Writing Center Library

The Writing Center Library is stocked with books about the writing process, writing in specific disciplines, grammar, and style. We also have guides to the major documentation styles. Feel free to come by and use our resources during open hours, but please do not remove them from our office.

Updated April 15, 2014.

Disciplines | ESL, Ethnicity, and LD | Grammar | Readers | Reference Research |
Speaking | Theory | Tutoring | Writing Centers | Writing Guides and Handbooks | Professors' Resources

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Disciplines

Barnet, Sylvan. A Short Guide to Writing About Art. 5th ed. New York: Longman, 1997.

Barnet, Sylvan. A Short Guide to Writing About Art. 6th ed. New York: Longman, 2000.

Barnet, Sylvan and William E. Cain. A Short Guide to Writing About Literature. 8th ed. New York: Longman, 2000.

Beall, Herbert and John Trimbur. A Short Guide to Writing About Chemistry. 2nd ed. New York: Longman, 2001.

Bedau, Hugo. Thinking and Writing about Philosophy. Boston: St. Martin's Press, 1996.

Beins, Bernard C., and Agatha M. Beins. Effective Writing in Psychology: Papers, Posters, and Presentations. 2nd ed. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

Bellman, Jonathan. A Short Guide to Writing About Music. New York: Longman, 2000.

Biddle, Arthur, and Daniel J. Bean. Writer's Guide: Life Sciences. Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath and Company, 1987.

Biddle, Arthur W., and Kenneth M. Holland. Writer's Guide: Political Science. Lexington: D.C. Heath and Co., 1987. (2 copies)

Bond, Lynne A. and Anthony S. Magistrale. Writer's Guide: Psychology. Lexington: D.C. Heath and Co., 1987.

Bowen, Elizabeth C., and Beverly R. Schneller Writing About Science. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford, 1991.

Comley, Nancy R., et al., eds. Fields of Writing: Readings Across the Disciplines. New York: St. Martin's, 1984.

Corrigan, Timothy. A Short Guide to Writing About Film. 4th ed. New York: Longman, 2001.

Cuba, Lee. A Short Guide to Writing About Social Science. 4th ed. New York: Longman, 2002.

Durkin, Diane Bennet. Writing in the Disciplines. New York: Random House, 1987.

Hacker, Diana. Writing About Literature. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2007.

Hacker, Diana and Nancy Sommers. Writing About Literature. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2011.

Jehn, Tom and Jane Rosenzweig. Writing in the Disciplines: Advice and Models. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2007.

Maki, Peggy, and Carol Schilling. Writing in Organizations. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1987.

Marius, Richard. A Short Guide to Writing About History. 3rd ed. New York: Longman, 1999.

Matthews, Janice R. et al. Successful Scientific Writing. 2nd ed. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Pechenik, Jan A. A Short Guide to Writing About Biology. 6th ed. New York: Longman, 2007. (3 copies)

Pechenik, Jan A. A Short Guide to Writing About Biology. 5th ed. New York: Longman, 2004.

Robinson, Marin S. et al. Write Like a Chemist: A Guide and a Resource. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Rosnow, Ralph L. and Mimi Rosnow. Writing Papers in Psychology: Proposals, Research Papers, Literature Reviews, Poster Presentations and Concise Reports. 9th ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2012.

Seech, Zachary. Writing Philosophy Papers. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing, 1993.

Shannon, Edward A. The Prentice Hall Pocket Guide to Writing About Literature. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2002.

Steffens, Henry J. and Mary Jane Dickerson. Writer's Guide: History. Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath and Company, 1987.

Thaiss, Chris and Terry Myers Zawacki. Engaged Writers and Dynamic Disciplines. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 2006.

Young, Art and Toby Fulwiler, eds. Writing Across the Disciplines: Research to Practice. Upper Montclair, NJ: Boynton/Cook Publishers, Inc., 1986.

ESL, Ethnicity, and LD

Bishop, Wendy. Ethnographic Writing Research. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 1999.

Bruce, Shanti and Ben Rafoth. ESL Writers. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 2004.

Bruce, Shanti and Ben Rafoth. ESL Writers. 2nd ed. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 2009.

Cimasko, Tony and Melinda Reichelt, eds. Foreign Language Writing Instruction: Principles and Practices. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press, 2011.

DeLuca, et al, ed. Dialogue on Writing: Rethinking ESL, Basic Writing, and First-Year Composition. Mahwah, NJ: LEA, 2002.

