Research Resources


A compilation of library resources for DNP students

Tips for Professional Writing

There are many online resources that will help you with your professional writing in the DNP program. The Highlander Knowledge Center of Radford University provides online tutoring in many subjects including writing skills. This online tutoring is called SmartThinking, and, as a Radford University student, you may get an account there free of charge. With SmartThinking, you may submit a paper for critique. Find access to SmartThinking via MyRU under the student tab.

IRB Tutorial

The Radford University Institutional Review Board (IRB) offers tutorials on the IRB process.

Additional online resources

How to write a thesis statement
Indiana University

The Introductory Paragraph
UC Santa Barbara Writing Program

Paragraphs and Topic Sentences
Indiana University

Using Evidence
Indiana University

Writing an essay  in APA style
Easy Bib