Welcome to the WAC Clearinghouse
Supporting Scholarly Exchange About Communication Across the Disciplines
As an open-access publisher dedicated to providing barrier- and cost-free access to scholarly work in writing studies, the WAC Clearinghouse is similarly devoted to openness and transparency in its publishing practices. Did you know that authors who publish with the WAC Clearinghouse retain copyright for their published work? Read our full copyright statement and our invitation to contribute scholarly work for more details.
citations in CompPile
Welcome to the WAC Clearinghouse. We are an open-access publishing collaborative that draws on the contributions of more than 180 scholars from six continents. Our members serve in editorial roles ranging from journal and book series editors and editorial staff members to peer-reviewers and editorial board members. We publish articles and books of interest to both the writing-across-the-curriculum community and the larger writing studies community. We support research on the use of writing to support learning and teaching. And we provide a wide range of web-based resources for instructors who wish to use writing in their courses. You can access our publications, use the CompPile database, and access resources through the following links.
The Clearinghouse offers more than 150 open-access, scholarly books, including original monographs and edited collections. View our books
The Clearinghouse publishes, hosts, or provides access to the archives for several refereed, open-access journals. View our journals
The leading database in the field of writing studies, CompPile allows ready reference to writing studies scholarship from 1939 to the present. View CompPile
Our peer-reviewed resources
support the use of writing in courses across the disciplines.
The Clearinghouse and the Association for Writing Across the Curriculum sponsor awards for WAC scholarship, program development, and achievements.
More than 2300 individuals have contributed work in the open-access books and journals on this site.
The Clearinghouse relies on a large, distributed network of colleagues who work together to publish our books and journals in open-access formats. If you would like to support these efforts, please view options for one-time and sustaining donations as well as institutional and organizational sponsorships.