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BSN Writing Tutorial: Selecting Appropriate Sources

This guide is intended to assist the BSN student with writing throughout the program.

Selecting Appropriate Sources

Students should be aware that not all sources are appropriate to use in a scholarly essay.  Your instructor will tell you what kind of sources are required, but generally speaking, instructors expect students to use peer reviewed publications and reputable websites as sources.  We know that it is often difficult for the student to discern what these are.  Use the following link to help you figure out what an appropriate source would be.  As always, if you are unsure of a source that you have selected, ask your instructor.