The Copyright library guide contains information and links on copyright and fair dealing.
To learn more about plagiarism, consult the library website.
Price, B. (2014). Avoiding plagiarism: guidance for nursing students. Nursing Standard, 28(26), 45-51.
Booth, Y. (1996). Writing an academic essay: a practical guide for nurses. British Journal Of Nursing (Mark Allen Publishing), 5(16), 995-999.
Coughlan M, Cronin P, & Ryan F. (2007). Step-by-step guide to critiquing research. Part 1: quantitative research. British Journal of Nursing, 16(11), 658–663.
Ryan F, Coughlan M, & Cronin P. (2007). Step-by-step guide to critiquing research. Part 2: qualitative research. British Journal of Nursing, 16(12), 738–744.
Below are links to documents on APA formatting rules and a sample paper that highlights formatting.
Students in the Nursing program at VCC use the APA Citation style for their research papers. Here are some helpful guides to APA:
The American Psychological Association offers a free basic tutorial as well as an APA Blog Style giving citation help:
To get an overview on plagiarism, watch this VCC library streaming video:
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