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Blogs

The Gypsy Nurse. (2018, July 25). Travel nursing: Experiences of travel nurses around the world

     [Blog post]. Retrieved from https://www.thegypsynurse.com/blog/travel-nursing-

     experiences-of-nurses-around-the-world/

  • Do not italicize the titles of posts or comments on blogs or Twitter 

Twitter

St. Mary Medical Center [stmarymed]. (2018, July 23). Care. Technology. Simple human

     kindness.#ThatsOurMission [Tweet]. Retrieved from

     https://twitter.com/stmarymed/status/1021429489883131911

  • Include the Twitter username in brackets, followed by the post date

  • Use the “copy link” function in Twitter to obtain the direct link for the Tweet

Message Posted to an Online Forum

  • Include the author's name (or screen name) and the exact date of posting.
  • After the date, include the "thread" name or "subject line."
  • Don't italicize the title.
  • Include the URL where the posting can be retrieved.
  • Include the list name where the discussion was posted if this information is not part of the URL.

pspecht. (2009, February 9). Re: Brilliant things teachers do with technology [Online forum comment]. Retrieved

     from http://forums.educationworld.com/index.php?t=msg&th=2424&start=0&rid=0&S=e1cdca1c671907159563374a67958573

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