Elsevier Selected as Publisher for The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses

Philadelphia, October 19, 2015

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, and The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) have announced that Elsevier will publish AWHONN’s official publications, Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing (JOGNN) and Nursing for Women’s Health (NWH), beginning with the 2016 volumes.

Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing (JOGNN) is a premier resource for health care professionals committed to clinical scholarship that advances the health care of women and newborns. With a focus on nursing research, JOGNN addresses the latest science, practice, policies, opinions, and trends in the care of women, families with children, and newborns.

Nursing for Women’s Health (NWH) publishes original research with a clinical focus, as well as review articles and practice articles, which present the practical application of evidence and innovation within the most important women’s health, obstetric and neonatal topics. As a refereed, clinical practice journal, NWH provides professionals involved in the nursing care of women and newborns with evidence-based information in a practical, easy-to-read format.

The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses and Elsevier publishing agreement provides continued global growth opportunities for JOGNN and NWH as they are added to ScienceDirect, Elsevier’s leading information solution that empowers over 15 million researchers, teachers, students, healthcare professionals and information professionals around the world to be more impactful in their work.t To support the journals’ goals related to the translation and application of evidence into practice, JOGNN and NWH will also be featured in ClinicalKey, Elsevier’s point-of-care information system in hospitals and health care offices worldwide. ClinicalKey is a scholarly search engine that thinks and works the way nurses and other health care providers do to make it easier to find and apply relevant knowledge in the fast-paced clinical setting.

“Our publishing relationship with Elsevier will enable AWHONN to take JOGNN and Nursing for Women’s Health to the next level,” said AWHONN CEO, Lynn Erdman MN, RN, FAAN.  “We are excited with this new collaboration.”

“We are delighted and honored to enter this publishing agreement with AWHONN on the publication of the Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing and Nursing for Women’s Health and we look forward to working together closely to further increase the journals’ authorship, reach, and impact.” said Peter Harrison, VP Health and Medical Sciences at Elsevier.


The Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing (JOGNN), is an internationally ranked, scientific and technical journal published bimonthly by the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses. JOGNN is online at jognn.awhonn.org

About Nursing for Women's Health
Nursing for Women's Health (NWH) is a bimonthly refereed clinical practice journal of the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses. The journal circulates to more than 25,000 nurses who care for women and newborns.

Since 1969, the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) has been the foremost authority promoting the health of women and newborns and strengthening the nursing profession through the delivery of superior advocacy, research, education, and other professional and clinical resources. AWHONN represents the interests of 350,000 registered nurses working in women's health, obstetric, and neonatal nursing across the United States. Learn more about AWHONN at www.awhonn.org.

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps scientists and clinicians to find new answers, reshape human knowledge, and tackle the most urgent human crises. For 140 years, we have partnered with the research world to curate and verify scientific knowledge. Today, we’re committed to bringing that rigor to a new generation of platforms. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, 39,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. www.elsevier.com

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