Submission Guidelines for Doctor of Nursing Practice Projects

Who Can Submit

The Doctor of Nursing Practice Projects collection only publishes final project materials approved by The School of Nursing at Boise State University and the project's individual committee chair(s). For additional information, please read the policies for this specific collection. If you have further questions please contact

Before you Submit

Double check the following:
  • Final presentation title is reflected on any documents to be submitted
  • Title page includes the following:
    - Committee Chair's name and title(s)
    - Committee members names and titles
  • Abstract (500 word max.)
  • Keywords reflect the main subject matter of your research (10 max.)

How to Submit Documents


Make sure your document(s) are in an acceptable format. We can accept papers in Microsoft Word (*.DOC/*.DOCX, Rich Text Format (*.RTF), or Adobe Acrobat (*.PDF - preferred).

If you use a word-processing program other than Microsoft Word, look for an "Export" or "Save as" option in the program you are using and save the document as an *.RTF file. If you have questions, please contact

All images on your paper should have alternative text (alt text) applied to them.

Additional Files

Any additional files must be approved by the committee chair, and evidence of this approval must be sent to the repository manager at

The Submission Process

Please read the instruction on the submission form carefully, and enter the information to best of your knowledge.

If you have multiple files, continue to fill out the submission form; however, when you reach the section "Upload Files" select "Link out to File" and leave the entry line blank. Email for further instructions.

Subject Category

When you are selecting a primary subject category, please select one that describes your project the best. Do not add or subtract, these do not function like keywords. From the subject categories list, select an option under "Medicine and Health Sciences: Nursing" only.

If your project covers more than one area of Nursing listed, please select the broader category: "Medicine and Health Sciences: Nursing"


Project Title:
"Reducing Obesity in Hispanic Preschoolers in Oregon County Community Center"

Subject Category:
Medicine and Health Sciences: Nursing: Public Health and Community Nursing

Once you have completed and reviewed the form, click "Submit".

After Submitting

After you submit your information and the accompanying document, you will receive a confirmation message that your submission form went through. This message will contain a revision link if any adjustments are needed. Once received staff will review your submission for any issues, and you will be notified by e-mail if adjustments need to be made.

You will also receive an email message once your work is officially posted.

After Posting

If you have any questions or would like to post a revised version of your materials on the site after the record has been officially posted, please contact the repository manager at