Ferris, Dana. Treatment of Error in Second Language Student Writing. Michigan Series on Teaching Multilingual Writers. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2002.

Gilyard, Keith, ed. Race, Rhetoric, and Composition. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 1999.

Gilyard, Keith and Vorris Nunley. Rhetoric and Ethnicity. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 2004.

***Hyland, Ken. Second Language Writing. Cambridge Language Education Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Inoue, Asao B. and Mya Poe, eds. Race and Writing Assessment. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2012.

Jordan, Jay. Redesigning Composition for Multilingual Realities. US: The Conference on College Composition and Communication of the National Council of Teachers of English, 2012.

Kells, Michelle Hall et al., eds. Latino/a Discourses. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 2004.

***Kroll, Barbara, ed. Exploring the Dynamics of Second Language Writing. The Cambridge Applied Linguistics Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Prasad, Chandra, ed. Mixed: An Anthology of Short Fiction of the Multiracial Experience. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006.

***Silva, Tony and Paul Kei Matsuda. Landmark Essays on ESL Writing. Mahwah, NJ: Hermagoras Press, 2001.

Severino, Carol et al., eds. Writing in Multicultural Settings: Research and Scholarship in Composition. New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 1997.

Grammar

Azar, Betty Schrampfer. Fundamentals of English Grammar. 2nd ed. US: Prentice Hall Regents, 1992. (plus: Workbook, Teacher's Guide, and Answer Key)

Azfar, Betty Schrampfer. Understanding and Using Endligh Grammar. 3rd ed. White Plains, NY: Longman, 2000. (Workbook, Teacher's Guide, and Answer Key)

Broderick, John P. Modern English Linguistics. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1975.

Daiker, Donal A., et al. The Writer's Options. 3rd ed. New York: Harper & Row, 1986.

Eisenberg, Nora and Harvey S. Wiener. The English Exercise Book.New York: Random House, 1983.

Feierman, Joanne. Action Grammar. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995.

Gordon, Karen E. The New Well-Tempered Sentence: A Punctuation Handbook for the Innocent, the Eager, and the Doomed. New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1993.

***Huddleston, Rodney and Geoffrey K. Pullum, eds. The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language. NY: Cambridge U. Press, 2002.

Lester, Mark. Grammar and Usage in the Classroom. 2nd ed. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 2001. (Plus: Instructor's Manual)

Morenberg, Max. Doing Grammar. New York: Oxford, 1991.

O'Connor, Patricia T. Woe is I: The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English. NY: Riverhead Books, 1996.

Rice, Scott. Right Words, Right Places. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Co., 1993.

Tarshis, Barry. Grammar for Smart People. New York: Pocket Books, 1992.

Truss, Lynne. Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation. NY: Gotham Books, 2004.

Tufte, Virginia. Artful Sentences: Syntax as Style. Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press, 2006.

Watkins, Floyd C., and William B. Dillingham. Practical English Workbook. 2nd ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1982.

Readers

Abcarian, Richard and Marvin Klotz Literature: The Human Experience. 8th ed. Boston: St. Martin's, 2002.

Bell, James, and Adrian A. Cohn. Rhetoric in a Modern Mode. 3rd ed. Beverly Hills: Glencose Press, 1976.

Bloom, Lynn Z. The Essay Connection. Lexington: D.C. Heath and Company, 1984.

Burt, Forrest D. and E. Cleve Want. Invention and Design: A Rhetorical Reader 4th ed. New York: Random House, 1985.

Braddock, Richard Introductory Readings on the English Language. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1962.

Carroll, Jeffrey. Dialogs: Reading and Writing in the Disciplines. New York: MacMillan Publishing, 1992.

DasBender, Gita, ed. Language: A Reader for Writers. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 

Dean, Leonard F., and Kenneth G. Wilson. Essays on Language and Usage. 4th ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1960.

Dews, C.L. Barney and Carolyn Leste Law. This Fine Palace So Far From Home: Voiced of Academics from the Working Class. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1995.

Elbow, Peter, ed. Landmark Essays on Voice and Writing.Mahwah, NJ: Hermagoras Press, 1994.

Eschholz, Paul A., et al., eds. Language Awareness. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1974.

Gould, Diane. Model Research Papers from Across the Disciplines. 5th ed. New York: Longman, 1999.

Herndl, Carl G., ed. Sustainability: A Reader for Writers. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 

Hogins, James Burl, and Robert E. Yarber. Reading, Writing, and Rhetoric. 5th ed. Toronto: Science Research Associates, Inc., 1983.

