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D. Hiden Ramsey Library, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Writing in the Disciplines: General Resources

A guide to writing resources available in Ramsey Library and the UNCA Writing Center.

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General Resources

Bean John C.  Engaging Ideas:  The Professor's Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom.   [PE 1404 .B35 1996]  (copies in UNCA Writing Ctr., & General Collection)

Bowden, John. Writing Good Reports.    [electronic resource]

Bullock, Richard H. The Norton Field Guide to Writing  [UNCA Writing Ctr  PE1408.B883825 2010]

Coffin, Caroline.  Teaching Academic Writing: A Toolkit for Higher Education. [PE 1404 .T43]

Costanzo, William.  The Writer's Eye: Composition in the Multimedia Age.  [PE1408 .C636 2008]

Crider, Scott F.  The Office of Assertion:  An Art of Rhetoric for the Academic Essay. [P 301.5  .A27 C75]

Dickson, Marcia.  It's Not Like That Here: Teaching Academic Writing and Reading to Novice Writers.
[PE 1404 .D45 1995]

Decoding the Disciplines: Helping Students Learn Disciplinary Ways of Thinking.  [LB 1025.2 .N456 no. 98 2004]

Elbow, Peter.  Writing with Power: Techniques for Mastering the Writing Process.  [PE 1408 .E39 1998]

Graff, Gerald.  They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing. [UNCA Writing Ctr  PE1431 .G73 2006]

Hacker, Diana A Pocket Style Manual  [UNCA Reference Desk PE1408. H26 2012]

Harris, Joseph.  Rewriting: How To Do Things With Texts.  [UNCA Writing Ctr.  PE1401 .H363 2006]

Harvey, Michael.  The Nuts and Bolts of College Writing.  [PE 1408 .H3927 2003]  (copies in UNCA Writing Ctr., & General Collection)

Haswell, Richard (ed.).  Beyond Outcomes: Assessment and Instruction Within the University Writing Program.  PE 1404 .B49 2001.

Hjortshoj, Keith.  The Transition to College Writing.  [UNCA Writing Ctr. PE 1408 .H636 2001]

Holdstein, Deborah.  Personal Effects: the Social Character of Scholarly Writing.  [PE 1404 .P457 2001]

Hult, Christine A.  Researching and Writing Across the Curriculum. [UNCA Writing Ctr. LB2369 .H84 2002]

Jacobus, Lee A.  Substance, Style, and Strategy.  [PE 1408. J265 1998]

Joyner, Randy L. Writing the Winning Thesis or Dissertation: A Step by Step Guide
[Call number coming soon]

Kessler, Elizabeth Rodriguez. Reflect, Inform, Persuade: College Writing Today
[UNCA Writing Ctr. PE 1408 .K523 2010]

Klooster, David.  The Writer's Community. [UNCA Writing Ctr. PE 1408 .K684 1995]

Krause, Steven D.  The Process of Research Writing  [electronic resource]

Lunsford, Andrea A. Easy Writer: A Pocket Reference
  [PE 1408 .L852 2010]

Lynn, Steven. A Short Guide to Writing.  [UNCA Writing Ctr  PE 1408 .L93 1997]

McClain, Molly.  Schaum's Quick Guide to Writing Great Essays  [electronic resource]

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers: 7th edition  [UNCA Reference Desk LB2369. G53 2009]

Mondschein, Leist.  Writing to Teach; Writing to Learn in Higher Education. [PE1404 .M65 2006]

Muth, Marcia. Researching and Writing: A Portable Guide.  [UNCA Writing Ctr. LB2369 .M87 2006]

Northey, Margot.  Making Sense: a Student's Guide to Research and Writing. [LB2369 .N67]

Pemberton, Michael. The Ethics of Writing Instruction:  Issues in Theory and Practice. 
PE 1404.E87 2000

Ridley, Diana.  The Literature Review: A Step-by-Step Guide for Students.  [LB2369.R525]

Rozakis, Laurie.  Schaum's Quick Guide to Writing Great Research Papers.  [electronic resource]

Runciman, Lex.  Asking Questions: A Rhetoric for the Intellectual Life. [UNCA Writing Ctr.  [PE 1408.R855 2000]

Scorcinelli, Mary. Writing to Learn: Strategies for Assigning and Responding to Writing Across the Disciplines. [LB 1025.2 .N456 no. 69 1997]

Siler, Jocelyn.  The Essential Rhetoric. [UNCA Writing Ctr. PE 1408 .S4877 2000]

Silver, Paul J.  How to Write a Lot. [UNCA Writing Ctr. PE1408 .S48787]

Soles, Derek.  The Essentials of Academic Writing.  [LB2369 .S62 2005]

Spigelman, Candace.  Personally Speaking:  Experience as Evidence in Academic Discourse.  [PE 1401 .S747 2004]

Strunk, William.  Elements of Style.  [PE1408 .S72005] (copies in UNCA Writing Ctr., General Collection and at the Reference Desk)

The Subject is Research: Processes and Practices. [UNCA Writing Ctr  Q180.55. M4.S87]

Thaiss, Christopher.  Engaged Writers and Dynamic Disciplines:  Research on the Academic Writing Life. [PE1404 .T4717 2006]

Tingle, Nick.  Self-development and College Writing. [PE 1404 .T56 2004]

Wisker, Gina T. The Undergraduate Research Handbook
  [LB2369.W57 2009]

Writing in the Arts and Sciences
.  [PE1478 .W75] (copies in UNCA Writing Ctr. & General Collection)

Writing, Teaching, and Learning in the Disciplines.  [LB1576 .W76 1992] (copies in UNCA Writing Ctr. & General Collection)

Zinsser, William K.  On Writing Well: the Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction .  [PE1429 .Z5 1998]

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