Month: December 2015

Best Wishes for the Holidays

NursingWriting goes on holiday hiatus, but we wish our readers the greetings of the season and best wishes for the new year!

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The Wisdom of Robert Boice

Writing for Inside Higher Ed, Madeleine Elfenbein offers a tribute to Robert Boice, whose wisdom she gleans: https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/gradhacker/take-it-easy-wisdom-robert-boice    The research of Boice has provided an extensive evidence base for how scholars and researchers work (or don't work) when it comes to writing and publishing.

ANF 10,000 Nurses on Boards Coalition

Visibility and voice are important themes in the history of nursing. Nursing silence and invisibility doesn't just impair the profession of nursing; it also deprives health professions and society in general from important insights and advocacy. The 10,000 Nurses on Boards Coalition with the American Nurses Foundation is a national initiative to promote, prepare, and … Continue reading ANF 10,000 Nurses on Boards Coalition

What Do Authors Want from Peer Review?

Author Services of Taylor & Francis has undertaken a study of researchers’ views and has published Peer Review in 2015: A Global View. Background here: http://authorservices.taylorandfrancis.com/peer-review-in-2015/ The white paper here: http://authorservices.taylorandfrancis.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Peer-Review-2015-white-paper.pdf Topics include: The purpose and benefits of peer review; peer review ethics; the mechanics of peer review; alternative models of peer review.