The authors of "Scholarship in Nursing: Current View" are to be commended for their efforts to delineate Boyer's (1990) Model of Scholarship and its application to nursing. Acorn and Osborne critically appraise the four dimensions of scholarship highlighted by Boyer, namely, the scholarship of discovery, integration, application and teaching. The authors further illustrate activities within these four domains to differentiate between scholarly activities and scholarship; the latter is distinguished by requiring the three criteria of documentation, peer review and public dissemination.
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