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The heresy of the 'recent' reference

Burnard, Philip and Gill, Paul 2007. The heresy of the 'recent' reference. Nurse Education Today 27 (7) , pp. 665-666. 10.1016/j.nedt.2007.05.003

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It would appear that a heresy has developed in nurse education that only very recent references should be used in writing – indeed the more recent, the better. Quite where this thinking has come from is unclear; however this apparent obsession with up-to-date references is, arguably, naïve, limiting and just, plain wrong.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Healthcare Sciences
Publisher: Elsevier
ISSN: 0260-6917
Last Modified: 20 Dec 2017 02:36

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