Resources for Authors & Editors
Writing and publishing tips. Blog with features and news about journal publishing, grants, conferences, and issues of interest to nurse authors, as well as writing and publishing tips for nurse writers.
Nurse Author Editor. An international publication dedicated to nurse authors, editors and reviewers. Users register for the site, but it is open access after registration.
A page, put out by Stanford University, that lists resources pertaining to fair use and copyright. Contains many excellent resources. Don't neglect the President's statement.
Everything you wanted to know about U.S. copyright, but did not know how to ask.
The full copyright law.
SHERPA RoMEO - Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving. This site shows what type of permission you have to have to post your article on the Web before and after publication.
If you permissions to use copyrighted material, or need answers to specific questions, or want to find out the latest developments in copyright issues, you can probably find what you need at the Copyright Clearance Center.
Excellent resource from Simmons College describing the AMA style as well as providing examples.
Learing APA Style. This page from the American Psychological Association has links to tutorials for the APA 6th edition including samples.
This site, free to use, allows you to check your paper for possible plagiarism.
Wikipedia about plagiarism. Discusses plagiarism in academia, journals, online plagiarism and self-plagiarism.