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DNP Doctor of Nursing Practice: Writing Resources

Library guide for those enrolled the DNP Program.

The Writing Center

The RBHS Writing Center provides writing tutoring to RBHS undergraduate and graduate students. Professional tutors will offer support in critical reading, research, and writing skills. Both in-person and virtual sessions are available by appointment.
Location

The Writing Center is located in the Rutgers University George F. Smith Library of the Health Sciences, in the library’s current e-classroom M906.  The library is located at 30 Twelfth Avenue, Newark, NJ.

Spring 2020 Tutoring
January 7 - May 22, 2020

Mondays: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesdays: 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursdays: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Making an Appointment
Email us at rbhswc@newark.rutgers.edu
Call us at  973-972-0661
   or
Stop in at our front desk (Room M906):
Mondays: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesdays: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Articles

Editorial: Evidence-Based Guidelines for Avoiding the Most Common APA Errors in
Journal Article Submissions.  

Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie, Julie P. Combs, John R. Slate, and Rebecca K. Frels
Sam Houston State University

The authors provide evidence-based guidelines to help authors avoid committing APA errors. Specifically, we provide guidelines for adhering to APA style using findings from Combs, Onwuegbuzie, and Frels’ (2010) mixed analysis of 110 manuscripts submitted to Research in the Schools over a 6-year period. Combs et al. identified the 60 most common APA errors grouped into 14 themes. We contend that an efficient way for authors to learn APA style is to focus initially on these common errors and error themes. Further, we contend that these errors provide useful starting points for persons who teach APA style. Finally, authors of the APA Publication Manual might use this information to determine which rules and guidelines to emphasize.

EndNote

EndNote is a program that helps users quickly collect and organize references from online sources (or elsewhere), create a searchable personal database, find and cite these references while writing, create bibliographies formatted in their style of choice, and manage PDF files. The Libraries are licensed to provide access to EndNote for students, faculty, and staff of all Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) schools and units.

An EndNote LibGuide is also available to assist you in learning this useful piece of software. http://libguides.rutgers.edu/_endnote

This provides link to short Youtube videos, tutorials and users manuals. The Smith Library also offers workshops on using EndNote. You can register for a class by clicking HERE.

If you are a distance learner and are having difficulty downloading EndNote, please contact 972-972-9551 or 973-972-4358 in Newark, 732-235-7604 in New Brunswick for further instructions.

 

Writing Resources

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