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Reading and Writing Resources

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

WC Online
http://www.therichco.com/wconline/
A program that helps writing center staff schedule sessions online and to track statistics and demographics related to the writing center. This program is personalized to meet the needs of a particular center and the "personalization" can be changed at any time. It also looks as though they've added a new online tutoring module to the program.

Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab)
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
An online writing lab which also has many resources that students and writing centers can access. .

PeerCentered
http://bessie.englab.slcc.edu/pc/
A writing center blog with podcasts, hosted by Clint Gardner.

Writing Centers Research Project
http://coldfusion.louisville.edu/webs/a-s/wcrp/
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)
http://www.writingcenters.org/
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. .

Praxis: A Writing Center Journal
http://projects.uwc.utexas.edu/praxis/
A relatively new e-journal for writing centers. Praxis also maintains an online blog on writing centers.

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

Writing Center Journal
http://louisville.edu/a-s/writingcenter/wcenters/wcj.html /
A scholarly journal on writing centers. Issues older than two years are available for free download from the archives.