Other Writing Centers
Bemidji State University (Bemidji, MN)
Contains a page on typical writing assignments and tips for doing well on them, as well as guidelines for writing in general and help on using sources.
Brown University's Writing Center
Mostly linked content to other sites, but it has a thorough selection. Also has a section for graduate students under General Resources.
Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Illinois at Springfield
Handouts on all phases of the writing process. Categories of Writing Tips, Study and Test-taking Tips, and Research Paper guidelines seem especially useful.
Dartmouth Institute for Writing and Rhetoric
Extensive Teaching and Learning resources. “Materials for Students” sections include original content divided into several categories: Writing the Academic Paper; Writing in the Humanities; Writing in the Social Sciences; Writing in the Sciences; Writing a Thesis; Using Sources; Special Writers; and Special Writing Tasks. Also offers materials for writing tutors and faculty.
Duke University's Writing Studio
Lots of links under Resources page, a mix of original content from Duke and from other Writing Centers. Good list of genres plus info for graduate students.
George Mason University's The University Writing Center
Under Resource Center link are handouts on multiple subjects, links to style guides and tips on avoiding plagiarism, and many PowerPoint online workshops, especially on research papers.
Georgetown University's Writing Center
Resources page lists links to other writing centers. Offers quick links to areas of writing and to various disciplines/classes. Also has sections on Citation Manuals and Style Guides and links to other useful writing sites.
LEO: Literacy Education Online (St. Cloud State University)
Nice alphabetical listing of links and handouts by topics. Great examples throughout. The pages on thesis statements and on intros/conclusions are especially useful.
Princeton University's Writing Center
Basic site has a nice section on Advice for Academic Writing, which includes topics such as getting started, developing arguments, revision, outlines, intros/conclusions, and abstracts.
Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL)
This comprehensive site is packed with insightful information. The Navigation sidebar breaks down information into 15 categories. Among the most useful categories: The Writing Process; Professional, Technical, and Job Search Writing; General Academic Writing; Research and Citation; English as a Second Language; Literary Analysis and Criticism; and Creative Writing.
Towson University's Online Writing Support
This is a grammar-centric site, but it’s a terrific one. The layout is clean and easy to read, with myriad helpful examples. It also has a number of online exercises that can be graded instantly.
Trinity College’s Allan K. Smith Center for Writing and Rhetoric
A nice “Writer’s Web Shelf,” which includes links to dictionaries, thesaurus, grammar, etc. Also has section for Documentation and Guides.
University of Houston's Writing Studio
Great layout with strong ESL site. Resources on research and writing process, grammar and documentation, and discipline-specific writing
University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Writing Center
Good list of links to citation guides, other writing centers, and some online journals and texts. Also features tutoring success stories.
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill's Writing Center
Iinsightful handouts listed under Student Resources. Categories are Writing the Paper; Citation, Style and Sentence-Level Concerns; Specific Writing Assignments; and Writing for Specific Fields. Clean, easy layout, too.
University of Richmond’s Writer’s Web
Excellent breakdown of writing process; the Getting Started section is particularly helpful
University of Texas-Austin’s Undergraduate Writing Center
Handouts include links and options for PDFs. Offers Praxis: An Online Writing Journal, with lots of articles about writing. Also has a section for Online Advice about Writing with detailed FAQs.
University of Toronto
Lots of original content under Advice link; categories include Planning and Organizing; Reading and Researching; Using Sources; Specific Types of Writing; Style and Editing; Grammar and Punctuation; ESL, and further resources. Offers printable PDFs for everything.
University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Writing Center
Well-organized “Writers Handbook” includes handouts and links on Stages of the Writing Process; Common Writing Assignments; Grammar and Punctuation; Improving Your Writing Style; and Citing References in Your Paper.