OWL at Purdue Logo

This page is brought to you by the OWL at Purdue (https://owl.english.purdue.edu/). When printing this page, you must include the entire legal notice at bottom.

News from the Purdue Writing Lab

The Purdue OWL News is an online newsletter addressing readers' writing-related questions and covering events in the Purdue University Writing Lab and the Online Writing Lab at Purdue (Purdue OWL).

The Grammar Gang offers grammar information and answers your grammar questions on their blog, a cross-cultural writing resource endeavor brought to you by the Purdue OWL and the UniSA/Adeliade University Possums.

Additional Purdue Writing Lab Annual Reports Now Available


December 4, 2014 9:57 am
By Joshua M. Paiz

The Purdue Writing Lab is pleased to announce Writing Lab annual reports from 1990-1992 are now available, as are our summer reports from 1991-1992. These reports provides the reader with a glance into activities at the Purdue Writing Lab. This includes information on our one-to-one tutoring that is freely available to all Purdue University West Lafayette students, faculty, and staff; our research and outreach activities; and on select analytics for the Purdue Online Writing Lab. 

Further updates to this page will be made as either (a) new annual reports are approved by Writing Lab administration, or (b) as older reports are uncovered and digitized.

To access the annual reports page, click here


American Sociological Association Updates


November 21, 2014 11:08 am
By Joshua M. Paiz

We're pleased to announce that our ASA resources are now up-to-date with the ASA Style Guide 5th Edition. 

Content Coordinator Joshua M. Paiz completed this work. 


American Sociological Association Updates


November 20, 2014 11:00 am
By Joshua M. Paiz

Pardon our dust. Recently, the American Sociological Association (ASA) released the 5th edition of their style guide. The Purdue OWL staff is currently working towards updating our ASA content to reflect the changes (relatively few) and expansions to ASA style. We anticipate that we will have this completed on or before 25 November 2014. Thank you for your patience as we update this resource. 


Purdue OWL: PowerPoint Updates, Part 2


November 11, 2014 1:02 pm
By Joshua M. Paiz

The Purdue OWL is pleased to announce that the second round of updates to ourPowerPoint resources are complete and now live on the Purdue OWL. In this round of updated, the following resources have been moved to our new template, as well as having received other visual and minor content updates:

Problem Statements

MLA 7th Edition Formatting and Style Guide

APA Formatting and Style Guide

Planning and Organizing Technical Reports

Document Design and Presentation

Conciseness of Language: Further Applications

Visual Rhetoric for Student Writers

Developing Your Résumé

Teaching Writing to Science Undergraduates: A Workshop for Instructors of Introductory Science Courses

Introduction to Color Theory: Color & Rhetorical Purpose

Field Research: Conducting an Interview

Crossing the Finish Line: Writing a Job Acceptance Letter

Writing Scientific Abstracts

Writing a Literary Analysis

Chicago’s Notes and Bibliography Formatting and Style Guide

We would like to thank content developer Arielle McKee for her efforts in updating these resources. 


Purdue OWL: PowerPoint Updates


November 4, 2014 10:20 am
By Joshua M. Paiz

The Purdue OWL is pleased to announce that the first round of updates to our PowerPoint resources are complete and now live on the Purdue OWL. In this round of updated, the following resources have been moved to our new template, as well as having received other visual and minor content updates:

Teaching and Assessing Writing in the Grammar Classroom

Analytical Research Projects: Basic Elements of Analytical Research and Writing

Peer Review: Looking at Texts from a Reader's Perspective

Sentence Clarity

Organizing your Argument

Writing Lab Orientation for ESL Writers

Résumés

Scannable Résumés

The Writing Process

Invention (Pre-writing)

Effective Persuasion: Developing Persuasive Documents

Designing an Effective PowerPoint: Quick Guide

Conquering the Comma

We would like to thank content developer Veronika Maliborska for her efforts in updating these resources. 


The Alumni Annotations for Fall 2014


October 31, 2014 1:57 pm
By Joshua M. Paiz

The Purdue Writing Lab is pleased to announce that the Fall 2014 issue of the Alumni Annotations is now available. This issue features a fresh new design thanks to the Writing Lab Secretary Chris Voeglein. To access this semester's issue, click here


Purdue Writing Lab Annual Reports


September 4, 2014 5:59 am
By Joshua M. Paiz

The Purdue Writing Lab is pleased to announce that its annual reports will become freely available to the public beginning with the May 2013 - May 2014 Annual Report. This report provides the reader with a glance into activities at the Purdue Writing Lab. This includes information on our one-to-one tutoring that is freely available to all Purdue University West Lafayette students, faculty, and staff; our research and outreach activities; and on select analytics for the Purdue Online Writing Lab. 

Past annual reports will come online in the coming weeks. 

To access the annual reports page, click here


Purdue OWL: Writing Press Releases


August 20, 2014 12:35 pm
By Joshua M. Paiz

The Purdue OWL is pleased to announce the launch of our latest resource. This resource provides our users with a guide to writing press releases. This includes a discussion of the rhetorical situation of press releases, as well as an overview of the structure of the typical press release.

To access this resource, click here

Thanks to content developer Dennis Koyama for his work on this resource.


Purdue Writing Lab Fall 2014 Hours


August 4, 2014 8:08 am
By Joshua M. Paiz

The Purdue Writing Lab is pleased to announce our Fall 2014 hours for the Writing Lab and our satellite locations. To view our hours or appointment information, click here

Please note, the Purdue Writing Lab and its satellite locations are only available to Purdue University West Lafayette students, faculty, and staff. 


New Resources on Video Résumés


July 4, 2014 11:24 am
By Joshua M. Paiz

A few weeks ago, the Purdue OWL launched a new vidcast on YouTube discussing video résumés. We are pleased to announce that today we are launching a series of static resources to extend this discussion of this special class of job search texts. To access the video résumés static resources, click here

These new resources discuss everything from planning and filming your video résumé to editing and distributing it. 

We would like to extended our warmest thanks to consummate content developer Dan Liddle for his efforts in preparing these resources.  


[First Page] [Prev] Showing page 3 of 15 pages [Next] [Last Page]

Copyright ©1995-2015 by The Writing Lab & The OWL at Purdue and Purdue University. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, reproduced, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our terms and conditions of fair use.