Online Access to the Journal
    Instructions for setting up your new account to view JTCN online.
    You will be able to view and search issues back to 1989.
    To access the electronic version of The Journal of Transcultural Nursing:

  1. Go to the The Journal of Transcultural Nursing site at
  2. For first time users, click on the "Activations/Society Membership" link under one time activation.
  3. On the resulting page, click on the activation link “Activate Your Editor/Society Member Subscription”  
  4. You will be prompted to enter your Member Number and select your society (TCNS) from a pull down menu.
  5. After you enter your Member Number, select Transcultural Nursing Society (Members) from the drop down list and then click
  6. Follow the instructions as they appear.   Check your personal data, enter a username, and password, and click submit to confirm
    the activation. Do not click the Journal Title link until the confirmation process has been completed. - You will also need the email
    address you currently have on file in the TCNS office.  
  7. Once complete, return to the electronic journal homepage and select the journal cover for access to the current issue or click
    “Current Issue.”  To select an issue from the archive, click “Select an Issue from the Archive.  
  8. To search for articles, either click “Search for Articles” or use the quick search located at the bottom of the screen.

To activate your account, you will create a username and password to use when returning to the site. If you forget your username or password, go to the
“subscriptions” link on the left side of the page and look for the link “What to do if you forget your User Name and/or Password.” You will be asked to provide
some information about yourself. Upon confirmation of the information, the username or password will be emailed to you. If you require technical assistance
or information regarding your username/password  please contact the SAGE Journals Online technical assistance located on the top of the web page under
“contact us.”     If you require assistance with your TCNS member number or TCNS membership please contact (888)432-5470.   You will need an email
address on file with TCNS in order to activate your online subscription.  Please look for a letter and new membership card in your mail which will provide you
with the necessary information to activate you account.