Handbook of Technical Writing

Handbook of Technical Writing

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The seventh edition of this classic comprehensive reference is now easier to use and more thorough than ever. With up-to-date coverage of workplace technology--from e-mail, Internet research, and writing for the Web to Web forms and page design--the Handbook of Technical Writing offers expert advice for meeting the demands of online writing. Abundant "real world" examples and sample documents throughout the text provide models for effective technical communication. The book's new "five-way access" structure--the alphabetical organization, topical key to the alphabetical entries, checklist of the writing process, comprehensive index, and new topical list of figures and model documents--provides even more ways of retrieving information, faster. This editionalso includes new and revised entries on research, documenting sources, brochures, formal reports, newsletters, proposals, sales letters, presentations, and visuals. With entries that have been consolidated and streamlined, and in-depth treatment of grammar, usage, and the writing skills that both students and professionals need to master, the Handbook of Technical Writing remains both an accessible and easy-to-use guide, and the quick reference faithful users have come to appreciate.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, c2003.
Edition: Seventh edition
ISBN: 9780312309237
Branch Call Number: 808.0666 ALRED G, 2003
Characteristics: xxvi, 645 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Brusaw, Charles T.
Oliu, Walter E.


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