CJNR (Canadian Journal of Nursing Research) is an international peer-reviewed journal published quarterly by the Ingram School of Nursing at McGill University and dedicated to scholarship in nursing and health care. We are proud to be one of the most downloaded journals in the Ingentaconnect.com collection (in the top 1%). Over the past four and a half decades we have published articles by both leading and emerging scholars from around the world.

CJNR publishes qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-method research on diverse topics of relevance to nursing and health care. The Journal welcomes well-designed experimental and non-experimental research studies (see the Author Guidelines for more details). CJNR invites submissions on methodological issues and innovations, conceptual models, integrated reviews, and scholarly papers.

Prior to submitting a manuscript, authors are requested to send a letter of inquiry on their proposed topic to: cjnr.nursing [at] mcgill.ca


Researchers in nursing and health sciences, educators, clinicians, administrators, policy makers, graduate students.

Abstracting / Indexing

The CJNR is indexed in: MEDLINE, HealthSTAR, CINAHL, PsycINFO, CancerLit, AIDSLine, BioethicsLine, BNI, CBCA, Social Files (Sociological Abstracts), International Nursing Index, Infotrieve and Ingentaconnect indexing.

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Since January 2014 CJNR is an online only journal. Current issues are subscription based and are controlled by a 3-year moving wall.

To purchase and download:

2012-2015 (Current Year)



To order Print Copies (2013-1969) please email: cjnr.nursing [at] mcgill.ca.


Permission to reproduce CJNR journal content:  CJNR holds the copyright on all its published journal content, whether in print or electronic form. All journal content is subject to database protections and "fair use" provisions of Canada or applicable international copyright laws [http://www.cb-cda.gc.ca/act-loi/index-e.html].

CJNR grants permission for authors, readers and third parties to reproduce material from its print and electronic journal. Requests to reproduce material from CJNR should be directed to Copibec at licences [at] copibec.qc.ca.

AUTHORS - If you wish to reuse your own article (or an amended version of it) in a new publication of which you are the author, editor or co-editor, a no-charge permission is granted. To request permissions, please contact cjnr.nursing [at] mcgill.ca.


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