Welcome to The Writing Center Resource Hub! Click a link below, or simply scroll down, to locate helpful writing-related resources. (But don't forget that a Writing Center consultation might be just the support you need!)
Brainstorming Inspiration Career-Related Documents Citations & Formatting Collaboration Research & Project Management Creative Writing ELL Journaling Oral Communication Multimedia Presentations Productivity Internet Distraction Blockers Revision Grammar Proofreading Structure & Organization Outlining Welcome Distractions Word Reference
Disclaimer: As Writing Center consultants, we've found the following resources trustworthy and helpful to our development as writers. Remember that these resources are not necessarily accurate to what an instructor may be looking for in your writing, so it's always best to double-check with your instructor's directions.
Note: All resources that require purchase are indicated with $.
Brainstorming and Inspiration
For rethinking your approach to writing and understanding the writing process in a new way. Be inspired! Draw out those ideas hiding away in your brilliant brain.
For resumes, cover letters, CVs, personal statements, and more. Need help preparing for an interview? Check out our resources for Oral Communication.
Citations and Formatting
Trustworthy sources for citing and formatting in most disciplines. Don't see your citation style below? Check out the Purdue Owl's complete discipline listing for further resources.
In addition, we have style manuals (APA, MLA, Chicago, and more) available for student use in the Writing Center. Please feel welcome to come in and ask us for help if you are having difficulties with using the Purdue OWL or the style manuals.
AMA Style Stat!
Purdue Owl APA
Purdue Owl Chicago
Collaboration, Project Management, and Research Management
Free sites that make collaborating in group projects easier. Helpful tools to manage research and large projects.
Idea generators, prompts, and publishing opportunities for inspiring your creativity and developing conventions of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.
UCCS Free Expression Poetry Club: Meets Thursdays at 7:00 in the MOSAIC Office
English Language Learners
For developing language skills and support for language acquisition.
Journaling, free-writing, and note-taking apps.
Oral Communication and Multimedia Presentation
Tips, tutorials, and tools for creating and giving effective presentations.
Tips for increasing productivity, writing environments to help you focus, and reward-based writing motivators.
Internet Distraction Blockers
Tips and guides for effective revision, proofreading, and editing.
Structure, Organization, and Outlining
Tools and methods for bettering the structure and organization of your writing.
For when you need to take your mind off your writing.
Dictionaries, thesauruses, and etymologies for improving word choice.