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Scholarly Writing and Publishing: Nursing/Health Sciences

This guide is designed to help you find materials from the Houston Cole Library or online for scholarly writing and publication.

JSU Writing Center

Need assistance with writing assignments? The JSU English Department Writing Center's mission is to "assist students, faculty, and staff at any point in the writing process, from invention to revision." Make an in-person appointment or meet virtually with Microsoft Teams.

Selected Books on Writing for Publication

Below are selected electronic books held by the library. Click on the title or cover to see the book or check the online catalog for availability.

Writing Journal Articles

Predatory Publishing

Search Tips


Academic or scholarly writing and publishing and related subjects span several disciplines, Library floors, and subject headings. Below are just a few selected examples of Library of Congress call number ranges for browsing.

Writing in Nursing and Health Sciences: 9th Floor
RT 24 Nursing- Authorship

Writing: 5th Floor
LB 2369 Academic Writing

Academic Writing: 6th Floor
PN 146 Scholarly Publishing
PE 1408 Academic Writing

Some Keyword Searches in the JaxCat catalog are:

  • Academic journals writing
  • Academic writing
  • Writing in nursing
  • Scholarly writing

Some Subject Heading Searches in the JaxCat catalog are:

  • Technical writing
  • Communication in science
  • Technical writing--Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Resources for Wrting for Publication

Scholarly Publishing Presentations

Selected Web Resources

Health and Sciences Librarian

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Paula Barnett-Ellis
9th Floor
Houston Cole Library
Jacksonville State University
700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265-1602

Literature Reviews

Where to Submit a Paper

Nursing Journal Lists