Institute of Hygiene is the publisher of a journal Slauga. Mokslas ir praktika (Eng. Nursing. Science and Practices). Vilnius University gives the Institute the opportunity to use the scholarly journals publishing platform, does not participate in content creation.
ISSN 1648-0570 / ISSN 2669-1760 (online)
Focus and scope. The journal of the Institute of Hygiene. The journal Slauga. Mokslas ir praktika is designed for nursing professionals, midwives, dental care professionals as well as for rehabilitation and public health specialists. It is a peer-reviewed journal. Scientific peer-review papers are being reviewed by academics of high schools providing training of healthcare specialists (colleges and universities) and holding academic degrees.
Non-scientific section of the journal presents analyses of clinical cases, legal information, updates of scientific literature, teaching and information papers. Editorial board contributes to the tailoring of journal content and implementation of designated mission. Editorial board includes professional organizations and societies.
Since 2014 the Journal Slauga. Mokslas ir praktika is included in the List of Lithuanian Scientific Serials. It became a member of the Association of Lithuanian Serials in 2015.
Publication frequency: One volume per year. Each volume consists of 12 monthly issues.
Languages. The journal accepts articles in Lithuanian and English.
Charges. The journal does not charge article processing charges or submission charges.
We are member of the Initiative for Open Citations (i4OC) which is a multi-stakeholder project to make scholarly citation data openly available to enable the creation of new and better metrics.
We are members of the The Initiative for Open Abstracts (I4OA) which is a collaboration between scholarly publishers, infrastructure organizations, librarians, researchers and other interested parties to advocate and promote the unrestricted availability of the abstracts of the world's scholarly publications, particularly journal articles and book chapters, in trusted repositories where they are open and machine-accessible.
The journal is a participant of Open Archives Initiative. The Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) is a low-barrier mechanism for repository interoperability.
History: In 1997 Center of the Advanced Training and Specialization of Healthcare Specialists (now, Institute of Hygiene) initiated the publishing of the newspaper Šalpusnis (Eng. Coltsfoot). This newspaper had been published from January 1, 1997 to 2000. Taking into account development of nursing and nursing science, in 2001 the newspaper Šalpusnis was transformed into the journal Slauga. Mokslas ir praktika. It was a monthly journal. Since 2015 peer-reviewed scientific papers are published.