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Articles listed below from WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship and Writing Center Journal may be accessed full-text from several databases, including CompPile, WLN online, and Education Research Complete. Some of these databases require subscriptions, but others are open access. For a complete list of databases that provide full-text access to these two IWCA-affiliated journals, visit www.writingcenters.org/publications/ .

The IWCA Bibliography is available as a PDF.

Neal Lerner’s Dissertation Bibliography is available as a PDF.

Bibliography of ESL Resources, compiled by Nick David, Assistant Coordinator of the ESL Writing Lab at Brigham Young University: MLA formatted and APA formatted.

Annotated Bibliography: “Reading for Racial Justice: A Project of the IWCA SIG on Antiracism Activism,” by Beth Godbee, Bobbi Olson, and the SIG Collective–Annotations represent initial efforts at sharing resources with the wider writing center community and are offered as a starting point and for discussions in writing centers.

Publications

Books

Boquet, Elizabeth H.Noise from the Writing Center. Logan, UT: Utah State P., 2001.

Farrell, Pamela B. The High School Writing Center: Establishing and Maintaining One. Urbana, IL: NCTE, 1989. (As of 2012, this publication is available fully online at the WAC Clearinghouse: http://wac.colostate.edu/books/hswc/ )

Harris, Muriel. Teaching One-to-One: The Writing Conference. Urbana, IL: NCTE Press, 1986.

Kent, Richard. Creating Student-Staffed Writing Centers, Grades 6-12. New York, NY: Peter Lang, 2006.

Kinkead, Joyce A. and Jeanette C. Harris. Writing Centers in Context: Twelve Case Studies. Urbana, IL: NCTE Press, 1993.

Mullin, Joan A.and Ray Wallace. Intersections: Theory-Practice in the Writing Center, NCTE, 1994.

Nelson, Jane, and Kathy Evertz, eds. The Politics of Writing Centers. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann Boynton/Cook, 2001.

Olson, Gary A., ed. Writing Centers: Theory and Administration. Urbana, IL: NCTE Press, 1984.

Pemberton, Michael A. and Joyce Kinkead, eds. The Center Will Hold: Critical Perspectives on Writing Center Scholarship. Logan, UT: Utah State P., 2003.

Silk, Bobbie B., ed. The Writing Center Resource Manual. Emmitsburg, MA: IWCA Press, 1998.

Scholarly Journals

Secondary School Writing Centers

Farrell, Pamela B. The High School Writing Center: Establishing and Maintaining One. Urbana, IL: NCTE, 1989.

Kent, Richard. Creating Student-Staffed Writing Centers, Grades 6-12. New York, NY: Peter Lang, 2006.

Mullin, Joan A.and Ray Wallace. Intersections: Theory-Practice in the Writing Center, NCTE, 1994.

PortaPortal (Rich Kent’s Site): Resources for Secondary School Writing Centers

Silk, Bobbie B., ed. The Writing Center Resource Manual. Emmitsburg, MA: IWCA Press, 1998.

 

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