Update Acta Orthopaedica 2018

During 2018 NOF makes a number of updates and changes for Acta. The most important are

  • Acta will be ”online only” for all NOF societies’ members
  • Acta will be distributed as an ”e-zine” (”flippable pdf”) to each of the national societies for further distribution to each society member
  • All members will receive a 100% discount on article publishing charges (APC) which have been introduced as from this year

Short information about Acta Orthopaedica

Acta is published with six issues per year and volume. Each volume comprises approx. 720-750 pages and all content is available free online for everyone.

During 2017 more than 120 units were published, the vast majority of these were original articles.

In 2017 Acta had close to 1.2 million full text downloads from Taylor & Francis Online (TFO) and PubMedCentral (PMC). All volumes and issues from 1930 are available online.

The latest impact factor was 3.446 and Acta is ranked 7 out of 76 journals in the “Orthopaedics” category.

Acta ”online only”; acces to Acta Orthopaedica for members of the NOF

The easiest way for the members to access Acta is to go to www.tandfonline.com/iort and get immediate access to the latest issues, the early online articles (not yet published in an issue) and the complete archive.

Each member can also register for ”New content alerts” on this site and thereby get regular updates about Acta and new articles.


Acta Orthopaedica will be distributed as an ”e-zine” (a ”flippable pdf” edition) of each of the Acta issues for 2018 and 2019. This ”e-zine” will be sent – as a link – to all individual NOF members.

100% Discount on article fee for NOF members   

Acta has introduced and article publishing charge (APC) for EURO 1,750 for all published articles as from 2018 onwards. However, all members of the NOF will have a 100% discount on this fee and so it is completely free, and without any costs at all, for individual NOF members to publish articles in Acta.

Congresses, Courses and Meetings

Coming events

Past events

  • NOF Congresses

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Acta Orthopaedica, current issue
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Invitation for the General Assembly of the NOF Thursday June 14th, 4.45 PM, Reykjavik, Iceland
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Update Acta Orthopaedica 2018
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Registration open now! 59th NOF Congress 13-15 June 2018, Reykjavik, Iceland
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Registration is open: Spinal Instructional Course in Reykjavik, Iceland
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NOF Congress Grant for residents and young orthopaedic surgeons; submission period is closed
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NOF supports and facilitates Instructional Courses of member country societies
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