Jacobus, Lee A. A World of Ideas. 6th ed. Boston: St. Martin's, 2002.

Jerskey, Maria, ed. Globalization: A Reader for Writers. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 

Laird, Charlton, et al., eds. Modern English Reader. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice- Hall, 1970.

Lutkewitte, Claire, ed. Multimodal Composition: A Critical Sourcebook. Boston: Bedford/St. Marin's, 2014. 

Mauk, John, ed. Culture: A Reader for Writers. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 

Meyer, Michael. The Bedford Introduction to Literature. 6th ed. Boston: St. Martin's, 2002

Miller, Tom. Writing on the Edge: a Borderlands Reader. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2003.

Nicholas, J. Karl and James R. Nicholl. Models for Effective Writing. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Perryman-Clark, Staci, et al., eds. Students' Right to Their Own Language: A Critical Sourcebook. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2015. 

Rigg, A.G., The English Language Reader: A Historical Reader. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1968.

Rosa, Alfred, and Paul Eschholz, eds. Models for Writers. 2nd ed. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986.

Scenters-Zapico, John, ed. Identity: A Reader for Writers. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 

Smith, William F., and Raymond D. Liedlich. From Thought to Theme. 6th ed. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1980.

Sommers, Nancy, and Donald McQuade, eds. Student Writers at Work. New York: St. Martin's, 1984.

Spurgin, Sally DeWitt ed. Strategies for Argument. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Blair Press, 1992.

Straub, Richard, ed. Key Works on Teacher Response. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 2006.

Wasson, John M. Subject and Structure. 8th ed. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1984.

Wilson, Maja. Rethinking Rubrics in Writing Assessment. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2006.

Woodson, Linda. The Writer's World. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986.

Yancey, Kathleen Blake and Irwin Weiser, ed. Situating Portfolios: Four Perspectives. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 1997.

Reference

Correard, Marie-Helene and Valerie Grundy, ed. The Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Flexner, Stuart Berg and Jess Stein, ed. Random House Webster's College Thesaurus. New York: Random House, 1997.

Harper Collins French Dictionary. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1989.

Jarman, Beatriz Galimberti and Roy Russel, ed. The Oxford Spanish Dictionary. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Lindberg, Charles A. The Oxford American Thesaurus of Current English. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Morehead, Loy and Albert. The New American Webster Handy College Dictionary. 3rd ed. New York: Signet 1995.

Pocket Oxford American Dictionary and Thesaurus. 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Random House Webster's College Dictionary. New York: Random House, 1991.

Rodale, J.I. The Synonym Finder. New York: Warner Books, 1979.

Saller, Carol Fisher. The Subversive Copy Editor: Advice from Chicago. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Terrell, Peter, et al. Harper Collins German Unabridged Dictionary. 4th ed. Great Britain: Harper Collins, 1999.

Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language. New York: Gramercy Books, 1989.

Williams, Raymond. Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society. New York: Oxford University Press, 1983.

Research

Burton, Dawn, ed. Research Training for Social Scientists. London: Sage Publications, 2000.

Fink, Arlene. Conducting Research Literature Reviews: From Paper to the Internet. London: Sage Publications, 1998.

Galvin, Jose L. Writing Literature Reviews: A Guide for Students of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. 3rd ed. Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Publishing, 2006.

Goshert, John Charles. Entering the Academic Conversation: Strategies for Research Writing. Boston: Longman Prentice Hall, 2011.

Harris, Robert A. Using Sources Effectively: Strengthening Your Writing and Avoiding Plagiarism. 2nd ed. Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Publishing, 2005.

Hart, Chris. Doing a Literature Review: Releasing the Social Science Research Imagination. London: Sage Publications, 1998.

Holdstein, Deborah H. and Danielle Aquiline. Who Says? The Writer's Research. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 

Hughes, Michael A. and George F. Hayhoe. A Research Primer for Technical Communication: Methods, Exemplars, and Analyses. New York: Routledge, 2008.

Lester, James D. and James D. Lester, Jr. The Essential Guide: Research Writing Across the Disciplines. 3rd ed. New York: Pearson Longman, 2005.

Pan, M. Ling. Preparing Literature Reviews: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches. 2nd ed. Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Publishing, 2004.

Robson, Colin. How to do a Research Project: A Guide for Undergraduate Students. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2007.

