College of Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Scholarly Writing

The following list of resources is provided to assist you in writing scholarly papers and in determining what is meant by the term scholarly references. You are encouraged to also check with the library at your site for additional resources.

References Related to Scholarly Writing:

Latham, J.R.. (2002). Thoughts on scholarly writing. Available from:

Hallas, D., & Feldman, H.R. (2006). A guide to scholarly writing in nursing. Back to School. Available from:

Gocsik, K. (Last modified 2005). Writing the academic paper: What is an academic paper? University of Dartmouth. Available at:

References Related to Scholarly References:

Dutch, S. (Last modified 2008). References for college papers. University of Wisconsin. Available at:

Library Guides:

Nursing LibGuide
The ‘Get Help' tab includes a section titled Get Writing Help - Just for Nurses! that provides a list of print and electronic books available at the U of S Library.

Citation Style Guides
In particular, the ‘APA Style' and ‘Why to Cite Sources: Academic Honesty & Plagiarism' tabs

U of S Resources for Writing Papers:

University of Saskatchewan Learning Commons Research Paper Planner

Students input the start date and due date for their paper and are given a timeline for completing each step in the research and writing process. Links are provided to online resources and guides to support the activities in each step.

University Learning Centre Writing Help

Includes information on drop-in tutoring, online tutoring and resources, writing help videos, as well as information about writing workshops on essay-writing, punctuation, grammar, organization, thesis statements, and clarity. There is a section in the writing help videos by Candice Dahl (U of S librarian) on library resources and services related to scholarly research and writing).

University of Saskatchewan Student Conduct & Appeals website

Resources for students: learning how to write to avoid plagiarism