Reading and Writing Resources

Also view the list of online writing resources in the list of the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Student Resources section.

Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab)
An online writing lab which also has many resources that students and writing centers can access.

Writing Centers Research Project
An online research project on writing centers. They collect a variety of data each year to learn more about the size, scope, and work of writing centers.

International Writing Centers Association (IWCA)
The professional association for writing center specialists. IWCA membership includes a subscription to the Writing Center Journal. The organization hosts an annual conference and offers some grants for writing center research. They also sponsor a Summer Institute for writing center directors. Their website has a number of resources, including CFP's for regional conferences and resources for starting a writing center.

The Writing Lab Newsletter
A writing center journal edited by Muriel (Mickey) Harris of Purdue U. Previous issues are available for free download from the site.

Praxis: A Writing Center Journal
An e-journal for writing centers. Praxis also maintains an online blog on writing centers.