Speaking

Cox, Martin R. What Every Student Should Know About Preparing Effective Oral Presentations. Boston: Pearson Education, 2007.

Duncan, Matthew and Gustav W. Friedrich. Oral Presentations in the Composition Course: A Brief Guide. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006.

O'Hair, Dan et al. A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking. 3rd ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2010.

O'Hair, Dan et al. A Speaker's Guidebook. 5th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2012.

Morgan, Nick. Trust Me: Four Steps to Authenticity and Charisma. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2009.

Theory

Bawarshi. Anis. Genre & Intervention of the Writer: Reconisdering the Place of Invention in Composition. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 2003.

Bazerman, Charles, et al. Reference Guide to Writing Across the Curriculum. Reference Guides to Rhetoric and Compostion ser. West Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press LLC, 2005.

Bazerman, Charles and David R. Russell. Landmark Essays on Writing Across the Curriculum. Davis, CA: Hermagoras Press, 1994.

Boiarsky, Carolyn R., ed. Academic Literacy in the English Classroom. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 2003.

Bryant, Lizbeth A. Voice as Process. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 2005.

Carroll, Lee Ann. Rehearsing New Roles: How College Students Develop as Writers. Studies In Writing and Rhetoric. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2002.

Clayton, Jay. The Pleasures of Babel. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1993.

Dillon, George L. Constructing Texts. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 1981. (2 copies)

Dombek, Kristin and Scott Herndon. Critical Passages: Teaching the Transition to College Composition. Language and Literature Series. New York: Teachers College Press, 2004.

Elbow, Peter. Everyone Can Write: Essays Toward a Hopeful Theory of Writing and Teaching Writing. NY: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Foster, David and David R. Russell, ed. Writing and Learning in Cross-National Perspective: Transitions from Secondary to Higher Education. Mahwah, NJ: LEA, 2003.

Handa, Carolyn. Visual Rhetoric in a Digital World. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2004.

Harkin, Patricia and John Schlib, ed. Contending with Words: Composition and Rhetoric in a Postmodern Age. New York: The Post Modern Language Association of America, 1991.

Herrington, Anne and Charles Morgan, ed. Genre Across the Curriculum. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 2005.

Hjortshoj, Keith. Understanding Writing Blocks. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Jarratt, Susan C. et al. Feminism and Composition Studies: In Other Words. New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 1998.

Kennedy, Mary Lynch, ed. Theorizing Composition: A Critical Sourcebook of Theory and Scholarship in Contemporary Composition Studies. USA: Mary Lynch Kennedy, 1999.

Lee, Amy. Composing Critical Pedagogies: Teaching Writing as Revision. Refiguring English Studies ser. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English, 2000.

Logan, Robert K., Ph.D. The Alphabet Effect. New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1986.

McLeod, Susan H. and Margot Iris Soven, eds. A History of Writing Across the Curriculum: Composing a Community. Lauer Series in Rhetoric and Composition. West Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press, 2006.

Mitchell, Sally and Richard Andrews, ed. Learning to Argue in Higher Education. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 2000.

North, Stephen M. The Making of Knowledge in Composition. Upper Montclair, NJ: Boynton/Cook Publishers, Inc., 1987.

Parker, Robert P. and Vera Goodkin. The Consequences of Writing: Enhancing Learning in the Disciplines. Upper Montclair, NJ: Boynton/Cook Publishers, Inc., 1987.

Penrose, Ann M. and Barbara M. Sitko, eds. Hearing Ourselves Think: Cognitive Research in the College Writing Classroom. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Russell, David R. Writing in the Academic Disciplines: A Curricular History. 2nd ed. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2002.

Smagorinsky, Peter, ed. Research on Composition: Multiple Perspectives on Two Decades of Change. Language and Literacy. New York: Teachers College Press, 2006.

Smithson, Isaiah and Susan L. Gabriel. Gender in the Classroom: Power and Pedagogy. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1990.

***Thaiss, Chris and Terry Myers Zawacki. Engaged Writers, Dynamic Disciplines. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 2006.

Villanueva, Victor, ed. Cross-Talk in Comp Theory. 2nd ed. Urbana, IL: NCTE, 2003.

Wysocki, Anne Frances et al. Writing New Media: Theory and Applications for Expanding the Teaching of Composition. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 2004.

Tutoring

Berthoff, Ann E. The Making of Meaning: Metaphors, Models, and Maxims for Writing Teachers. Upper Montclair, NJ: Boynton/Cook Publishers, Inc., 1981.

