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Winner of the 2007 ACRL Instruction Section Ilene F. Rockman Publication of the Year Award

Centers for Learning examines the potentials inherent in partnerships between libraries and writing centers. By focusing on shared concepts and practices, the editors suggest that such partnerships might respond more coherently to the needs of today's students. Case studies highlighting the possibilities of collaborations form the body of the book. A conclusion reflects on the implications of these case studies from a writing center perspective.

Chapter One
Writing Centers and Libraries in Collaboration: A Basis in Theory.
James K. Elmborg

Chapter Two
Teaching Librarians and Writing Center Professionals in Collaboration: Complementary Practices
Sheril Hook

Chapter Three
Roots Entwined: Growing a Sustainable Collaboration
Michele Eodice and Lea Currie

Chapter Four
Yours, Mine and Ours: Collaboration among Faculty, Library, and Writing Center
Sarah Leadley and Becky Reed Rosenberg

Chapter Five
From Cross-referencing to Co-construction: Contemplating Collaborative Potentials for Reference and the Writing Center at Southwest Missouri State University
Casey Reid

Chapter Six
Library and Learning Center Collaborations: Within and Outside Walls
Judy Arzt

Chapter Seven
It Might Come in Handy: Composing a Writing Archive at the University of New Hampshire
Cinthia Gannett, Elizabeth Slomba, Kate Tirabassi, Amy Zenger, John C. Brereton

Chapter Eight
The Wesley College Library and Writing Center: A Case Study in Collaboration
Michele R. Giglio and Constance F. Strickland

Chapter Nine
More Connected Student Learning: Research and Writing Project Clinics at Bowling Green State University
Colleen Boff and Barbara Toth

Chapter Ten
Gaining a Scholarly Voice: Intervention, Invention, and Collaboration
Donna Fontanarose Rabuck, Pat Youngdahl, Kamolthip Phonlabutra, and Sheril Hook

Chapter Eleven
A Library, Learning Center, & Classroom Collaboration: A Case Study
Carolyn White and Margaret Pobywajlo

Chapter Twelve
Off Center Collaborations
Nathalie Singh-Corcoran and Thomas P. Miller

James K. Elmborg

James K. Elmborg is associate professor, School of Library and Information Science at the University of Iowa.

Sheril Hook

Sheril Hook is coordinator of Instructional Services at the University of Toronto, Mississauga.