver: Along with the article, the copyright waiver statement duly signed by author and co-author(s) must be submitted.  

All articles published in The Malaysian Journal of Nursing will have copyrights under MJN. (Copyright Waiver Form)


Submitting Letters and Comments

This is open; you may use the guidelines in submitting articles and research papers.Address your viewpoints, and comments to the Editor of MJN in the contacts provided in the previous articles herein.

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