Black, Laurel Johnson. Between Talk and Teaching: Reconsidering the Writing Conference. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 1998.

Clark, Beverly Lyon. Talking About Writing: A Guide for Tutor and Teacher Conferences. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press, 1985. (2 copies)

Coffin, Caroline, et al. Teaching Academic Writing: A Toolkit for Higher Education. NY: Routledge, 2003.

Gillespie, Paula and Neal Lerner. The Longman Guide to Peer Tutoring. 2nd ed. New York: Pearson Longman, 2008.

Kinkead, Joyce and Jeannette Harris, eds. Writing Centers in Context: Twelve Case Studies. Urbana, IL: NCTE, 1993.

Kirkland, James W., et al. Writing and Revising: A Modern College Workbook. Lexington: D.C. Heath and Co, 1985.

Kolln, Martha. Language and Composition Workbook. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1984.

McAndrew, Donald A., and Thomas Reigstad. Tutoring Writing. NH: Boynton/Cook Publishers, 2001.

Meyer, Emily, and Louise Z. Smith. The Practical Tutor. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.

Moffet, James. Teaching the Universe of Discourse. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1983.

Murphy, Christina and Steve Sherwood. The St. Martin's Sourcebook for Writing Tutors. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1995.

Murphy, Christina and Steve Sherwood. The St. Martin's Sourcebook for Writing Tutors. 3rd ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2005.

Rafoth, Ben ed. A Tutor's Guide: Helping Writers One to One. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook Publishers, 2000.

Rafoth, Ben, ed. A Tutor's Guide: Helping Writers One to One. 2nd ed. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 2005.

Reinarz, Alice G. and Eric R. White, ed. Beyond Teaching to Mentoring. Spring 2001(85). San Francisco: 2001.

Richards, Amy. The Confident Writer: A Norton Workbook. 2nd ed. New York: W W Norton & Co., 1988.

Ryan, Leigh and Lisa Zimerelli. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006.

Shaughnessy, Mina P. Errors and Expectations. New York: Oxford University Press, 1977.

Tate, Gary et al. A Guide to Composition Pedagogies. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Walvoord, Barbara E. Fassler. Helping Students Write Well: A Guide for Teachers in All Disciplines. 2nd ed. New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 1986. (2 copies)

Writing Centers

Barnett, Robert W. and Jacob S. Blumner. Writing Centers and Writing Across the Curriculum Programs. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999.

Boquet, Elizabeth H. Noise from the Writing Center. Utah: Utah State U. Press, 2002.

Briggs, Lynn Craigue, and Meg Woolbright, eds. Stories from the Center. IL: City Desktop Productions, 2000.

Coogan, David. Electronic Writing Centers: Computing the Field of Composition. Stamford, CN: Ablex Publishing Corp., 1999.

Geller, Anne Ellen et al. The Everyday Writing Center: A Community of Practice. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 2007.

Gillespie, Paula et al., eds. Writing Center Research: Extending the Conversation. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2002.

Gladstein, Jill M. and Dara Rossman Regaignon. Writing Program Administration at Small Liberal Arts Colleges. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press, 2012.

Greenfield, Laura and Karen Rowan, eds. Writing Centers and the New Racism: A Call for Sustainable Dialogue and Change. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 2011.

Grimm, Nancy Maloney. Good Intentions: Writing Center Work for Postmodern Times. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook Publishers, 1999.

Hobson, Eric. H, ed. Wiring the Writing Center. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 1998.

Inman, James A. and Donna N. Sewell. Taking Flight with Owls: Examining Electronic Writing Center Work. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc, 2000.

Moss, Beverly J., et al, ed. Writing Groups Inside and Outside the Classroom. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2004.

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

Murphy, Christina, and Joe Law, eds. Landmark Essays on Writing Centers. Davis, CA: Hermagoras, 1995.

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

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

Writing Guides and Handbooks

Adler, Mortimer, and Charles Van Doren. How to Read a Book. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1972.

Arem, Cynthia A. Conquering Writing Anxiety. Englewood, CO: Morton Publishing, 2011. (Examination Copy)

Asher, Donald. Graduate Admissions Essays. CA: Ten Speed Press, 2000.

Axelrod, Rise B. and Charles R. Cooper. The St. Martin's Guide to Writing. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985.

Axelrod, Rise B. and Charles R. Cooper. The St. Martin's Guide to Writing. 9th ed. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2010.

