Welcome to Scholarly Writing Resources in Nursing!

This website serves as a compilation of quality resources for writing in the discipline of nursing.  Scroll down!

APA Format Resources

Purdue OWL APA Format Guide at https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

Leibold, N. (2017). The difference between citations and references. [animated video]. Retrieved at https://wideo.co/view/9914661500755243891?utm_source=CopyPaste&utm_medium=share&utm_campaign=editor

APA style   http://www.apastyle.org/


APA tutorial by Nancyruth:  

Leibold, N. (2018).  Writing lab:  An introduction to APA format.  Edition 3.0.  Retrieve at 


How to set a Running head in APA format video below:




APA Tips for Writing in Nursing:  An Electronic Poster:  http://nleibold.edu.glogster.com/apa-tips-for-writing-in-nursing/


Some of the following resources can help you with APA, however a word of caution as these resources do not do perfect APA format, so you still will need to proof and edit their suggestions!

Knight Cite at http://www.calvin.edu/library/knightcite/?standard=APA

Minnesota State University, Mankato Writing Resources for Learners:  http://www.mnsu.edu/writing/student.html

Scholarly Writing Resources in Nursing

How to write paragraph summaries of nursing research studies for your review of literature section of the evidence-based paper 2.0.  (Storybird Software Online Book).  Retrieve at  http://storybird.com/books/how-to-write-paragraph-summaries-of-nursing-resear/?token=fj48q535rr

How to set custom grammar and spell checks in word:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmrRmt7aOSM

Writing a scientific abstract in nursing by Purdue Owl.  Go to URL and download powerpoint presentation to watch:  https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/706/01/

Purdue Owl Writing as a Professional Nurse  at  https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/922/01/


UCLA Writing in Nursing  http://gsrc.ucla.edu/gwc/resources/writing-in-nursing.html


Purdue Owl Writing in Nursing     https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/4/29/


Purdue Owl Writing in Nursing Bibliography   https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/671/04/


NursingWriting    http://nursingwriting.wordpress.com/

Nurse, Author, & Editor is a free online journal.  You will need to open an account and then you will have free access to the articles in this journal.   At http://www.nurseauthoreditor.com/default.asp

Help with Proofing and Editing

UNC Editing and Proofing at http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/editing-and-proofreading/

Grammarly at http://www.grammarly.com/?alt1051=3

Emory University Revising and Copyediting at http://writingcenter.emory.edu/resources/revising_and_copyediting_resources.html

University of Minnesota Online Grammar Handbook:  http://www.tc.umn.edu/~jewel001/grammar/index.htm

Proofread Grammar Base at http://proofread.grammarbase.com/

UNC Proofreading Video at http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/proofreading/

UNC Getting Feedback on your Writing at http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/getting-feedback/

 UNC Author Feedback Sheet at http://writingcenter.unc.edu/faculty-resources/classroom-handouts/author-feedback/

Help with Grammar by Emory University:  http://writingcenter.emory.edu/resources/grammar.html

Writing to Find a Nursing Position/Job

How to write a RN Resume by UCSF (15 minute tutorial that shows you step by step how to write your RN resume):  http://www.screencast.com/t/MmMxMThm

Resume and Cover Letter Writing Examples and Resources from UCSF:  http://career.ucsf.edu/nursing-students/job-searches/cvs-resumes-cover-letters

Publishing Resources

Writing for Publication, a free e-book authored by Christine Webb (2008) is at http://www.nurseauthoreditor.com/WritingforPublicationbooklet2008.pdf