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Handbook of technical writing

Author: Gerald J Alred; Charles T Brusaw; Walter E Oliu
Publisher: Boston : Bedford/St. Martins, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Tenth editionView all editions and formats
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Now in its tenth edition, this classic book remains the complete technical-writing reference for students and professionals alike. Alphabetically organized and easy-to-use, its nearly 400 entries provide guidance for writing all the most common types of professional documents and correspondence, including reports, proposals, manuals, memos, and white papers. Abundant real-world sample documents and visuals  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald J Alred; Charles T Brusaw; Walter E Oliu
ISBN: 9781250004413 1250004411 9780312679453 0312679459 9781457604492 1457604493
OCLC Number: 757147688
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiv, 647 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Contents by topic --
Preface --
Five steps to successful writing --
Checklist of the writing process --
Handbook of technical writing: alphabetical entries --
Index --
Commonly misused words and phrases --
Model documents and figures by topic.
Responsibility: Gerald J. Alred, Charles T. Brusaw, Walter E. Oliu.

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Combining guidance for writing over 40 types of professional documents with coverage of grammar, usage, and style, this guide to technical communication provides access to hundreds of topics and  Read more...

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