Barnet, Sylvan and Hugo Bedau. Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing. 4th ed. Boston: St. Martin's, 2002. (2 copies)

Barnet, Sylvan and Hugo Bedau. Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing. 5th ed. Boston: St. Martin's, 2005.

Barnet, Sylvan and Hugo Bedau. Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing. 6th ed. Boston: St. Martin's, 2008.

Barzun, Jacques. Simple & Direct. Chicago: U. of Chicago Press, 1985.

Beale, Walter H. Real Writing. 2nd ed. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman and Company, 1986.

Biddle, Arthur W. Writer to Writer. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1985.

Bilsky, Manuel. Logic and Effective Argument. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1956.

Booth, Wayne C., et al. The Craft of Research. Chicago: U. of Chicago Press, 1995.

Booth, Wayne C., et al. The Craft of Research. 2nd ed. Chicago: U. of Chicago Press, 2003.

Bradbury, Ray. Zen in the Art of Writing. New York, NY: Bantam, 1992. (2 copies)

Bridges, Charles W. and Ronald F. Lunsford. Writing: Discovering Form and Meaning. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1984.

Bullock, Richard, et al. The Little Seagul Handbook. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2014.

Bullock, Richard. The Norton Field Guide to Writing. 2nd ed. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006.

Clausen, Dennis M. Concise Process Handbook. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1987.

Clouse, Barbara Fine. Working it Out: A Troubleshooting Guide for Writers. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw- Hill, 1997.

Concise Rules of APA Style. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2005.

Cook, Claire Kehrwald. Line by Line. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1985.

Corbett, Edward P. J. Classical Rhetoric for the Modern Student. 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.

Crump, Eric and Nick Carbone. English Online: A Student's Guide to the Internet and World Wide Web. New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1997.

***Cunningham, Pearsall. The Fundamentals of Good Writing. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co, 1988.

Dodd, Janet S. The ACS Guide. Washington, DC: American Chemical Society, 1997.

Ede, Lisa. The Academic Writer: A Brief Guide. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2008.

Ede, Lisa. Work in Progress: A Guide to Writing and Revising. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992.

Elbow, Peter and Pat Belanoff. Being a Writer: A Community of Writers Revisited. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2003.

Elbow, Peter. Writing With Power. New York: Oxford, 1981. (2 copies)

Faigley, Lester and Jack Selzer. Good Reasons with Contemporary Arguments: Reading, Designing, and Writing Effective Arguments. 2nd ed. New York: Pearson Longman, 2004.

Flachmann, Kim. Focus: A College English Handbook. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1981.

Flower, Linda. Problem-Solving Strategies for Writing. 2nd ed. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1985.

Foley, Stephen M. and Joseph W. Gordon. Conventions and Choices: A Brief Book of Style and Usage. Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath and Co., 1986.

Fulwiler, Toby and Art Young, eds. Language Connections. Urbana, IL: National Council on Teachers of English, 1982.

Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 4th ed. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1995.

Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 5th ed. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1999.

Goldberg, Natalie. Writing Down the Bones. Boston, MA: Shambhala Publishers, Inc., 1986.

Graff, Gerald and Cathy Birkenstein. They Say/ I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. (2 copies)

Guinn, Dorothy M. and Daniel Marder A Spectrum of Rhetoric. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1987.

Hacker, Diana. Rules for Writers. 4th ed. Boston: St. Martin's, 2000. (2 copies)

Hacker, Diana. A Writer's Reference. 4th ed. Boston: St. Martin's, 1999. (3 copies)

Hacker, Diana. A Writer's Reference. 5th ed. Boston: St. Martin's, 2003.

Heffernan, James A.W. and John E. Lincoln. Writing: A Concise Handbook. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 1996.

Keyes, Ralph. The Courage to Write. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1995.

King, Stephen. On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft. New York: Pocket Books, 2000.

Kirszner, Laurie G. and Stephen R. Mandell. The Holt Handbook. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1999.

Kirszner, Laurie G. and Stephen R. Mandell. The Pocket Wadsworth Handbook. 4th ed. Boston: Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2008.

Kirszner, Laurie G. and Stephen R. Mandell. Writing First: Practice in Context. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2000. 

Lamott, Anne. Bird by Bird. New York: Random House, 1994.

Lanham, Richard A. Analyzing Prose. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1983.

Lanham, Richard A. Revising Prose. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1979.

Lanham, Richard A. Revising Prose. 4th ed. New York: Allyn and Bacon, 2000.

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