Resources For Authors

The following articles discuss academic writing and how to write for journal publication. They would be useful to potential contributors to the WURJHNS. We would like to thank Dr. Jim Dickey at The University of Western Ontario for recommending them.

Writing for publication: A guide for new authors
by Nancy Dixon
International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 13(5), 417-421, (2001)

Elements of style
Nature Physics, 3(9), 581, (2007)

Guidelines on style for scientific writing
by Will G. Hopkins
Sportscience, 3(1), (1999)

Contributing to research: The basic elements of a scientific manuscript
by A. P. Kurmis
Radiography, 9(4), 277-282, (2003)

Writing academic papers: A guide for prospective authors
by R. Newell
Intensive and Critical Care Nursing, 17(2), 110-116, (2001)

Writing up your research results for publication
by Peter D. Wagner
Chest, 136(2), 639-642, (2009)

Writing for publication in biomedical journals
by Lynn J. White
Prehospital Emergency Care, 6(s2), S32-S37, (2002)