Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

RN to BSN Program Library Research Guide

Designed to assist undergraduate nursing students find high quality information for their papers and projects.

Recommended Guides

Students writing nursing papers normally use APA Style to cite their sources.

A print copy of the most recent edition is kept behind the Circulation Desk, on the first floor of the Library, for in-library use. Ask for it by call number.

Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. 6th Ed. - Permanent Reserve BF76.7 .P83 2010

APA web links

American Psychological Association Style offers free tutorials and maintains a super helfpul blog where users can post specific questions about APA style.

Online Citation & Style Guides

Quick Link to RefWorks

Literature matrices

As you read research studies, you'll find it helpful to take notes on how the studies pertain to your question/purpose and how they relate to each other. To organize your thoughts and themes, try using a matrix to take notes as you read the studies. You can use the a 'matrix' to collect the relevant information you'll need to write your synthesis and help you stay organized, so that you're not flipping back and forth through your articles.

About Us 

Chronicle of Higher Education

Renew Books Online

Suggestion Box

Library Fines

Giving to the Library

Request a Purchase

Open Computers

Student Employment

Andruss Library | 570-389-4205 | reference@bloomu.edu
©Copyright Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania • 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg PA 17815-1301 • 570.389.4000