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Nursing resources and subject guides for faculty and students


McGill Writing Centre (MWC) - located in the McLennan-Redpath Library, the MWC will teach you essential writing techniques and skills through a variety of courses, workshops and tutorials, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Just look for the MWC tab at the top of every page in myCourses.

Academic integrity

Style guide for writing your paper

Most ISON instructors and nursing journals will ask that you use APA style, but you will need to verify this on a case by case basis.

APA Style

Managing your references

Citation guides

McGill subject guide created by the citation committee. Learn about EndNote, RefWorks and other citation management programs, as well as various citation styles.


The McGill Library has purchased a site license to EndNote - a popular citation management program that enables you to store, organize, and format the references required in your research. Download this free software now!  You may also sign up for an account to use the Web version of EndNote. NOTE: some features in the desktop version are NOT available in the web version. Have a look at the comparison chart.

Need help using EndNote? Contact an EndNote specialist at McGill  (


Also see the Open Access page of this subject guide.

Core journals in Nursing

No list of journals is comprehensive or static but here are some resources that will help you to identify journals in which you may wish to publish.

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