Resources

A number of organizations and research journals exist for professional writers. As you pursue your studies and consider career and graduate school opportunities, be sure to reference these resources.  Undergraduates may join professional organizations.

Organizations

Alliance for Computers and Writing
http://www2.nau.edu/acw/

American Communication Association
http://www.americancomm.org/

American Copy Editors Society
http://www.copydesk.org/

American Forensic Association
http://www.americanforensics.org/

American Grant Writer’s Association
http://www.agwa.us/

American Medical Writers Association
http://www.amwa.org/

American Society of Business Publication Editors
http://www.asbpe.org/

American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors
http://www.ashpe.org/

American Society for the History of Rhetoric
http://www.ashr.org

Association for Teachers of Technical Writing
http://www.attw.org

Central States Communication Association
http://www.csca-net.org/aws/CSCA/pt/sp/home_page

Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication
http://www.cptsc.org

IEEE Communications Society
http://www.comsoc.org

IEEE Professional Communication Society
http://www.ieeepcs.org

International Association of Business Communicators
http://www.iabc.com/

International Communication Association
http://www.icahdq.org/

International Society for the History of Rhetoric
http://ishr.cua.edu/

National Association of Independent Writers and Editors
http://naiwe.com/

National Association of Science Writers
https://www.nasw.org/

National Communication Association
http://www.natcom.org/

Professional Editors Group
http://www.editors.org.za/

Professional Editors Network
http://www.pensite.org/

Public Relations Society of America
http://www.prsa.org/

Rhetoric Society of America
http://associationdatabase.com/aws/RSA/pt/sp/Home_Page

SIGDOC: Special Interest Group for the Design of Communications
http://www.acm.org/sigdoc

Society of American Business Editors and Writers
http://sabew.org/

Society for Editors and Proofreaders
http://www.sfep.org.uk/

Society for Technical Communication
http://www.stc.org

Usability Professionals Association
http://www.upassoc.org

Journals

Business Communication Quarterly
Available in the King Library databases.

IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication
Available in the King Library databases.

Intercom
http://www.stc.org/publications/intercom

Journal of Business Communication
Available in the King Library databases.

Journal of Business and Technical Communication
Available in the King Library databases.

Journal of Technical Writing and Communication
Available in the King Library databases.

Technical Communication Quarterly
Available in the King Library databases.

Technical Communication
Available in the King Library databases.

TECHWR-L Magazine
http://techwhirl.com/category/technical-writing-magazine/

Email/Discussion Lists

TECHWR-L
http://www.techwr-l.com/

Professional/Technical Writing Program Listings

Society for Technical Communication

http://www.stc.org/edu/academic01.asp