Editorial News

Lisa O'Donoghue-Lindy
2013 Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health  
Over that time, the Journal has grown in reputation and its impact factor has risen to a high of 3.122, placing it in the top 16% of the scientific edition of the Public, Environmental and Occupational Health journals in the 2011 Journal Citation Report and the top 6% of the social sciences edition. Submissions to the Journal are at an all time high and the acceptance rate stands at 18% as a result. The number of articles published in each issue will increase over time to incorporate more
more » ... sions meeting the Journal's high quality standards. The Journal is rightly proud of its recent achievements and is recognized for its responsive editorial process and rapid online publication of articles. We believe that NOROSH is a major step propelling the Journal forward on this successful path. The journal is unique among its occupational health competitors in that it retains its publishing independence and is not owned or overseen by any commercial publishing house. As of the end of 2012, the journal had not received outside funding and was sustained mostly through paid subscriptions. We believe the NOROSH platform will enable Scand J Work Environ Health to reach more readers and attract new authors by offering new services and opportunities using internet technologies and moving gradually toward a fully open access (OA) model. In addition to solidifying Nordic cooperation, NOROSH was established in 2012 to secure the economic stability of Scand J Work Environ Health.
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