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Resources for RN-to-BSN Students

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Helpful information on writing in the Nursing field:

APA Help

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Most University nursing students are required to use APA (American Psychological Association) style. This style requires a mix of in-text citations, rather than footnotes, and a detailed references list at the end of the work.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Writing Center

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Writing Center provides free online asynchronous tutoring to help students through the writing process. In-person help is suspended at this time.

To utilize the Online Writing Center, visit their enrollment page on Moodle, then choose “Enroll Me” and the course will begin to show on your Moodle dashboard. You will receive further information about the online tutoring process once you are enrolled in the course.

The tutors at the UL Lafayette Writing Center are eager to help students at any stage of the writing process.

If you have questions, contact the Writing Center at (337) 482-5224 or