Online Access to the Journal
Journal of Transcultural Nursing is now available free online, exclusively to TCNS members, through SAGE Journals Online. Here are your
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: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,
1. Go to the The Journal of Transcultural Nursing site at http://tcn.sagepub.com/
2. For first time user, click on the "Activations/Acct Mgr" link on the left side of the page.
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 the pull down menu.
5. After you enter your Member Number, select your society, and click "Submit," just follow the simple instructions on the screen. On the
“Instructions” page, be sure to 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.
6. Once complete, return to the electronic journal homepage and select the journal cover for access to the current issue or click “Current
7. To select an issue from the archive, click “Select an Issue from the Archive,” located in the middle of the screen
8. To search for articles, either click “Search for Articles” or use the quick search located at the bottom of the screen.
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.