Writing for Publication--Nursing
This guide provides information and resources for nurses intending to share their research or knowledge by publishing.
Scholarly Colloquium for Nursing Faculty--Topics:
Narrowing your topic
Using tools available online and through your library
Grant writing and funding
How can you determine an appropriate journal for publishing your article? Try the following:
1) Refer to the lists available through the websites linked here
2) Search the CINAHL Publications list from within the CINAHL database. You are able to click on a journal title and to read a description of the journal. You may also browse the nursing and allied health titles available via CINAHL here.
3) Refer to Ulrich's Periodical Directory via our library databases. The Ulrich's database provides detailed, comprehensive, and authoritative information on serials published throughout the world. Enter your topic or discipline, such as psychiatric nursing, in the search box, and use the limits on the left-hand side of your results to refine your search.
4) Browse through Worldcat's list of nursing journals here.
Below are online resources for grant writing and funding:
Writing Grant Proposals (UNC): http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/grant-proposals-or-give-me-the-money/
Grant Writing (Nursing Education): http://www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/bitstream/10755/335677/1/Marshall,+Lois.pdf
Tips and Tutorials for Writing Grants (National Institute of Health; many of the suggestions are general enough to be applied to any type of grant): https://www.nlm.nih.gov/ep/Tutorial.html ('Grant Process Overview' and 'Writing Your Application' offer good suggestions for planning and developing your proposal)
Grant Programs for Nursing : http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/nursing/ (See the Faculty Development grant, NEPQR grant, the Innovative Nurse Education Technologies grant, and others)
Simulation Innovation Research Center: http://sirc.nln.org/mod/page/view.php?id=90
National League of Nursing: http://www.nln.org/professional-development-programs/grants-and-scholarships/nursing-education-research-grants
Government Grants--National Institute of Health: https://www.nih.gov/grants-funding