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Online Resources for Instructors

This page contains helpful information from our Resources for Writers section as well as links to university writing centers from all over the country. Covering the many steps of academic writing from pre-writing and organization to documenting sources and editing, this information can be used by instructors in the classroom or as additional information for students.

Digital versions of the Help Sheets are available at the Writing Center and for download on this page.

Essay Terms and Genres

These resources discuss basic essay terminology and an overview of writing genres.

Beginning the Writing Process

The following resources deal with pre-writing strategies and understanding student inhibitions and difficulties.

Structuring a College-level Paper

These pages tackle issues with organization and the structures of academic writing.

Style and Language

These resources provide help with style and such issues as mechanics and clarity.

Revising and Proofreading

These pages provide guides to help students with grammar, punctuation, and revision.

Documenting Sources and Plagiarism

The following resources deal with documenting sources in different disciplines and how to handle issues of plagiarism.

ESL Writers

The following websites provide assistance with instructing ESL writers.

Other Kinds of Writing

For non-academic writing styles, including personal statements, resumes/CVs, and memos, consult the following online guides.

IUP Writing Center Help Sheets

  • Writing Center
  • Eicher Hall, Room 218
    860 Grant Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-3029
  • Regular Hours
  • Monday through Thursday
  • 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday
  • 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.