Resources & Journals

 

Resources

The International Writing Centers Association fosters the development of writing center directors, tutors, and staff by sponsoring meetings, publications, and other professional activities; by encouraging scholarship connected to writing center-related fields; and by providing an international forum for writing center concerns.

The Writing Center Online Resource Database (or WcORD) provides links to a variety of electronic resources (writing center websites and blogs, individual WCenter posts, full-text journal articles, videos, and more) in an open-access, searchable database.

The Writing Centers Research Project shares information about writing centers from across the country.

The National Census on Writing shares information about writing centers and writing programs collected from institutions around the country.

WCenter is the listserv for writing center professionals. Subscribe or access the archive.

SoCal Writing Centers is the listserv for writing center professionals in the southern California, southern Nevada, and southern Utah. Access the archive or subscribe by contacting Percival Guevarra.

Journals

The Writing Center Journal is committed to publishing strong empirical research and theoretical scholarship relevant to writing centers and to building a stronger research community for writing centers.

Praxis: A Writing Center Journal  is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal published biannually by the University Writing Center at the University of Texas at Austin. As a forum for writing-center practitioners, Praxis welcomes articles from writing-center consultants, administrators, and others concerned with issues related to writing-center training, consulting, labor, administration, and initiatives

The Writing Lab Newsletter  is a forum for exchanging ideas and information about writing centers in high schools, colleges, and universities.

The Peer Review is a new venue for writing center scholarship published by IWCA: a peer reviewed, open access, fully online, and multimodal journal to showcase the best scholarship of our field.