Handbook of Technical Writing / Edition 8

Handbook of Technical Writing / Edition 8

by Gerald J. Alred, Charles T. Brusaw, Walter E. Oliu
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0312436130

ISBN-13: 9780312436131

Pub. Date: 10/07/2005

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

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"

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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 edition also includes new and revised entires 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312436131
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
10/07/2005
Edition description:
Eighth Edition
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacev
Five Steps to Successful Writingxi
Checklist of the Writing Processxix
Topical Key to the Alphabetical Entriesxxi
Topical List of Figures and Model Documentsxxiv
Handbook of Technical Writing: Alphabetical Entries1
Index591

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