Student Resources

IMPORTANT: To log in to any OSF database or access Academic Writer, students need to register for an OpenAthens account (

When filling out the self-registration form, students should sign-up using their school email address.

Paper Writing Links

APA Style Home Page
Web site of the American Psychological Association
Find information on all aspects of APA Style
Check their blog for in-depth info

Citation Machine
Free. Mostly accurate, but check your final reference entries and citations, especially for APA-style capitalization.

DOI Resolver
Enter the digital object identifier (doi) of your journal article and it will pull up the citation

In Pictures
In Pictures online tutorials are based on pictures, not words. They’re the easiest way to learn computer subjects. No complicated multimedia, just pictures that show exactly what to do. Word, PowerPoint, etc. NO ADS  

Purdue OWL
Purdue OWL  describes how to use the American Psychological Association (APA) citation and format style. It contains resources on in-text citation and the References page, as well as APA sample papers, slide presentations, and the APA classroom poster.

NCLEX Exam Preparation Questions

National Council of State Boards of Nursing


Khan Academy

Plagiarism Checkers

Dupli Checker

Plagiarism Checker .com

Did I Plagiarize?

Nurse Theorist Links


Discover Nursing the Campaign for Nursing

Drug Information Portal
From the U.S. National Library of Medicine 

Health and Healthcare in Video

Lab Tests Online
Peer-reviewed, Non-Commercial, Patient Centered

MedlinePlus: Trusted Health Information for You

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

State Boards of Nursing

Community Resource from U.S. Government

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Healthy People

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Census Bureau


Counseling and Therapy in Video

Graduate Student & Research Links

American Nurses Credentialing Center

ERIC Education Resources Information Center

National Guideline Clearing House
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality